Rainbows Are Good For Your Heart (plus a simple recipe!)

With all the worrying this week about being perfect and about whose job it is to supervise what’s in school lunches, I thought we could all use a bit of good news today. Yes folks, a new study has added to the weight of evidence saying that rainbows are good for your heart!  Okay, in slightly more scientific terms, researchers from the Minneapolis Heart Institute Foundation presented their...
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The Power of Soup -and the only recipe you need!

  Brr! There’s a chill in the air around here, and it’s been drizzling on and off for several days. To me, that only means one thing: SOUP! Maybe you’ve started to notice a trend developing. This isn’t the first soup recipe I’ve posted in the past few weeks, and I promise, it won’t be the last!   I’ve mentioned before that I’m a huge believer...
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Something From Nothing: A Lesson In Soup

Happy Monday!  Have we all recovered from Halloween?  I hope so. If you read this post, you’ll know that my preferred approach is to take a stress-free approach, and do what works for you. I’m also a believer that if we do this, our kids tend to move on from the whole thing rather quickly. I was truly honoured to have my post mentioned and linked in this blog by Bettina, who I admire...
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How To Get Your Family To Beg For Cauliflower

Yes, I said beg!! Let’s face it, aren’t you tired of being the one begging the kids to eat their veggies? (And you know why you shouldn’t be doing that -right?) When it comes right down to it, there’s a big difference between getting the gang to eat vegetables, and getting them to like vegetables! You can resort to all kinds of tricks that will result in those veggies...
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As Seen On TV . . .

Did you catch me in my national TV debut?  That’s me on the CTV News Channel this week, chatting with Amanda and Todd about how to lighten up your Super Bowl snacks!  It was an exciting and slightly terrifying experience, but a great time overall!  (I got to sit beside Lisa LaFlamme and have my makeup done!) Make sure you pop over here to get the full details about those healthy snacks....
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