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Icelandic Food – A Primer: Part I

Travelling to Iceland?  You likely have high expectations about the landscape, the geysers, the glacier and, of course, the northern lights. But, Icelandic food may not be on...

Overnight Oats -Your Breakfast BFF

I know, I know… Overnight oats are hardly a culinary innovation. But, they’re the ultimate no hassle, no-cook, nutritious whole foods breakfast. Besides, who...

How to Make and Use Chia Gel

Have chia seeds been massively over-hyped as a ‘superfood’ by marketers? It seemed that way to me. As a result, I was a bit...

Ginger Beet Juice

One of the best things about juicing is the vibrant colors. I can’t resist the bright magenta of beet juice. Raw and unpeeled is...

5 Ways to Upgrade Your Oatmeal

As we covered in “Why Are Oats an All-Star Grain?”, oats are arguably one of the most nutritious grains you can eat. Oats, oatmeal and oat...

Why Are Oats An All-Star Grain?

Believe it or not, grains are not evil! Among all grains, oats are a morning comfort food all-star and can also be used extensively...

Breakfast: Fuel Your Day —or Disease?

Eat a healthy breakfast. It sounds simple enough. But what exactly does that mean? While there is no definition of the “perfect breakfast,” there are ideal...

Umami – The Fifth Taste and Culinary Lifeline

Umami, the fifth taste, mystified even our greatest philosophers, Aristotle and Plato. Even they believed that there were but four tastes; sweet, sour, salty and bitter,...

Eggvocado and Greens

Eggs and avocado for breakfast. Tex-Mex meets healthy. What’s not to love?! This dish has it all; irresistible texture, excellent nutrient value, simple preparation...

Lemon Vinaigrette

This light dressing is versatile, with just a change of fresh herbs; cilantro, parsley or mint. Or, try of combination of several herbs to...

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