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Asian-Style Edamame and Corn Salad

ue local corn and edamame to make a vegetarian main course salad

Makes: 4 cups (1L) This late summer early fall salad uses local corn and edamame. The Japanese have been eating edamame (pronounced ey-dah-MAH-meh) for over two thousand years.  These delicious, albeit mild tasting, green soy beans can be found at farmers’ markets, the frozen vegetable section or frozen health food section in larger supermarkets or […]

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A Letter from your Heart

Dear (insert your name here), Are you trying to kill me? I’m beating over 100,000 times every single day to keep all systems going. I don’t want to brag or anything but without me you’d be dead, okay, okay I’ll admit the brain is helpful but it has such a huge ego – and I’m […]

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Chipotle Black Bean Chili

Chili is pure comfort food and so easy to prepare. It’s delicious served over cooked barley, or spooned over a baked or microwaved sweet potato. This easy to make chili recipe is vegetarian and its loaded with black beans and tons of flavour. Pulse Canada knows a thing or two about growing pulses. Their goal […]

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Asian Cole Slaw – Vegetarian main course salad

main course vegetarain salad with peanuts in an orange bowl

An easy to make one bowler, perfect for when you are renovating your kitchen, camping, a student, or when all you really want is a healthy quick and easy dinner. Takes all of 15 minutes to make Makes – 6 cups (1.5 L) One serving = 1 ½ cups (310 mL) Dressing: ¼ cup (60 […]

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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 fibre you […]

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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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Frozen Cocoa

In the heat of the summer we all need to stay hydrated. This is especially true for kids and seniors. Before you reach for a fast food frappe drink, which is loaded with sugar, try making your own frozen drink. Add equal parts 100% juice, coconut water and ice cubes to a blender and let […]

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