Healthy Starts Here!

Asparagus Salad

Have you ever seen asparagus growing in a field? They look like little green soldiers in a row standing at attention and ready to do battle. Good thing for us that they’re fighting for our good health. Here’s my easy to make asparagus salad recipe and here’s the link to my YouTube channel if you […]

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Eat Your Nuts!

That small handful of nuts is perfect for a mid afternoon snack when your body is crying out for protein. Better yet, have a small handful of these Sweet and Spicy Walnuts.  They are easy to make and fabulous to snack on. But size matters, especially for serving size, so a small handful is all […]

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Grilled Ratatouille Salad

Ratatouille is a marriage of heart healthy veggies, immune enhancing herbs, and cholesterol-lowering eggplant.  3 large cloves garlic 1 lb (500 g) baby eggplant, cut into ½ -inch (1 cm) thick slices 2 onions, sliced into ½ -inch (1 cm) thick slices 2 zucchini, each cut into 4 thin strips 2 red peppers, cut into […]

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Jerk Chicken Spring/Summer

Jerk is more than just a highly spiced combination of antioxidant rich green onions, thyme, allspice, cinnamon, nutmeg, and hot spices. It’s a process that doesn’t work if you’re in a hurry.   The chicken, fish, or tofu needs time to marinate, the grill needs to be fired up, and that protein needs to cook […]

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Blueberry Quinoa Salad

This is one of my favourite summer salads – the combination of  protein from the quinoa and the amazing nutritional all star the blueberry make this dish a gift for your brain and your heart. Make the quinoa the night before and keep in the fridge for the next day.  The night before: 1 cup […]

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Survival Foods for University Students

Don’t know what to eat once you move into your dorm? Here are some  ideas and foods that will help add a nutrient punch to your diet, plus they’re  friendly on your wallet. First things first – Every day eat at least 8 servings of fruits and vegetables: Typical day to get those immune enhancing […]

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