Posts Tagged ‘smoothies’

Flight of the Concord Grapes

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Sad but true, summer is drawing to a close. And though most Ontario fruit has come and gone, there are still a few late summer windfalls that are just coming into their own. Grapes, for example, are a fruit practically synonymous with fall, and no self-respecting cornucopia would be caught dead without having clusters of deep purple, pale green or dusky blue grapes spilling out of them. Continue »



Stay Hydrated!

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The dog days of summer are now upon us and is important for all of us to adjust our patterns a little bit. In the summer we are exposed to the elements more than usual, and trips to the beach, or working or playing outside for extended periods can take its toll on a body and even put you at risk for sunburn, sunstroke, exhaustion and dehydration. You need to drink up. Here’s how to stay hydrated this summer. Continue »



Oil 101: Flaxseed

When I was growing up we had one, maybe two, kinds of oil in our pantry. Crisco, or some name brand, purchased because it was the oil equivalent to all-purpose flour. You used it in salad dressings, you used it for fried chicken and fish and chips, you used it for deep-frying doughnuts and for whipping up mayonnaise. Oddly, the chief attribute that this oil possessed was, it was devoid of flavour. Flavour bad! Continue »