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Great Granola

April 13, 2018

By Anna Varriano

When you hear ‘granola’, do you think health food or junk food? Wait … granola could possibly be junk food? As in bad for you? Yup. It sure can. Some brands of store bought granola are loaded with sugar. Just read the ingredients to see how many gram …

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8 Tips For Kicking Sugar Addictions To The Curb

April 6, 2018

By Anna Varriano

There is no question that sugar is addictive – and the food industry knows it. That’s why it’s in so many prepared foods, often in surprising amounts, including in yogurts and granola bars that are often touted as health foods, low-fat foods, marinades …

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Best 10 Recipes of All Time

March 15, 2018

By Anna Varriano

Last week, in honour of March being National Nutrition Month, I wrote a blog about my Best 5 Blogs of All Time, sharing the links with you. This week, I thought I’d continue with that theme and share a list of my recipes that you have ‘nominated’ as my …

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Best 5 Blogs of All Time!

March 7, 2018

By Anna Varriano

In the spirit of the recent Academy Awards, and the fact that March is National Nutrition Month, in this month’s tip, I’ve put together a list of five of my blog posts that you have ‘nominated’ as my ‘Best 5 Blogs of All Time’! I’ve written over 200 bl …

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Heart Healthy (and Heart Warming!) Lentil Soup

February 14, 2018

By Anna Varriano

Lentils are a tiny but mighty member of the legume family. Their high fibre content helps to keep cholesterol and blood sugar levels in check. They are also an excellent source of folate and magnesium – two minerals associated with cardiovascular healt …

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“Does Sugar Cause Cancer?”

February 3, 2018

By Anna Varriano

That is a question that someone asked me recently, and if you look at a lot of the research literature out there, the answer is that a direct link hasn’t been absolutely proven … yet. What do you think? Before you answer, I’d like to give you a few thi …

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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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