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8 Tips for a Healthy and Tasty BBQ Season

June 3, 2021

By Anna Varriano

BBQ season is finally here! One of my favourite summer time activities is to have an entire main course cooking on the grill while I enjoy my backyard…and the dinner guests who are joining me! Before Sparking Up, Read This! Barbecuing foods – meat in …

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Fiddlehead Ginger Soup

April 6, 2021

By Anna Varriano

We’re heading into fiddlehead season! Woohooo! Many years ago, I had a client who would bring me freshly picked fiddleheads around this time of year. She’s long since moved from Ottawa, but she inspired my love for these unusual ‘vegetables’.  In …

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Should You Take a Multi?

January 13, 2021

By Anna Varriano

One of the most common questions I get from clients, students, and workshop attendees is: “I’m not sure if I should be taking any supplements. I eat really well, so wouldn’t I be getting all the nutrients I need from my food?” My response to the above …

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The Benefits of Soup + 10 Soup Recipes

November 17, 2020

By Anna Varriano

Chicken soup for a cold or flu. Bone broth for gut health. Pumpkin or squash soup to support bowel movements. These are recommendations that have been passed down for generations, so there must be something to them! Soups are heart-warming and health b …

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Do You Have Any Of These 12 Dementia Risk Factors?

October 19, 2020

By Anna Varriano

According to the latest stats from the Alzheimer’s Society of Canada, over half a million Canadians are living with dementia and approximately 25,000 new cases are diagnosed every year. By 2031, the number of Canadians living with dementia is expected …

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What I’m Doing for Extra Protection this Flu Season

October 1, 2020

By Anna Varriano

Those of you who know me/follow me are likely familiar with my ‘flu season’ daily supplement protocol. For years and years and years it has included at least 4,000 IU of bio-emulsified vitamin D (I will double that for a week or so if I feel like I mig …

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Zucchini Fritters with Chickpea Flour

September 4, 2020

By Anna Varriano

Thanks to the pandemic, many folks had time on their hands to plant their very first veggie garden, or perhaps to expand their existing one. I’m seeing tons of posts on social media where folks are giving away zucchini as they can’t keep up with what t …

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