Health Tips

February 23, 2009

How to Save Money on Food

A lot of people tell me they can’t afford to eat healthy. I think the problem is not that the unhealthy, pre-packaged foods are cheaper, it’s […]
June 26, 2009

Changing Habits, Changing Lives

The other day I went to a health seminar to hear Cyndi O’Meara speak on nutrition (and help out with the food, which was prepared in […]
July 15, 2009
Coconut Lemon Chicken Soup Quirky Cooking

Coconut Lemon Chicken Soup

  Photo credit: Arwen’s Thermo Pics   Whenever anyone in our family starts to come down with a cold, I get out the stock pot and […]
July 31, 2009

Rapadura? Panela? Sucanat? Muscavado? Turbinado? Organic Raw Sugar?

    Rapadura? Panela? Sucanat? Muscavado? Turbinado? Organic Raw Sugar? Are these sugars the same? If not, which ones are the least refined? Which have the most vitamins […]
March 29, 2010

Teach Your Kids to Cook! Why & How…

Making pasta – messy, but fun! It is so important to teach your kids to cook, to teach them how to make good food choices, and […]
July 15, 2010

Eat More Fruit!

“An apple a day keeps the doctor away.” This saying is not far from the truth – fresh fruit provides our bodies with fresh water, living […]
July 22, 2010

Avoiding Pesticides in Food

 Strawberries soaking in homemade produce wash to reduce pesticide residue. There is growing concern amongst scientists and food researchers over the adverse effects pesticides and other […]
August 12, 2010
Pink Fruit Cereal

Pink Fruit Cereal

Raw fruit ‘cereals’ are great for cutting down on grains in your diet, and are very quick and easy to make – perfect for a quick breakfast. And […]
October 26, 2010

Cookbooks I Love

A few people have asked me what cookbooks I’ve found helpful, so here are some of my favourites.  They are cookbooks which promote healthy, whole foods; […]
October 29, 2010

Do you know what you’re eating??

This eleven year old, homeschooled boy knows more about what’s going on in the food industry than most adults I know, and he wants to help […]