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National Farting Day

March 5 is National Farting Day aka – eat more Pulses Day! #CanFart16 and/or #EatMorePulses are the hashtags for this year on Twitter. Follow me on Twitter @MairlynSmith for tips on pulses & links to more recipes using pulses.   There’s a National Zucchini Bread Day, National Cream Puff Day, and National Vinegar Day, just […]

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Fibre – My Favourite Big F Word

  We aren’t getting enough of it and we need it in our lives. As a matter of fact most of us are getting so little of it, we’re crabby, tense and our long term health is suffering. My favourite F-word is good old reliable Fibre.     Most of us know that without enough […]

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Bean Salad

This family friendly vegetarian bean salad is a quick and easy lunch or dinner idea. Get your kids involved washing veggies and spinning the parsley dry.        Dressing: 3 cloves garlic, if your kids don’t like garlic reduce this down to 1 clove 2 tbsp (30 mL) apple cider vinegar 1 tbsp (15 […]

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Lentil and Rice Salad

  This main course vegetarian lentil and brown rice is slightly sweet making it kid friendly. And whenever your kids are eating heart healthy good for you foods its a good day! You will need to have 2 cups (500 mL) of plain cooked brown rice on hand before you start cooking. My advise is […]

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