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Twelve Days of Christmas Recipes

December 9, 2017

By Anna Varriano

With the Christmas and the holiday season right around the corner, I thought it would be timely to share some of my favourite recipes for this time of year. There’s something for everyone, and for every occasion, including soups & starters, appetiz …

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Delicious (Gluten-Free) Buckwheat Pancakes

October 19, 2017

By Anna Varriano

These buckwheat pancakes are yum yum yummy and so easy to make! This recipe is my favourite pancake recipe and I consider it a bonus that these pancakes are gluten-free/wheat-free. Did you know that buckwheat is not a type of wheat or even a type of ce …

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How to Can Peaches

September 7, 2017

By Anna Varriano

With fresh peaches arriving daily at markets and grocery stores at this time of year, I decided I would can some so that I can enjoy the gorgeous taste of local peaches from time to time even when they are no longer in season. Peaches are loaded with h …

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Power-Packed Cookies

July 11, 2017

By Anna Varriano

These grain-less cookies are loaded with nutrient-dense ingredients. They are easy to make and freeze beautifully.  This recipe makes about 3 dozen cookies. Feel free to change things up, for instance, you can swap out the walnuts for pecans or slivere …

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Want to Know Why I Take Krill Oil?

March 8, 2017

By Anna Varriano

As a nutritionist, I promote getting as many of the nutrients our body needs by eating healthy, whole, unprocessed foods. I recommend buying organic produce when possible (especially if the fruits and vegetables you eat the most are ones that have high …

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No-Bake Yummy Snack Bars

February 13, 2017

By Anna Varriano

These bars were inspired by one of my nutrition students. She wanted to replace store-bought granola bars with a healthier option, and one night she brought her creation to class to share with all of us. The bars reminded me a bit of my No-Bake Date/Nu …

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5 Tips for Heart Health

February 7, 2017

By Anna Varriano

February is Heart Health Month, so what better time to share some tips for maintaining and/or improving cardiovascular health! #1 – Avoid sugar. Not just the white stuff you add to coffee, tea, and baking, but sugar in all its forms, including foods th …

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