Category Archives: Food & Drink

Quick and healthy snacks that Olympians love to eat

Do you want to run, ski, swim or even bobsled like a professional athlete? Of course, you have to endure a lot of training first, but this is just part of an athlete’s life. The fuel they put into their … Continue reading

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Zucchini Pancake – Makes a great appetizer or light lunch!

After our last batch of zucchini muffins I was left with several half grated zucchinis and the children thus far are still vehemently opposed to eating zucchini if not in cake form, if I want to use up leftovers and … Continue reading

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When Skin + Bright Red is a Good Thing!

It used to be that when I thought of tomatoes and skin I generally thought of the unattractive pink hue that my skin turns after a small amount of sun exposure. However a German study found that women who ate 40 grams … Continue reading

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Protect Your Skin From UV Damage, 1 Leaf At A Time

Lettuce has long been known as a powerful flab fighter but did you know it also packs above its weight when it comes to combating the sun’s powerful UV rays? Lettuce comes in 4 main types:  crisp head (iceberg and … Continue reading

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Shop safer and smarter with the Clean 15

Many of us are familiar with the EWG’s Dirty Dozen, a list of fruits and veggies that the Environmental Working Group ( EWG ) has compiled that shows high levels of pesticides.  But there is great news they have also … Continue reading

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Top Of The Toxins! Why You Should Rethink “An Apple For The Teacher”

When you head to the super market to do your weekly shopping, be sure to know the facts! The Environmental Working Group also known as EWG has the latest list of fresh fruits and veggies that are now topping the … Continue reading

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Delish and Healthy! – Carrot and Zucchini Cookies & Zucchini Muffins

When I first mentioned this healthy snack to my children I did not receive the reaction I had hoped for, a wrinkling of noses and the assertion that they would “never, ever, not-never “ eat anything containing the “scustulous zucchini”. … Continue reading

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Which Are The Best Fish For Vitamin D?

Although the days are getting longer, for many it will still be several weeks until their arms and legs will finally be unwrapped from winter woollies.  covering up through the long winter months makes getting sufficient sun exposure, needed for … Continue reading

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