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Carrots for Bone Health, Sage for Memory, and More…

July 5, 2018

By Anna Varriano

In this month’s video, I’m taking you on a nutritional tour of my veggie garden, sharing one or two interesting health benefits associated with each veggie and herb growing in it. For your convenience, I’ve summarized the information in a list below th …

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Chickpea Water as an Egg Substitute!

May 31, 2018

By Anna Varriano

What came first, the chickpea or the egg? :o) One of my daughters told me about using chickpea water as an egg substitute, and it works quite well! A great alternative to eggs if you’re vegan, or if you have allergies or sensitivities to eggs. Apparent …

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How to Cook Beets Without Making a Mess

March 27, 2018

By Anna Varriano

Peeling cooked beets can get really messy! In this video, I’ll show you an easy mess-free way to peel cooked beets that also helps to minimize waste – including wasting the nutrients that are concentrated right under the root veggie’s skin!

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Delicious Green ‘Smoothie’ Freezer Packs

November 22, 2017

By Anna Varriano

When you hear ‘green smoothie’ or ‘green drink’ do you say “YUM!!!” or “YUCK!!!” ? While green drinks are LOADED with health-boosting nutrients, many of them taste like swamp water! Years ago, I shared a post about the benefits of green drinks and a gr …

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There’s a New Kind of Santa Coming to Town

October 22, 2017

By Anna Varriano

In this post, I’m going to tell you about an amazing new kind of Santa … but first, a bit of a lead up to it. Did you know that October is Autism Awareness Month in Canada? Every October, for the past several years, I have attended the ‘Autumn Evenin …

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How to Pit Cherries Like a Boss

August 29, 2017

By Anna Varriano

Cherries are bursting with health-boosting nutrients that have been associated with reducing inflammation, blood pressure, and the risk of gout (note: a serving of cherries is about 14 cherries). I love cherries – especially when they are local/in seas …

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Growing Your Own Pea Shoots is Easy Peas-y!

July 17, 2017

By Anna Varriano

Have you tried pea shoots yet? They’re a delicious microgreen and they are bursting with health-boosting nutrients. It can get pretty expensive to buy them at the grocery store, so in this video, I’m showing you how easy it is to grow your own at any t …

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