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Broccoli Salad

Ingredients: 4 cups fresh broccoli florets 1/3 cup finely chopped red onion 1/2 cup dried cranberries 1/2 cup sunflower seeds   Dressing: 1 TBSP fresh lemon juice 1/4 cup mayonnaise 1/2 cup plain probiotic yogurt   Method: 1.  Prepare ingredients 2.  Steam the broccoli for 1 minute 3.  Remove broccoli from the steamer and add to...

7 Herbs Every Cancer Survivor Should Grow
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7 Herbs Every Cancer Survivor Should Grow

I can’t think of a cancer-fighting goal that could be easier than growing (and enjoying) fresh herbs in your garden. When cancer researchers suggest that you eat a “plant-based diet”, I think many people think of vegetables and fruits, whole grains and legumes. But I think most forget that herbs and spices are an important...

Rooibos, The Red Tea
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Rooibos, The Red Tea

The rooibos plant grows in South Africa. Botanically, it is a member of the legume family and has long skinny needles, like needles or broomsticks. In South Africa, when you make tea from these leaves it is called Bush Tea. Like black tea, red rooibos tea has been oxidized from its original green colour. But...

Jean’s Chocolate Hazelnut Spread
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Jean’s Chocolate Hazelnut Spread

I love nutella, but don’t like that it has more sugar than hazelnuts! To get all the details on how nutella compares with other commercial chocolate hazelnut spreads read my blog post called “Sugar with Added Hazelnuts”. I’ve looked online for recipes for homemade versions. All of them have you roasting and skinning hazelnuts…oy vey!...

Hazelnut Cake
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Hazelnut Cake

This is my favourite cake recipe. How much do I love it? Well, it’s been my birthday cake for the last 5 years running. Pretty much since I was introduced to it. The original recipe came from my mother-in-law who is a self-taught cook who, legend has it, can create an exact replica of any...

Jean’s Tomato Sauce
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Jean’s Tomato Sauce

While I have been know to buy a couple of bushels of tomatoes at the end of summer and get busy with a full-day project of making and bottling my own tomato sauce, I didn’t do it last year and my homemade sauce has run out. I then turned to using bottled tomato sauce from the...