January 2018

January 24, 2018

What you eat matters to your bone health

As we grow older, there is more “wear and tear” on the “house” in which we live – our bodies. Literally, the bones of our house can get weaker, especially so in women. Osteoporosis or thin, weak and porous bones, has also been called the “silent thief” because it steals […]
January 21, 2018

Avocado Lime Mint Dressing

I created this recipe for Avocado Lime Mint Dressing as part of my final assignment in culinary school.  This dressing is delicious over my Thai Curry Fish Cakes – and could also be enjoyed with chicken, and as part of a regular salad. 5 from 1 reviews Avocado Lime Mint […]
January 11, 2018

DIY Sweet Potato Chips

Who doesn’t get inspired by bright and naturally colourful snack foods? This recipe for Do-It-Yourself Sweet Potato Chips is eye-catching, crunchy, tasty and fun to eat! 5 from 1 reviews DIY Sweet Potato Chips   Save Print Prep time 10 mins Cook time 8 mins Total time 18 mins   […]
January 3, 2018

Steamed and Sautéed Carrots

We recently had friends over for a ham dinner. The menu was a cherry-lime glazed ham, a wheat berry barley salad with chick peas and feta (recipe from Dinner with Julie), mashed potatoes, broccoli and fruit salad. Our friends brought over a beautiful tray of these peeled carrots. I loved […]
January 1, 2018

The problem with New Year’s resolutions

According to the Oxford dictionary, a resolution is “a firm decision to do or not to do something, the quality of being determined or resolute, the action of solving a problem”.  It is traditional to set resolutions at New Year’s, and usually focuses on starting or stopping some behavior to […]