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Pad Thai

It’s practically tropical out there today! Well, tropical for England. It’s about 17C and the sun is shining, and my goodness, what a difference the sun makes. The world suddenly

Nutrition

What’s So Great About Stevia?

What’s white, granulated, used as a sweetener in food and drink and rapidly becoming a billion dollar industry? Before you answer sugar, here are a few more clues. Unlike sugar,

Nutrition

What’s So Great About White Potatoes

Wait, what? Hasn’t it been established that all white foods are bad? White rice is stripped of all the fibre, white bread is sugar in loaf form, and white sugar

By Meal Type

Lisa’s Letters Home: Tea Party

Lady Finger Foods A couple of weekends ago, we had a baby shower for a good friend of mine. We went with a tea party theme, as per my friend’s

Drinks

Apple Ginger Shake

As a creature of habit, I can beat a dish like a dead horse, eating it over and over again. I’ll be still plugging along with the same old, same

By Meal Type

Funky Monkey Shake

When do you make smoothies? I know for most people they’re a breakfast but around here they’re an afternoon treat. And mostly that’s because I’ve never suggested to my kids

Dinner

Brisket on a Budget

We’re really thrilled to be starting a new column here at SPC: Lisa’s Letters Home. Lisa Durbin, who wrote this post for us way back when, is an old friend

Round-Ups

Roundup: Good Greens

Ever since Scarlett was little I’ve told her that greens will make her have stronger muscles, run faster and help her hair grow long (what girl doesn’t want good hair).

Articles

What’s So Great About Hemp

This post originally ran on October 26, 2011 but we wanted to rotate it out of our archives for you since Kathy has the week off. Start Besides talking about how much

Snacks & Desserts

Kale, Spinach and Rice Cakes

I’m not Irish but I’m already thinking about St. Patrick’s Day later this week, especially since the rest of my family is Irish. Scarlett couldn’t wait to get a new

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