MEALS MADE TASTY (and easy!)

As a Brand Ambassador for the loveliest of local lovelies Blue Door Oil & Vinegar, I get sent a few samples to play with from time to time, in order to come up with recipes and ideas on easy ways to prep nutrient-dense meals, using their delicious products. NOT A HARD THING I assure you. 

Recipes in this post include easy roasted spaghetti squash as a side dish; Sheet Pan Dinner.

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Taming the Inflammation Dragon

I wanted to extend an invitation to you, my food- and wellness-loving friend, to join me for an evening workshop on the impact of our food choices on our body's sense of well-being, focusing on inflammation. The idea is to arm you with the knowledge and tools so that YOU can make informed choices for your own health and vitality, ensuring that inflammation beast quiets down its roar for you.

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BEET KVASS

I recently had the pleasure of hanging out in Malcolm-from-The-Light-Cellar's kitchen as we cracked jokes about the bloodiness of beets with All Hallows Eve lurking in the near future, and talked of the purported legendary status of beet kvass in the world of aphrodisiacs. What is beet kvass, you ask? If you ask me, I will tell you its nutritional content and point out all of the benefits of consuming a fermented beverage for improved overall health. But if you put those sciency things aside, I will tell you that it is one of my favourite beverages, tasting of the salty earth, a drink I can have every day and never tire. 

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SUPER CHARGED HOT CHOCOLATE BECAUSE... snow. and pumpkins.

Not sure what it's like where you are today, but the snow showed up this morning here in our part of the world. At school drop off this morning, had a chance for a quick visit and chat with a few parents and we got to talking hot chocolate. And coffee. And tea. And all things warming. And I thought well it's high time we figure out a way to make some yummy hot chocolate that can impart some superpowers in the process. (*not documented nor measured superpowers yet. The lab results haven't come in yet...) Enter: THE SUPER CHARGED HOT CHOCOLATE.

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