Posts From Kathy Magilton

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What’s So Great About Watermelon

Yes we can all agree that watermelon is the super fun to eat fruit star of the summer. It’s like Easter Creme eggs – nobody eats it the other three

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What’s So Bad About Hot Dogs?

I know, I know….stop the presses. Hot dogs are bad for you?! Say what? We’ve all heard about what actually goes into the ubiquitous summer grill favourite (lips and… well you know, just

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What’s So Great About Mood Food?

No, we’re not going to the dark side and suggesting any hallucinogenic fungi! You can actually chemically alter your brain with real food, no criminal record to follow. Turns out there

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What’s So Great About Freekeh?

Wow, you really do have to enjoy your 15 minutes of fame because before you know it, you’re over! You know how neon is the new black, 50 is the new 40 and

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What’s so bad about wheatgrass?

But wait Kathy (I hear you saying), its green and it tastes gross, surely you’re going to tell us to eat more of it and demand we figure out a magical way to

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What’s So Great About Alternative Grains

Remember back in the 70’s and early 80’s when pasta was white and rice was white and bread was…..well you get it. I of course have only heard of those

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What’s so great about mangoes?

Oh, just protection from cancer, increased immunity from viral infections and lowered risk of macular degeneration (the leading cause of blindness). But quite possibly the best thing about mangos: they taste…

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What’s So Great About Sea Vegetables?

Well, it’s not the name, that’s for sure. Two things kids just can’t get enough of, food that smells like fish and vegetables, ammiright? But they are actually quite nutritious

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What’s So Great About Fennel?

According to that all-knowing source Wikipedia, Fennel (Foeniculum vulgare) is a member of the family Apiaceae. It is a hardy, perennial herb with yellow flowers and feathery leaves. Indigenous to

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What’s So Great About Wheat germ?

Let’s take a groovy time machine back to the far out 1970’s today. Not all things from the ‘70’s are worth resurrecting (the Pet Rock comes to mind). But wheat