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Cooking For Two
Cooking For Two

Health is a resource we use for everyday living. A healthy lifestyle as you age helps you to look and feel your best. Healthy eating can promote independence in later years by helping protect you from illness. Eating well and being good to your body over a lifetime can reduce risk of heart disease, certain […]

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Menu Planning and Cooking in Bulk
Menu Planning and Cooking in Bulk

The key principle in bulk cooking is to think ahead in order to save even one or two steps.

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Who’s Assembling Dinner?
Who’s Assembling Dinner?

Times have certainly changed. Home cooking used to involve thawing meat, peeling and slicing vegetables and planning on the time it takes for everything to cook. These days – so many recent television commercials would have us believe – home cooking is as easy as pouring a bag of frozen “Pot Roast with Vegetables” into a frying […]

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Fish Tales
Fish Tales

Fins are in! The fruit of the sea can be a wonderful addition to a well-balanced diet. Fish is a great lower-fat protein alternative and the diversity of seafood could keep menu planners going for months. But before you head to the market, check out these fishy tips: Saltwater fish (such as cod and flounder) […]

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Eggs-actly Right!
Eggs-actly Right!

Storage Eggs store better in the carton that they are sold in than in the egg tray in your refrigerator. Eggs freeze very well if they are separated. Freeze egg yolks by stirring in either 1 teaspoon sugar for each six egg yolks or ½ teaspoon salt to keep yolks from coagulating. Egg white freezes […]

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The Buzz on Honey
The Buzz on Honey

Honey is a sweet treat that is incredibly versatile. It lends a wonderful flavour to cooking and baking, and it is good for you. In addition to being a great source of energy, researchers now know that honey can contribute to our daily intake of vitamins, essential minerals, and amino acids. Honey can even be […]

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I’m pregnant and exhausted
I’m pregnant and exhausted

I am a working mother – with two boys under the age of five – have another child on the way and get little help from my husband due to his two jobs. No matter how much sleep I get, I’m always exhausted. HELP!! Advice: The only advice is to simplify. If anyone wants to […]

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Veggie Tips
Veggie Tips

Here are some tips on preparing, eating, and vegetables. Potatoes To bake potatoes in half the usual time, let them stand in boiling water for 15 minutes before popping them into a very hot oven. To get added crispness, sprinkle potatoes with flour before frying them. Put left over scalloped potatoes in blender with some […]

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Knowing Your Oats
Knowing Your Oats

Oats are inexpensive and very nutritious. Half a cup of porridge (cooked oats) has only 62 calories and only 1 gram of fat. Oat bran offers even more nutrition because for only 40 calories you also get a high fibre cereal. Watch what you add on top, though. If you load on cream and sugar […]

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Controlling the Chaos: Holiday Safety Tips
Controlling the Chaos: Holiday Safety Tips

In a recent year over 3,000 children, ages birth to five years, died in the United States due to unintentional injuries according to the National Safety Council*. That’s over eight children every day! Many injuries and accidents are preventable. Potentially deadly situations are often overlooked by parents and caregivers. Awareness is key in keeping our […]

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