Tip of the Month

3 Tips for a Healthy Return to the Classroom or Office

August 19, 2021

By Anna Varriano

It’s hard to believe that September is around the corner … again. This year, we are faced with many unknowns and perhaps a higher level of stress as back-to school, and for many, back-to-the-office is happening in the face of pandemic uncertainties. …

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Tip of the Month

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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MCT Oil for Weight Management, Cognitive Health, and More

April 8, 2021

By Anna Varriano

MCT oil. It’s been touted to offer a load of health benefits including: sustained energy weight management appetite control gut health fat burning managing Alzheimer’s Disease and other cognitive/neurological conditions antimicrobial and antifungal pow …

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Recipes

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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Videos

The Power of Green

March 16, 2021

By Anna Varriano

In this video, I’m wishing you all a Happy St. Patrick’s day and sharing some info about the health-boosting powers of green veggies, herbs, teas, and a few green supplements … and if you just have to have that green beer, I share a way you can turn …

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Videos

How to Cook Beets Without Making a Mess

February 27, 2021

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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Recipes

Veggie Rice Paper Wraps

February 16, 2021

By Anna Varriano

These veggie rice paper wraps are a hit among veggie lovers and carnivores. They are fun to make, and easy enough to get many hands (even little ones!) involved. They make a great starter to a meal, or they can be a meal on their own, and are even grea …

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