Healthy Starts Here

Barley – Canada’s Ancient Grain

Barley – Canada’s answer to a super food   Asian Barley Salad     Cholesterol-lowering barley with two folate stars – peas and peanuts – makes this another heart healthy dish. This is one of my all-time favourites for a spring or summer dinner. Plan ahead and cook the barley the night before. Then in […]

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For the love of Home Ec!

(An excerpt from Healthy Starts Here! Whitecap 2011)   I was one of those weird people in high school who actually liked going. I liked hanging out with my friends, the clubs, intramural sports, and the after school activities. I hated and loathed Chemistry, Physics, and Math, but I loved History, English and my blessed […]

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