It’s the hot spice du jour! But it’s not actually hot – a major plus in my books.
It may be tough to spell (there are two ‘”r’s” in it, people!), but it’s super easy to incorporate into your diet.
If you don’t already know, turmeric is all the rage these days – and for good reason. It’s a powerful anti-inflammatory agent, antioxidant, and its main active ingredient, curcumin, is linked to improved brain function, lower risk of brain disease, lowered chance of heart disease, depression, and more. Continue reading “Spotlight on Turmeric: How to add it into your diet”
Thanksgiving may have passed a while ago here in Canada, but the holiday season is just beginning south of the border. American Thanksgiving is today, and since there is an abundance of holiday recipes being shared at this time, I thought I’d gather some great healthy recipe ideas from around the web for everyone’s meal planning.
Here we are: the last post of my four-part series on Why I Love September! It’s been a thrill to chronicle the many reasons I think September is a spectacular month, and I hope you’ve enjoyed reading and maybe even gotten a few tips.
Even if you aren’t in the same love affair with September as I am (or as fanatical about planning and organizing), I think you’ll like this post.
Because it’s all about fall. And truthfully, I don’t think I’ve ever met anyone who doesn’t like autumn! Continue reading “Why I Love September Pt. 4: Fall is in the air”
Oatmeal seems to have had a resurgence as of late — it certainly has for me. And why shouldn’t it? The breakfast staple is inexpensive, healthy, hearty and versatile.
Growing up, my Dad would make a big pot of oatmeal every morning as fuel for our busy school day ahead — he called it “funky porridge,” adding in any mix of pantry ingredients handy that day (apple cinnamon was a favourite). At the time, I spooned in brown sugar and poured a swig of milk, but these days a swirl of almond milk on top does the trick. But just like back then, a bowl of this delicious and nutritious classic keeps me full all morning long. Continue reading “Five days of oatmeal: recipe ideas to fuel your mornings”