Category Archives: Heart healthy

Grind no more… with Omega Crunch! -Product review

Thanks goes out to Confessions of a Dietitian for sending me product samples of Omega Crunch. As an avid flax seed consumer, I’ve used whole flax in baking and cooking, but mostly for texture and visual flare, as grinding the … Continue reading

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Stir-fry blend of frozen vegetables

I absolutely love this mix of frozen vegetables from Costco. There are so many colors…and the vegetables maintain their flavour! I highly recommended this time saving purchase for your meals!

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Diet Secrets of a Sumo Wrestler: Steps to Gaining Weight

Sumo wrestling has been around for hundreds of years allowing the sport a lot of time to perfect the best way to help athletes gain weight. We can easily learn from sumo wrestlers by doing the opposite in order to … Continue reading

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Mushroom with barley & buckwheat soup

Ross and I love mushrooms and have them at least 2 or 3 times a week. (I find buying the sliced brown mushrooms at Costco for $3.99 a flat the best deal in town). In my quest to eat more … Continue reading

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Thin Crust Whole Wheat Pizza Dough

High fibre and tasty…yes it is possible! Next time you feel like having pizza try this thin crust recipe and top it off with your favourite ingredients.  I made a Greek pizza on Friday, and it was fantastic…try using pizza … Continue reading

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Coconut Chicken & Rice Casserole

Now that I am managing a baby and trying to get back to work I’ve had to become more organized when it comes to meal planning. In the past, I would decide around 3 p.m. what I felt like for … Continue reading

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Spanakopita – From Greece

Here is a popular appetizer recipe from Greece (from my “Cooking Around the World” series”). It is packed with nutrition because the main ingredient is spinach…which is an excellent source of antioxidant nutrients—including vitamin C, vitamin E, beta-carotene, and manganese.  … Continue reading

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