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Red, White, Orange and Brown Pulses Are Powerfoods

By | 2017-10-29T15:39:25+00:00 November 11th, 2016|Meatless Monday, Nutrition, PowerFoods|

So, what are pulses?  Pulses are part of the legume family; they are the dried seed of the legume plants. Pulses come in many shapes, sizes, and colours such as lentils, chickpeas, black beans and kidney beans to name a few.  They are full of so many health benefits and are environmentally friendly too.

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Small Sunflower Seeds Are Packed With Nutrition

By | 2017-10-29T15:39:26+00:00 September 22nd, 2016|Nutrition, PowerFoods|

Delicious nutty sunflower seeds are a popular snack which is undervalued.  They may be small but sunflower seeds are a dense source of nutrients and full of extraordinary health benefits.  Also, the sunflowers are beautiful flowers with an abundance of nutrition.

6 Health Benefits of Sunflower Seeds

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The Thrill of Dill:  Healing and Taste Extraordinaire

By | 2017-10-29T15:39:28+00:00 August 4th, 2016|Nutrition, PowerFoods|

A sprig of delicious dill adds a unique flavor to your food and it is full of health benefits.

Dill’s name comes from the Norwegian word ‘dilla,’ meaning to soothe. Dill has been valued for its many health benefits as early as 1500 B.C. In ancient Egyptian papyrus manuscripts, it was […]

Pecans are Heart Healthy and Delicious

By | 2017-11-21T14:53:09+00:00 April 2nd, 2016|Nutrition, PowerFoods|

Pecans are gourmet nuts with a delicious buttery taste and not just in a pecan pie. Also, pecans have an abundance of health benefits making them a great powerfood  addition to our meals and even our snacks!

‘Pecan’ means ‘a nut requiring a stone to crack’ it in Algonquian.  They are technically a fruit with a single stone or […]

Health Benefits of Grapefruit: Weight Loss and Much More

By | 2017-10-29T15:39:31+00:00 January 30th, 2016|Nutrition, PowerFoods|

Grapefruit helps with weight loss!  It does more than help you lose weight, grapefruit is full of many health benefits too.

Remember when a person gorged on grapefruit in the 1980’s and seriously lost lots of weight?  It was highly restrictive but it turns out all those restrictions were not necessary.

Eat half a Grapefruit before […]

5 Reasons To Love Brussels Sprouts and 7 Tips To Make Them Taste Better

By | 2017-10-29T15:39:32+00:00 December 12th, 2015|Nutrition, PowerFoods|

If you’ve already decided you don’t like Brussels sprouts, it’s probably because at some point in your life someone served you some where their tasty, nutty, sweet flavor was boiled away. When you learn how to cook them properly, you may find them totally yummy!

Brussels sprouts look like mini cabbages and are in fact […]

Surprising Benefits of Sweet Potatoes & Tips For Cooking Them Right

By | 2017-10-29T15:39:33+00:00 December 10th, 2015|Health Tips, PowerFoods|

You can mash them or bake them, or give them a quick fry and sweet potatoes are always delicious!

This starchy superstar is a delicious treat and has become a sentimental staple at Thanksgiving dinners. The good news is that sweet potatoes are actually very nutritious as well as being exceptionally delicious. Read on to discover their […]

Sweet Colourful Bell Peppers are Full of Health Benefits

By | 2017-10-29T15:39:35+00:00 October 22nd, 2015|Health Tips, Nutrition, PowerFoods|

Colourful bell peppers add a sweet, light crunchiness to a meal.  Their bright red, yellow, orange or green adds vibrant beauty to any meal, whether it’s a salad or a stir fry.

Health Benefits of Sweet Bell Peppers […]

Kabocha Squash – Superstar of Squashes

By | 2017-10-29T15:39:36+00:00 September 18th, 2015|Nutrition, PowerFoods|

Kabocha Squash can turn your kitchen into a fall food festival. With its bright orange color and rich, sweet delicious flavor, it can add a delightful dynamism to any meal. Learn below about its health benefits and how to find and cook it properly.

All squash is good for your health, but Kabocha Squash is my […]

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