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Coconuty & Gingery Pumpkin Soup

November 17, 2015

By Anna Varriano

Many of us run out and buy pumpkins for Halloween and/or Thanksgiving and then forget about them; however, I encourage you to enjoy this winter squash for months beyond fall! Pumpkins are loaded with health-boosting nutrients, including powerful antiox …

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Squashing Out Disease

November 3, 2015

By Anna Varriano

When we eat according to Mother Nature’s plan, we get just what we need at the right time of year.  For example, in fall, we are blessed with a bountiful variety of winter squashes. While they are harvested in the fall, these gorgeous vegetables keep w …

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Grilled or Roasted Veggies on Quinoa Tabouleh

August 12, 2015

By Anna Varriano

This is a great side-dish at any time of year, but especially when farmers markets are bursting with fresh, local veggies. You can serve it warm or cold, and leftovers keep well for a few days. I recently made this dish for a family reunion of 24+. Eas …

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Winter Vegetable Stew

January 19, 2015

By Anna Varriano

This slow-cooked winter veggie stew is loaded with health-boosting and tummy-warming goodness. It looks gorgeous and tastes amazing. It’s one of my favourite winter meals! What You’ll Need:  A very large covered ‘roasting’ pot or pan that you can use o …

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Coconutty Cinnamon Baked Squash

October 20, 2014

By Anna Varriano

It’s hard to visit a Farmers’ Market or grocery store at this time of year without seeing a wide variety of winter squash available.  These veggies are a great source of powerful antioxidants, such as beta-carotene, lutein, and zeaxanthin. Winter squas …

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Are You Eating These Immune-Boosting Foods?

October 7, 2014

By Anna Varriano

The foods pictured above all have something in common. They are all great sources of a powerful nutrient. Can you guess what it is? I’ll give you some hints: It  has powerful antioxidant functions It plays a big role in boosting our immunity It protect …

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Why I’m Not a Fan of “10-Day Detoxes”

March 12, 2014

By Anna Varriano

At this time of year, everyone is promoting some kind of quick detox product or program. 10-Day Detox books are front and centre, the latest celebrity ‘detox-and-lose-weight-fast’ diet is all the rage, and detox kits are hitting the shelf just in time …

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