Archive | May, 2014
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Sunny with a chance of strawberries

Hello, Sunshine! It finally feels safe to move that down parka into storage and dust off my sandals. The sun is shining, birds are singing, and new life is budding, blossoming and greening up all around us. This winter was no joke. Since some time in late 2013 I’ve found it really difficult to be creative in the kitchen. I’ve […]

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Mindful Eating: Some Thoughts to Chew On

I recall in nutrition school the day we learned that digestion of food starts in the mouth with chewing. Besides the mechanical breakdown of food, chewing is important for several reasons including: mixing food with saliva containing enzymes that help to break down starches into smaller sugars. giving the rest of your digestive tract a […]

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