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Health tips, Recipes

Licorice For Your Lungs

Licorice root (photo taken by Kiran Sidhu) While these may look like something my daughter collected from our backyard, they're actually pieces of licorice root. I've never cared for licorice-flavoured candy (does anyone out there actually eat the black jellybeans...?) but I do happen to like the taste of licorice tea. Not only does it… Continue reading Licorice For Your Lungs

Health tips

How I’m Boosting My Immune System Amidst The Coronavirus Pandemic lo

Unless you've been living under a rock you must be aware that we are living amidst a crazy, once-in-a-century pandemic that has people panicking to the point of fist-fighting over toilet paper at grocery stores. While social distancing and hand-washing are the best ways to avoid getting the coronavirus, there are ways to boost your… Continue reading How I’m Boosting My Immune System Amidst The Coronavirus Pandemic lo

Recipes, sauces and dips

Walnut Pesto

Pesto is one of my favourite go-to pasta sauces. I can whip it up in under 5 mins and it’s also flavourful enough to use as a dip with chips or a spread on a sandwich. I prefer making a walnut pesto instead of the traditional pine nut version, and since I usually have feta… Continue reading Walnut Pesto

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5 Tips For Enjoying The Holidays Without Regret

Photo by picjumbo.com on Pexels.com Do your health and wellness goals go out the window during the holidays? Do you fall off the healthy-eating wagon and end up feeling guilty? You’re not alone! Fortunately, it is possible to enjoy the holidays without feeling awful afterwards. While one day of indulgence obviously isn’t going to derail… Continue reading 5 Tips For Enjoying The Holidays Without Regret