Creamy Cauliflower and Carrot Soup

Creamy Cauliflower and Carrot Soup
Here I am with my first fall post of 2014. Am I too early?

I so want to have another couple of weeks of summer. But I can feel and smell the fall coming. It’s right here around the corner.

A few trees in our park started changing color; and yesterday, I saw a flock of Canada geese getting ready to head South.

It’s not that I don’t like fall. I love the beautiful fall colors and the abundance of fruits and veggies.

I am already looking forward to sharing with you my favorite pumpkin recipes and to experimenting in my kitchen trying to come up with some new ones. My list of ideas is a mile long.
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Roasted Salmon with Veggies

Roasted Salmon with Veggies

Picture this: you come home on Friday night and there is nothing for dinner and you make a healthy and absolutely delicious dinner in under 30 minutes. Don’t believe me? Keep reading because I am about to show you how you can make it happen. Ready. Set. Go! Step 1 – takes about 5 minutes:… 

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Sweet Cheese Cups

Sweet Cheese Cups Recipe

Cottage cheese has always been very popular in my family. My Mom makes sirniki which are similar to pancakes made almost completely from cottage cheese; my Dad makes crepes filled with cottage cheese; I remember my Grandma making vatrushki -  pastry formed as a ring of dough with cottage cheese in the middle (not low… 

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How to Save Money on Groceries

How to Save Money on Groceries

This is the second post in my Low Gi on a Budget series. The first post is called 6 Budget Friendly Low Glycemic Foods You Should Try. I published it back in March and it was a big success. Today, I would like to continue discussing this subject and talk a bit more about things… 

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Healthy Coffee Smoothie with Toasted Coconut

Healthy Coffee Smoothie with Toasted Coconut

Ahhhh, coffee… Some love it, some hate it and some are addicted to it. Some say it’s good for you and others have all the evidence lined up to prove that it’s bad for you. OMG, who is right and who is wrong? Who do you trust? The answer is very simple: you can only… 

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Peach Salsa with a Secret Ingredient

Peach Salsa

It’s August and this means peaches are in season here in Ontario. You can buy them everywhere and they are super cheap – just a few dollars for a box full of beautiful delicious fruit. Peaches are full of wonderful healthy nutrients. Interesting fact: peaches contain salicylates, the same compounds used to make aspirin. Researchers… 

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Eggplant Vegetable Soup

Eggplant Vegetable Soup

Do you like eggplant? I love eggplant! It’s absolutely delicious and can be used in a variety of recipes. The secret to preparing eggplant is getting rid of the bitter taste typical for larger eggplant varieties. To help get rid of the bitterness, cut the eggplant into chunks, generously sprinkle with salt, place it in… 

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No Bake Oatmeal Peanut Butter Bites

No Bake Oatmeal Peanut Butter Bites

I am so excited to share with you that I finally finished my nutrition school and received my holistic nutritionist certificate. Yeee!!! I really enjoyed the courses and learned a lot. I got so used to studying every day that the first day after my final exam I felt kind of strange because I didn’t… 

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Introducing the Beginner’s Guide to Starting a Blog

beginners guide to starting a blog

I wrote the Beginner’s  Guide to Starting a Blog to answer the questions I get  about how to start a wellness / healthy food / fitness blog. The guide is a short summary of the steps you have to take to start a  blog. I also share with you my favorite blogging / internet marketing… 

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