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HEALTH: Five Superfood Smoothie Recipes

Forget your go-to strawberry and banana smoothie combo and sip on something healthy AND exciting this fall!  Thanks to antioxidant-rich berries, nuts and green tea, these five recipes are packed with superfood power. 233 more words

Health & Fitness

Mushroom Spaghetti (Vegitarian)

OK, so I broke our Vegan September by adding (excellent, imported) Parmesan, but this was a tasty backpacking meal and still vegetarian. I’d use fresh mushrooms and spices for guests at home, but this is a tasty, filling meal on the trail. 242 more words

Backpacking & Hiking

Damson Delight

A kind friend handed me a large bag of damsons last week so today has been a jam making day.

The stones/pips nearly broke me – you can’t get them out easily like a large plum, so the only option is to start heating up the damsons and sugar and then fish them out one by one as they rise to the surface. 60 more words


Ten Ten Tei

So tasty! Rice was very suitably seasoned! Salmon and the ikura also tasted fresh. A surprise! Great haircut and then yummy dinner. What a great day!

Food & Cooking

Retirement Delights

… include time to cook.  Tonight we prepared halibut braised in butter with capers, roasted brussels sprouts with pecans and insalata caprese made with Yakima beefsteak tomatoes.  7 more words

Food & Cooking

Busy Bee University Life

My third weekend in Ottawa was definitely one for the books! Not only did I manage to party it up on Friday night, go grocery shopping Saturday morning, attend a varsity badminton practice tryout Saturday night, be invited for a team dinner after the tryout AND get a large amount of Anatomy & Physiology, and Psychology textbook readings done, I also received an email about my application for an exec position with UOHS (University of Ottawa Health Symposium)! 641 more words


Jerk City

Never seen a green coke before.

Food & Cooking