Category Archives: Just Because

My Little One Helping Make Bread

This is my little one learning how to make whole grain bread. I made 2 loaves…one for her to play with and one that I planned on keeping. I wasn’t too sure how gentle she would be and didn’t want … Continue reading

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NYC large size soda ban starts tomorrow…what are your thoughts on this ban, and its potential for reducing obesity?

Here are some articles on the web discussing the new large soda ban that starts tomorrow. http://www.huffingtonpost.com/news/nyc-soda-ban http://www.csmonitor.com/Business/Latest-News-Wires/2013/0311/NYC-soda-ban-hits-restaurants-Tuesday http://www.cbsnews.com/video/watch/?id=50142596n What do you think?

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What’s a Food Industry to do?

If you think you are feeding your family healthy foods, check out this video to see some consumer misconceptions marketed by the food industry. Very interesting. .http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-BdFkK-HufU&list=UUVNyZUMykNKrK70JC_Q1qug&index=1 Dr. Sharma’s commentary on the video is interesting too: http://www.drsharma.ca/xxx-foods.html  

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Eating Well on a Road Trip

What a week! I just got back from a 5-day trip to Saskatoon for my sisters wedding. We drove, so I had to manage eating at truck stop diners and making smart food decisions with celebration food/drink at the bridal … Continue reading

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Caramelized Spicy Pumpkin Seeds

Caramelized Spicy Pumpkin Seeds This is in no way, shape or form a super healthy recipe, but it sure isn’t a bad one either!  I carved a pumpkin for the first time in over 15 years last week for Halloween … Continue reading

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