Tag Archives: healthy eating

The will power myth

“I just have no will power” one Mom told me, complaining that her latest diet wasn’t working, “I bake a batch of biscuits for the kids to have when they get home from school.  The aroma of hot cookies fills … Continue reading

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H = N / C

Health = nutrients / calories. I stole this equation from Dr Fuhrman, but the concept has been around for a while.  The idea is, that for optimal health we should be eating foods that contain the highest micronutrients per calorie. … Continue reading

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Souper

My husband travels frequently and gets to meet a lot of interesting people on planes.  He recently returned home from a trip to Spokane (right up the very, very top of the US at the Canadian border) and he’d spent … Continue reading

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Kat’s oatmeal pancakes

Recently whilst Kat was training a group of Mom’s the conversation turned to what to feed the kids for breakfast.  Something that isn’t filled with sugar or heavily processed but is both healthy and gets a thumbs up from toddler … Continue reading

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Ratatouille season

Mother nature is particularly clever at delivering season appropriate food.  Salad vegetables, asparagus and peas are available in spring when we’re ready to shed our winter woolies and eat light, fresh meals.  Juicy watermelons are available when we’re wanting to … Continue reading

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Taking the stairs

Many years ago I spent most of my out of work hours with my triathlon buddies in the pool, on the bike or pounding the pavement.  One afternoon, instead of a scheduled training session we went to see Ironman triathlete … Continue reading

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Wonderland veggies

Our last veggie box had one of those crossbred veggies in it.    It was a cauliflower.  But orange.  Fit for Alice to be served at the Mad Hatter’s tea party.  The breeders boast that the orange cauli has 25% … Continue reading

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