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Why You Should Inspect Your Poop Regularly

You may feel embarrassed talking about your 💩 but it’s an important conversation that you should be having with your doctor at your regular checkups. Unfortunately most doctors don’t even ask their patients about their 💩, which is a shame because it can tell you a lot about your health. I’m often surprised at how… Continue reading Why You Should Inspect Your Poop Regularly

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