Wholesome Eating

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What does it mean — wholesome eating? It’s a topic that has been covered a lot lately. The idea of wholesome eating isn’t a new concept. Many think it means eating whole foods, for instance, eating a whole fruit or vegetable. But I would go a step further to say that in addition to whole foods, wholesome eating is making sure … Read More

Preparing For a Cold Week

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With predictions of freezing cold temperatures coming our way next week, it makes me think of how I can plan ahead for a line up of heart warming good food through those cold times. You can probably already feel the change in temperature getting colder. The air gets drier and thicker, and this drains our energy levels. We need constant sustenance … Read More

Spring Celebrations

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Happy Lunar New Year 2018! Welcome to the Year of the Dog — denoting a spirit of playfulness, lightness and enthusiasm for taking risks and saying yes to an adventure. With Chinese New Year comes the advent of Spring (one that I’m sure you will agree has been long awaited this year!) It also brings us the opportunity to start the … Read More

Day of wine and roses

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There’s an old Chinese proverb that goes…..“The rose has thorns only for those who would gather it.”  I suppose the point of the saying is that roses are the kind of flower that should be admired and enjoyed as they bring us beauty and scent to lift our spirits, inspire us to creativity perhaps and douse us with the possibility of … Read More