I think we’d get to an infinite number if we counted the calories that Santa consumes as he drops in on every house around the world, taking bites out of all those treats and glasses of milk left out for him. So this year, in the name of keeping the big man healthy, how about a healthier snack or two for him. And the Reindeer.
Shopping these days isn’t what it once was. I had the pleasure of speaking with an industry trailblazer and innovator of the grocery industry on Episode 44 of EAT THIS with Lianne. Mary Dalimonte called what was going to happen with our shopping habits at the start of our quarantine and lockdowns.
We need nutrients that fit with the seasons and fall produce doesn’t disappoint. The colourful and fibre-, vitamin C- and antioxidant-rich root vegetables of carrots, sweet potatoes, all the varieties of squash including help support your immunity.
While I don’t usually recommend drinking alcohol when you’re sick, this hot toddy recipe takes a wee dram of whisky to another level. As Dr. B explained in Episode 10 of EAT THIS with Lianne, the effect of his hot toddy recipe is that it’s a vasodilator and that helps those aches and pains that you’re feeling if you’re sick.
Halloween can be a parent’s worst nightmare. Just picture those sugar-infused little bodies that ultimately crash at the end of a late night in the form of one doozy of a tantrum. Now that’s a scary Halloween.
How are you going to deal with your little gremlin this October 31st? Here’s a plan for parents to survive Halloween and avoid the extreme sugar highs and lows.
The first indicator of Fall has crept up on us here in Toronto; chillier weather. To satisfy those chills, one of my main go-to’s is a pot of steaming hot soup! It’s an added bonus that it is also easy to work into a busy weekday schedule. Soups can be as simple as just a few key ingredients, or as complex as the Davinci Code. It’s about what you’re in the mood for!
Breakfast can be full of flavour and beneficial calories, instead of the fast toast and smear of butter, or bagel and peanut butter you might otherwise reach for. Fast, simple and yummy breakfasts can keep you going until lunch time with the right fibre, protein and fat combinations. Here are a few suggestions for a powerful way to start your day. These breakfasts can be prepped in advance, made in bulk or whipped up that morning.
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