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Checking In Before the Holiday

The stormy seas on which I’ve been sailing lately have significantly calmed.  (Pardon the alliteration.)  More to the point, I’ve worked hard to reach a place of serenity, determining what I can change, what I can’t and recognizing the difference.   535 more words

General Musings

Healthy choices and changes

Dear Sir,

Well I finally weighed in and took my measurement today. The result are as follows. I weigh too much and am too chubby! You didn’t expect me to actually reveal the exact numbers with you, now did you? 534 more words

Dear Sir

Food Waste in the Modern Food System

I recently read the National Geographic’s article Waste Not, Want Not  on how “ugly” fruit and vegetables can help solve world hunger. I’ll never forget a few years ago when I was doing a routine pick-up at a large scale local organic farm and the farmer showed me the mis-picks from one round of picking zucchini. 1,109 more words


How Your Food Choices Are Influenced by Outside Factors

Following a healthy diet can be hard. From deciding when and what to eat to how much food you actually put on your plate, the average person makes over 200 food-related decisions each day, most of which are automatic.

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Tips And Tricks

Little Pea, Little Hoot, Little Oink

Sunshine’s current favourites are Little Pea and Little Hoot. There’s Little Oink too but strange it’s nowhere to be found… hmmm maybe I loaned it out to a friend… … 348 more words

Books To Cuddle With

Brown Rice Quinoa Pasta with an Indian Spice inspired Pasta Sauce

  • 1 medium diced onion
  • 1T evoo
  • 5-7 curry leaves
  • 2-5 cloves diced garlic
  • 1/2 tsp turmeric, 1/2 tsp salt, 1 tsp cumin, 1 tsp corriander powder…
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Slow Food

Gone are the days when I could tuck two toddlers under my arms and head off to the grocery store, then shop for the week without list or having looked through a cookbook. 28 more words