#FoodFocus – The Dandelion: Weed and Feed

The one thing I am sure to hear every springtime from my children is: “There’s Mom. Eating the weeds again!” For as long as I can remember, dandelions were a staple green in our home. My mom and her brother and sister would head on out into the wooded area behind our house in Montreal,…… Continue reading #FoodFocus – The Dandelion: Weed and Feed

#FoodFocus – Hearty Brown Lentil and Potato Soup

Lentils! Green, brown, black , yellow, red or orange, there is so much nutrition packed into these tiny little legumes. They are high in dietary fiber, which helps stabilize blood sugar levels and lowers cholesterol, are low in calories and are an excellent source of protein, B-vitamins, Iron, Folate and Magnesium (heart health). They support…… Continue reading #FoodFocus – Hearty Brown Lentil and Potato Soup

#FoodFocus – Refrigerator Oatmeal Breakfast

I absolutely fell in love with this idea when it first surfaced a few years ago! What could be better than oatmeal, yogurt and fruit? The problem before this was that you had to cook the oatmeal and then load it up with fruit and a bit of yogurt. Now, with this technique, this deliciousness…… Continue reading #FoodFocus – Refrigerator Oatmeal Breakfast

#FoodFocus – The Amazing Avocado – AvoPeach Smoothie Bowl

My daughter will be┬áspending the next 3 months out of province so yesterday, we had a few of her friends over for a special send off dinner. I woke up this morning feeling a little guilty about all the lasagna and the profiteroles and the Portuguese tarts we ate. Not to mention the appys and…… Continue reading #FoodFocus – The Amazing Avocado – AvoPeach Smoothie Bowl

#FoodFocus – Super Spinach

For many, just the mention of spinach conjures up the image of Popeye the Sailor Man! If I remember correctly, when there was trouble, Popeye would crack open a can of spinach, down it in a few gulps and was ready to take on the world! Spinach was this amazing leafy green food that instantly…… Continue reading #FoodFocus – Super Spinach