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Nutrition

To Supplement or not to supplement, what is the answer?

I take a women’s multi-vitamin when I remember, 1,000 to 2,000 IU of vitamin D every day and 1,000 IU of vitamin C every few days. Some times I take nothing. Other

Poultry

Roast Chicken

I love a proper Sunday dinner. A big meal that makes the house smell amazing and creates enough leftovers for at least one more dinner (click here for the post

Dinner

Roast Chicken Risotto

All day Monday I was tossing around different ideas for how to create the second half of my Stretch It post based on roast chicken. We had a lot of

Nutrition

What’s So Great About…Garlic

Ancient myth suggests that a necklace of garlic bulbs will repel a vampire. Assuming you’re not firmly encamped in Team Edward, I guess that’s a useful tip. Although some European

Spring

Vegetable Enchiladas

Our days are so long lately I need dinners that come together in a snap. Well, Scarlett can’t snap, but as quick as it takes her to ignore my plea

Snacks & Desserts

Homemade Oreos

I got to know Emma Reddington through her amazing site The Marion House Book. The first time I checked it out (on the advice of the always spot on Vitamin

Vegetables

Kale and Berry Smoothie

There’s a vegan restaurant in our neighborhood in downtown Toronto that I’ve been addicted to for years. It has a vast menu of smoothies that are tailored to just about anything

Articles

A Quick Bite With Amanda Hesser

It’s easy to love Amanda Hesser’s writing, it’s both precise and expressive, her commitment to research is impressive and her knowledge of food and cooking is more than a little

Vegetables

Corn Pancakes

I knew a family when I was growing up that had dessert before dinner on Sunday nights. Well, I didn’t know them well and I didn’t really know for sure

Articles

Immune Boost Week: What’s So Bad About…Excessive Sugar

Since my SPC gig began, I’ve noticed that invitations to friends’ houses have been on the decline.  People apologize for feeding me pizza or giving my kids cookies. I don’t