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Quinoa Kale Risotto with Pistachios

  There’s no doubt that pistachios are not only packed with nutrition, they’re also delicious. While I do love them straight out of the shell as a snack, they also add lots of taste and crunch to other offerings. Here’s a tasty recipe adapted from the American Pistachios Growers. Quinoa Kale Risotto with Pistachios 1 […]

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5 reasons to eat pistachios – just for the health of it

I do love pistachios. But then I have to say, I’m a huge fan of all nuts and seeds though pistachios are up near the top of the list of my favourites. They’re incredibly versatile and can add crunch and nutrition to both meals and snacks. I find they make for a satisfying snack along […]

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Kale, Barley and White Bean Soup

  Kale, Barley and White Bean Soup With the continuing crazy below normal temperatures, you can never have enough soup recipes. Here’s one from Foodland Ontario that’s packed with a wide assortment of nutritional goodies. Some are well known such as the lutein-rich kale which offers perks to maintaining healthy vision among other benefits or […]

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Salmon & Corn Chowder

When you’re looking for a quick meal, here’s an easy-to-make one in a bowl that can be made from items you likely have on hand in your pantry and freezer. While this recipe makes 2 generous servings, it’s easy to double it for a family. Canned salmon not only provides omega-3 fats and vitamin D […]

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Caught red-handed – pistachios health perks

In the past, pistachios eaters could never sneak a few nuts without getting caught red-handed – literally. Who would have thought that besides a yummy munch, there were so many health perks supplied? The growing list of benefits offered by these packages of goodness makes them even more irresistible than before – if that’s possible. […]

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Shades of Green Super Foods Salad

If kiwis are not a regular item on your menu, it’s definitely time for a change.  They may be small but they offer a nutritional bonanza of goodies – and that’s on top of their tangy sweet juiciness. Kiwis are also incredibly versatile –just check out the recipes from Zespri Kiwifruit.  Zespri is the name […]

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6 top reasons to eat kiwis

Kiwis may be small but they certainly  pack a mighty nutritional punch.  While they were originally known as a Chinese gooseberry, they were first grown commercially in New Zealand. These fuzzy little fruits were then named after New Zealand’s  national bird, the kiwi.  It’s hard to believe but they only started appearing  in most North […]

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Top scoring fruit and vegetable study – Is watercress really the best?

How do you define powerhouse fruits and vegetables? Don’t pitch your kale. Here’s why. Unless you’ve been in some remote part of the world over the past week, you’ve likely heard about the recent U.S.-based Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) study which named watercress the number one choice in their list of Powerhouse […]

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