These are a great basic scone, not too sweet not too savoury. They adapt well to any add-in. Try them with herbs to go with soup or chili.
Are you eating enough? Are you eating too much? When I work with women I often find that they aren’t eating enough food. For so long we have been told to eat less and move more. Count your calories and do that extra spin class. Did you know that under-eating can not only stall weight […]
Remember When you Said you would Start on Monday? Well, it’s Monday! And it’s June 1st! First day of the week and the first day of the month. Whatever it was that you said you were going to start to do it now! (Although I have to admit I prefer to start things midweek)
Vitamin D It’s the end of November, and many parts of the country are under snow. If you work a typical 9-5, you might not see the sun at all Monday through Friday. Maybe you’ve heard that Canadians should be taking vitamin D daily from October to March, but you’re not sure why. Stick with […]
8 recipes to keep you soup-er all summer long I’ve always loved soup. Chicken soup. Beef stew. Borscht. Minestrone. Gazpacho. Cream of mushroom. Tomato. Butternut Squash. Lobster bisque. Soup is a perfect meal served in the comfort of a bowl. You get everything you need all in one place. Broth is a rich source of […]
When you lie to your children about the food they’re eating you are setting them up to have a bad relationship with food. It takes dozens of exposures to a new food to learn to like it. And hiding kale in a muffin does not teach them how it tastes or the texture of it. While, yes, you can technically say they eat kale your child doesn’t know that they are. How will they ever learn to like vegetables if they don’t know they’ve ever eaten one?
Soups and stew just might be my favourite food. They’re warm, in a bowl, they can be flavoured to suit any cuisine, they can suit any dietary need, last but not least, they are deeply nourishing. Gelatin-rich broth soothes the gut lining, the soft cooked vegetables are easily digestible, the tough cuts of meat are cooked until they nearly melt in your mouth. What’s not to love about them?