Tag Archives: Salads

Strawberry Lentil and Couscous Salad

  It’s that glorious time of year – the season when local produce is starting to appear everywhere we look, from farmers’ markets, green grocers, supermarket shelves and even our own backyards and balconies. There’s nothing like opening the door and taking just a few steps to a balcony or yard and picking home grown […]

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The healthwashing of kale

                                                                Is kale the new oat bran? i By now you have  heard that McDonald’s kale salad has more calories than a Double Big Mac. A CBC news report states that once you plop the accompanying Asiago Caesar dressing on the “crispy chicken” version, the salad’s nutritional profile doesn’t look so good. According to McDonald’s […]

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Top 10 list of summer weight sabotages

Summertime and the livin’ is easy. You’re not alone if you think that  healthy eating should be a breeze at this time of year. After all, there’s great local produce which goes hand in hand with light eating. Well guess again. It’s the season when it’s packing on the pounds comes easy as pie. Practicing […]

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