Or if you don’t exactly prefer game meats and instead go for beef, chicken, pork or fish then reduce those too! While some may have the smoky scent of charred meat from the grill on the brain, the reality is that the hotter months of the year are those that it is easiest to eat…
Bok Choy is known as ‘Bok Choi’, ’Pak Choi’, ‘Pak Choy’ or simply ‘Chinese Cabbage’, as well as a selection of other less common terms are used to reference this Asian vegetable. The name translates literally into “white vegetable” although if harvested prematurely the stalks will be a pale green colour. There is also a…
While fennel is technically a herb, the bulb of the plant is often used as a highly flavourful and aromatic vegetable tasting similarly to black licorice. While the seed can be used ground or whole as a spice, the feathery leaves of the upper part of the plant are similar in appearance to dill and have a wide variety of culinary uses.
You know that saying “You are what you eat”? The reality of it is that you are only what you digest. Plenty of people struggle with proper digestion and many don’t even know it. So if most of us aren’t digesting the food that is fuelling our bodies through life properly, what can be done to improve it?
It’s gotten to be that time of year when my own mother stocks up- filling the freezer with those solid chocolate bunnies that are invading our grocery stores. She buys at least a dozen so that there’s one per month until next Easter.
While adding an extra serving of veggies to your diet is going to be beneficial most of the time, modifying that serving to be organic is just another step up the ladder of great health.
Chances are you’ve got this versatile pantry staple in your own kitchen. Chili? Soups? Casseroles? Curries? I’d wager there’s also a good chance that the cans those little red gems are housed in contain the endocrine disruptor BPA: Bisphenol-A.
You’ve probably heard it a million times. 15 years ago we were bombarded with ‘low-fat’ this & ‘diet’ that with the promise that eating less fat would help us lose weight. And then obesity became a national epidemic. Whoops.
Summer often conjures up the images of bright: bright colors, bright smiles, bright sun… While many fresh fruits & veggies have a naturally vibrant hue to them, there are a whole lot of other “food-like items” whose attractive glow is deceptively dangerous.
There are between three and five pounds of bacteria living in your digestive tract- And that’s weight you don’t want to lose! For every human cell in your body (about ten trillion), there are roughly 10 single-celled microbes, most of which live in your digestive tract.