You Can't Beat Beets!

DID YOU KNOW THAT Beets belong to the family that includes chard, spinach and quinoa??? If you have cut/peeled beets that deep red is very much like a dye on your hand...

Posted: September 25, 2017 by Lisa Aschenbrenner

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Super Squash!

The term squash includes a large group of different varieties of interesting shapes and sizes and flavours of the vegetable.  We know that leafy greens are an incredible so...

Posted: September 18, 2017 by Lisa Aschenbrenner

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The Apple's Modest Cousin -- The Pear

With apples being popular fall fruit, I’d like to add some comments about the apple’s somewhat modest cousin - the pear.  Like apples, pears have a high amount ...

Posted: September 11, 2017 by Lisa Aschenbrenner

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Back to School Meal Planning Tips

Back to school!   For many, this is like a reset button - much like January 1st, but somewhat different.  Time to get back into a routine, and find ways to make the tr...

Posted: September 5, 2017 by Lisa Aschenbrenner

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Natural Nutrition FYI - Lentils

Lentils are very high in nutrients like molybdenum, folate, iron, B1 and zinc.  1 cup of cooked lentils has 17 grams of protein and 15 grams of fibre.  If you have wea...

Posted: August 25, 2017 by Lisa Aschenbrenner

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Natural Nutrition FYI: Cabbage

Get ready to be surprised by a very modest veggie - cabbage! Cabbage contains approx 20 different flavonoids (AKA antioxidants), which help our cells to repair the daily damag...

Posted: August 1, 2017 by Lisa Aschenbrenner

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Staying Hydrated

With the temperatures so high here in the Okanagan, the topic of hydration becomes a “hot one”.  While it’s truly an issue especially in the summer, we ne...

Posted: July 7, 2017 by Lisa Aschenbrenner

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Just Add 1 More

We all know having more veggies is generally a good idea.  If you look back to yesterday, how many servings can you recall eating?  With one serving of veggies being 1...

Posted: April 30, 2017 by Lisa Aschenbrenner

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