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Crispy Smashed Potatoes with Avocado Aioli

I don’t eat white potatoes very often. I usually choose sweet potatoes because they’re lower on the glycemic index, and high in fibre and beta-carotene. But, my husband loves white potatoes so we had them for a treat the other night. Instead of the standard roast or mashed potatoes we did something a little different: […]

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Feeling Stressed? Simple Chili Recipe

I’m going to continue taking you through the B vitamins for my next few blogs, and I’ve been going in order so next on the list is vitamin B5 or Pantothenic Acid. This particular B vitamin is known as the “anti-stress” vitamin because it’s involved in the production of cortisone and other adrenal hormones, which […]

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Moving through the Bs

I’m going to talk about two B vitamins today: B2 or Riboflavin and B3 or Niacin because they are quite similar in their functions. B2 plays a key role in energy production by helping your body metabolize fats, proteins & carbs. This means B2 helps your body to use food for energy (like it’s suppposed […]

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Was Happy Hour too Happy?

We’ve all been there. You meet some friends for a cocktail after work with the intention to have one drink and than go home to cook a healthy dinner. But one turns into a few, and because alcohol stimulates the appetite; you end up giving into temptation and ordering some not-so-healthy pub grub off the […]

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Detox – Day 2

Day 1 of detox was actually quite easy. I would say the hardest part for me was avoiding coffee, a sweet after lunch (there are Lindor chocolates everywhere in my office!) and a glass of wine while I was cooking. But I felt really good when I woke up this morning; the most awake and […]

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