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Home-grown tomatoes – the pleasures of summer

If you have a bounty of tomatoes on hand, make a batch of this refreshing soup – no cooking and all the yumminess of summer. Enjoy! Gazpacho Makes 6 servings 2 cloves garlic, chopped 1 medium red onion, cut into 8ths 1/3 cup (75 mL)  chopped cilantro 1/4 cup  (50 mL) chopped fresh   flat leaf […]

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Healthy reasons to eat garlic and onions

Forget about saying “hold the onions.” Considering the nutritional perks, you might want to opt for double the onions instead. Research from India, published in the Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry shows that onions and its kissing cousin, garlic, can boost absorption of some minerals like iron and zinc from grain products significantly. That’s […]

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