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Shake it up

One of the things I wanted to do in the new year is to focus on eating a well-rounded breakfast.  Morning rushes, making lunches, getting work done, and sometimes breakfast falls by the wayside. And it shouldn’t. Eating a balanced breakfast, per a recent study, can...

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Spice up your life!

  A great way to add pizzazz to your dishes is through homemade spice mixtures. Make-ahead spice mixtures don’t contain harmful additives (MSG masquerading as “natural flavours”) extra salt, and you can tailor them to your own tastes, and over time, make them...

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Golden memories, Golden milk

San Fernando, Trinidad, and I’m 5 years old. I remember getting home after school with a scraped knee and a bruise from falling down in gym, and my beautiful grandmother making me a warm cup of “yellow milk” as she called it, or “golden milk” as we hear about it now....

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10 Tips for eating with self-love over the holidays

1. Savour your food Shelve that guilt. In fact, throw it away. Enjoy the food you like, chew every morsel, and taste all the flavours. Shame is a spice that no one deserves to have spoil the taste of their food. Be mindful of what you’re eating, and choose the things...

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My favourite “cheesy” kale chips

It’s that time when our gardens have almost finished offering up their bounty for the season, and we find ourselves with an amazing amount of kale. It’s so versatile, high in vitamin C and beta carotene, and a good source of iron and magnesium. The perfect choice for...

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