healthy eating

The Big Picture

mairlyn is dressed on a coat and scarf and is off for a walk

I believe that we have become so fixated on the minutia of eating that we have forgotten the big picture. We need to get back in touch with the basics. You know ~ fruits and vegetables, the family of pulses (beans, chickpeas, lentils, split peas and soy), whole grains, nuts and seeds, fatty fish, lean […]

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My Left Frying Pan

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Dear My Loyal Subscribers, Just in case you haven’t discovered my latest food adventure My Left Frying Pan – a comedic cooking web series on YouTube, here’s the link to my home page: My Left Frying Pan I know I’ve been MIA for a very long time. Between writing another cookbook (out in May 2019), […]

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Seven-day menu with planned leftovers for a family of four

Most Canadians waste on average 40% of their food; waste – as in throwing it away into the garbage or composter. Which translates into throwing away your money. With the cost of groceries on the rise there has never been a better time to learn how to extend your food dollar, professional home economist Mairlyn […]

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Foraging the Frozen Food Aisle

Picture this: it’s the middle of February and you have just schlepped your way into the grocery store after either scrapping the snow off your boots or shaking the rain off your coat. After finally extricating a buggy whose wheels work from the queue of metallic pushcarts you head for the produce department and spot […]

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