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Portabello with feta, spinach & leek

Portobello Mushroom stuffed with Spinach, Leek & Feta

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This has been a long-time favourite appetizer when we invite friends and family over for dinner. This can also serve as lunch, alongside a soup or salad. Ingredients 4 portobello mushroom caps 3 tablespoons olive oil 3 tablespoons balsamic vinegar (5 year aged or older is ideal) 2 leeks coarse salt and ground pepper 2…

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Italian Lemon Broccoli Salad

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I love broccoli!! So when I can, I enjoy going into Valoroso Italian foods market for their lemon vegetable dishes. This is my attempt to make it at home! To really bring out the lemon flavour, I recommend whisking the olive oil, vinegar, lemon juice, lemon zest and shallots together one hour ahead of time…

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5 Best Tips for Successful Weight loss – What the Science says

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5 Best Tips for Successful Weight loss – What the Science says Did you know that more than 80 % of successful dieters end up gaining back all their weight – and then some – within about two years? I recently read about research following contestants from the Biggest Loser. In one season, the average…

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Updates in PCOS… Common Symptoms & Underdiagnosis

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Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS), is much more common today than it was twenty years ago. PCOS affects 5-10% of women and potentially up to 15-20%, due to different standards for diagnosis. Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS) is a complex endocrine and metabolic condition.1 And it is becoming all too common. Are you a young female in your…

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Berry-Licious Overnight Oats

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Made this today and I am happy to report it was delicious & kid-approved! A new twist from our standard apples and cinnamon quick oats. Steel Cut Oats offer more complex carbohydrates to keep your tummy fuller longer. This also helps to keep blood sugar more stable through out the morning (although you may opt…

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Vegan Chocolate Raspberry Parfaits

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Ingredients For the Raspberry Cream: 2 cups fresh raspberries 3 tablespoons pure maple syrup 1 (12-ounce) package medium or firm organic tofu 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice For the Choclate Cream: 1 (12-ounce) package medium or firm organic tofu 1/3 cup unsweetened cocoa ¼ cup pure maple syrup ½ teaspoon pure vanilla extract ¼ teaspoon…

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