The New Year

The New Year

The new year is here.  Although New Year’s Resolutions are things we don’t tend to keep, the new year brings thoughts of goals for the upcoming year. Making healthy eating and exercise goals for the new year can be motivating – make them small and manageable. For instance, a good healthy eating goal for January [...]Read More...

Spicy Bowl of Chickpeas

Spicy Bowl of Chickpeas

In a large pot, heat oil.  Add spices.  Cook over low heat for 1 minute. Add onion, garlic, and ginger. Cook for 1 – 2 minutes until onions are tender. Add tomatoes and bring to a boil. Add the vegetable stock, chickpeas and coconut milk. Bring to a simmer and continue cooking for about 5 [...]Read More...

Penne with Herbed Tomatoes and Tuna

Penne with Herbed Tomatoes and Tuna

In a large pot of boiling water, cook penne or macaroni until al dente (tender but firm); drain. Meanwhile, in a heavy saucepan, heat oil over medium heat; cook onion and garlic for 5 minutes or until tender, stirring occasionally. Add tomatoes and break up using back of spoon. Stir in chicken or vegetable stock, [...]Read More...

Vegetable Frittata

Vegetable Frittata

Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Slice potatoes into ¼-inch rounds.  Form single layer of potatoes on bottom of slightly oiled 8 x 8-inch baking dish, and put aside. Sauté onions over medium heat for 5 minutes or until onions are soft. Add peppers and sauté for 1 minute. Spread onion mixture evenly over potato [...]Read More...

The Egg is in Trouble – Again!

The Egg is in Trouble – Again!

I was shocked to see an article in The Vancouver Sun today putting down the egg – yet again.  They compared the wonderful and much maligned egg with the KFC Double Down – saying that the egg has more cholesterol than this KFC sandwich (or can we even say sandwich, as it has no bread). Although [...]Read More...

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