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Lauren's Green Smoothie

Lauren's Green Smoothie

Steam spinach. Add all ingredients to blender and blend. Makes 1 serving This recipe is one that has been perfected by my daughter, Lauren. She sometimes adds cocoa to it and says that it makes it a strange colour but that it tastes delicious. This breakfast drink is chock full of nutrients and contains all [...]Read More...

Lively Up Yourself Lentil Soup

Lively Up Yourself Lentil Soup

Bring 6 cups of water to a boil in a large saucepan, add the lentils, cook for about 20 minutes or until tender. Drain and set aside. Meanwhile, heat the oil in a heavy pot over medium heat, then add the onion, garlic, and salt and saute until tender, a couple of minutes. Stir in [...]Read More...

Mindful Eating

Mindful Eating

Mindful eating is a way to approach daily eating with more awareness. If practiced regularly, it can change our eating and our health. Each day, each meal, we have an opportunity to slow down and notice what we are eating and how it feels in our body. Slowing down, noticing, paying attention makes it easier [...]Read More...

Curried Rice Salad

Curried Rice Salad

Cook rice and set aside to cool in a large bowl. Toast almonds in 350 degree F oven for 7 – 10 minutes and set aside to cool. Stir almonds, celery, red and green peppers, green onions and cilantro into the cooled rice. In small bowl, mix lemon juice, olive oil, curry and pepper. Pour [...]Read More...

Green Bean Salad with Pickled Red Onion and Toasted Almonds

Green Bean Salad with Pickled Red Onion and Toasted Almonds

Toast the almonds in a 350 degree oven for 7 – 10 minutes. Toss with one teaspoon of olive oil and add salt and pepper to taste. Transfer almonds to a plate, let cool and cut each almond in half. In a small bowl, whisk together the vinegar, water, salt and sugar together. Add the [...]Read More...

Buying Organic Produce

Buying Organic Produce

Dr. Andrew Weil recently posted an article about his partnership with the Environmental Working Group (EWG), a non-profit organization that advocates for policies that protect global and individual health. EWG has recently released a Shoppers’ Guide to Pesticides in Produce. The 2010 version is based on the results of current research on nearly 96,000 pesticide [...]Read More...

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