A versatile vegetable stock that works with any recipe. Makes about 10 cups of stock.
2 large onions roughly chopped
2 celery stalks roughly chopped
2 large carrots roughly chopped
And whatever other odds and ends from vegetables you have collected during the week. I add pepper ends, broccoli and cauliflower stems, mushroom stocks, tomato ends, potato peels, parsnip peels … you name it, toss it in!
2 bay leaves
Fresh herbs (I love a handful of fresh parsley and
One of the most common excuses that working mothers give me for not eating well is that they have no time.
They run from daycare to work to daycare to home. They manage to scrape together a decent meal in a reasonable amount of time. After dinner there is clean up, putting the kids to bed and a few minutes of television or reading before sleep takes over. It is remarkable that working mothers find time to eat at all let alone eat well! If anyone understands the business of i
Summer is finally here! Most of us are looking forward to long, hot, sunny days. Picnics, parties and pitta will be in full swing over the next few months. During this time of growth and activity it is important both nutritionally and energetically to enjoy a healthy quantity of raw produce. Nothing says summer like a big fresh salad. Whether a main dish, side, or snack, salad is where it’s at! Arugula, escarole, baby greens and romaine, red leaf, butter crunch, mesclun mix a
A simple and delicious way to detox Berry and Beet Detox Smoothie 1 ½ cups raw kale ½ frozen banana ¼ ripe avocado ½ cup frozen strawberries One small beet peeled and roughly chopped ½ cup dairy free milk ½ cup pure water 2 or three ice cubes Blend well until smoothie is uniformly smooth. Enjoy while fresh and cold. #coldbreakfast #dairyfree #antiinflamitory #Glutenfree #beets #recipe #Ottawa #easytomake #blender #antioxidants #avocado #smoothie #detoxifying #holisticnutritio
I have a confession to make. I love a good cup of coffee! And not the responsible “no cream, no sugar and just a hint of almond milk” type of coffee. I’ll take it sweet and creamy, thanks. While there are some excellent benefits of the occasional cup of (hopefully organic) brewed coffee, most people consume far too much. Tim Horton’s is even putting out commercials that suggest our love of (Tim’s) coffee is part of our Canadian identity! As a nutritionist, I am aware of the n