Posts From Heidi Pyper

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Giving Up Gluten: 5 Stages of Grief

Saying Goodbye to anything that you have a relationship with comes with various emotional swings. Why should removing something form your diet be any different? The following is a fairly

Nutrition

Gluten, we are breaking up and we are never ever ever getting back together!

I have not read Wheat Belly by Dr.William Davis yet, though after 44 weeks on the NY Times Best Seller List, it is quite likely you have. On the contrary,

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What’s So Great About Chia?

The Best of 2012….. In case you got a chia pet this holiday, don’t bother watching it grow. Eat it. We picked this What’s So Great About post as one

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What’s So Great About Turmeric?

Turmeric, an essential ingredient in curry powder, hails from the ginger family, and could easily be mistaken for ginger root until you cut it open. What’s revealed once sliced is

Nutrition

What’s so great about pomegranates?

According to Greek myth, we have the pomegranate to thank for winter. The story goes that Persephone, daughter to Zeus and Demeter (the Harvest Goddess), was abducted by Hades and

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Guest Bloggers Heidi and Maude Bake Bread

It’s more than a bit ridiculous to call today’s post a guest post since Heidi has been with SPC from the start. I’ve been wanting to try to bake my

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What’s So Great About Leeks?

In this month’s Vanity Fair Magazine Lady Gaga makes pasta sauce for her interviewer while wearing Chanel. Many readers may have noted this detail and lingered a while with that

Nutrition

What’s So Great About Oats

I don’t know about you, but I ate my way through the holidays this year.   I had more than my share of shortbread and award winning cheese to say nothing

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What’s So Great About Brussels Sprouts?

Brussels sprouts. Horrible, bitter, little cabbages… Or…. Delicious and good for you? Depends on who you ask. Ceri is not a fan.  I, on the other hand, love Brussels sprouts,

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What’s So Great About Beets?

You can’t really say that beets are a kids’ favourite.  Certainly there hasn’t been a bite of one that’s successfully made its way down the throat of either of my children.