Posts Tagged ‘superfood’

Detox Before New Year’s Eve

This is the time of year when we are most susceptible to colds and flu. During the holidays we are stressed, drinking too much, eating too much and not enough of it green or healthy foods, and generally just being brats. Add in the cold weather and you’ve got a perfect recipe for nasty cold. The last thing we want is to be standing at the big New Year’s Eve bash with a runny nose and pounding headache. Continue »

Kale, the Green Superfood


Kale is good for you. You know you need to eat more kale, so why aren’t you? Well, to be honest, kale is kind of tough and turns an unattractive colour once it’s cooked down to a soft consistency. Here are some ideas to incorporate more kale into your repertoire without making you feel like a wild animal chewing on bunch of dried leaves.  Continue »

Wild Blueberry Season Has Arrived

Wild blueberries are in season now, so it is the perfect time to stock up and maybe IQF a big batch. The wild blueberry is quite different from its cultivated cousin. Think a freshly picked, local heirloom tomato versus a pithy January ho-hum number trucked in from Tomatoland, or little wild strawberries compared to the mutant monsters that sit haplessly garnishing an insipid dessert.

photos courtesy of the Evergreen Brickworks’ Annual Wild Blueberry Festival

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