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Healthy BBQ ~ these 2 DO go together!

By | July 7th, 2017|

What is more synonymous with summer than BBQ?! Although delish, char-broiling and gas grilling causes documented health risks, primarily due to the formation of carcinogens known as heterocyclic amines, or HCA's for short.  So what can you do about this when clearly, summer and BBQ go together like beer and hockey?!  Check out the tips below for how to BBQ [...]

Friday Fun Food Fact: Lemons for Detox

By | June 9th, 2017|

The theme right now is detox and cleansing, so let's talk lemons!  Sour but oh-so-refreshing, lemons are a wonderfully nutritious fruit. Rich in vitamin C, lemons are a great way to support the immune system.  Lemons are also high in calcium, magnesium and bioflavonoids which renders them exceptionally healthy for the heart.  Rich in antioxidants, lemons have been shown to decrease inflammation and even [...]

Friday Fun Food Fact: Dark Leafy Greens

By | June 2nd, 2017|

Do you want to add a nutritional powerhouse to your diet?  Then dark leafy green vegetables are for you! Dark green leafy vegetables are, calorie for calorie, probably the most concentrated source of nutrition of any food.  They are a rich source of minerals such as iron, calcium, potassium and magnesium; and a great source of vitamins such as K, [...]

Friday Fun Food Fact: Green Smoothies Even Your Kids Will Love!

By | May 26th, 2017|

Smoothies, and in particular green smoothies, are a fun and fantastically easy way to get a bucket of nutrients into yourself and your kids.  I’ll admit, the first time I heard about having a ‘green shake’, I absolutely balked at the idea: How could blending a salad be even remotely delicious?  And you think my kids are going to eat [...]

Friday Fun Food Fact: Foods for Liver Support

By | May 19th, 2017|

Spring is all about 'green' and all about 'clean', so we thought we'd do a little diddy on the liver, since it is both a 'green' organ (its' associated colour in traditional chinese medicine) as well as a major 'cleaning' organ of the body. Many people think only of their liver after a particularly 'social' friday night, when in reality, [...]