By Medicine Hat News on September 12th, 2017
Gardening time is getting closer to an end. So many delicious fresh fruits and veggies have come our way over the past few months and there’s still some to come. There are a bounty of benefits from enjoying a variety of vegetables in a healthy well balanced diet. Not only are there many nutritional benefits ... Read More »Be the first to comment!
By Medicine Hat News on August 29th, 2017
We are having such a spectacular summer and although summer doesn’t officially end until Sept. 21, back to school time is right around the corner. Every year when I write this column I cry, but not this year. Nope, I flatly refuse. Unlike some parents I do not at all look forward to back to ... Read More »Be the first to comment!
By Medicine Hat News on August 15th, 2017
I love summer! I may have mentioned that several times before. I love the vibrant colours, the heat and I especially love summer foods. You just can’t beat the abundance of fabulous fresh vegetables and all the mouth watering foods grilled in the beautiful outdoors. I asked a few friends what their summer favourite foods ... Read More »Be the first to comment!
By Medicine Hat News on August 1st, 2017
Summer is the perfect time to enjoy fresh from the garden vegetables. Despite the delicious, crisp refreshing taste of veggies, many people do not eat enough. When I’ve done nutrition counselling I’ve been amazed at how many people have said they don’t like vegetables. So I ask them a few more questions and they eventually ... Read More »Be the first to comment!
By Medicine Hat News on July 18th, 2017
The Medicine Hat Exhibition & Stampede is right around the corner. The queen and princess were just crowned on the weekend. Out of eight amazing contestants congratulations to our new Queen Lacey Palichuk and Princess Ava Padfield. I know Ava’s parents Tim and Jodene and am sure they are bursting with pride as they should ... Read More »Be the first to comment!
By Medicine Hat News on July 4th, 2017
First of all happy belated Canada Day wishes to everyone! I hope you had a wonderful long weekend celebrating Canada’s 150th. We are so fortunate to live in such an incredible country. I actually tend to tear up whenever I sing our national anthem and reall y concentrate on the words. I am very proud ... Read More »Be the first to comment!
By Medicine Hat News on June 6th, 2017
We are so incredibly fortunate to live in such a beautiful location with so much wonderful weather especially in the summer. I really have no desire to travel away in the summer months when right here is the best place to be. In fact, I’m flying to Newfoundland for a Dietitian’s Conference this week where ... Read More »Be the first to comment!
By Medicine Hat News on May 23rd, 2017
Some of you may have heard of an amazing project that came out of the Medicine Hat and District Food Bank this past year. It was called Food First and they partnered with Community Food Connections Association, Community Foundation and Starks Plumbing. Each of the 11 families identified by the food fank received a freezer ... Read More »Be the first to comment!
By Medicine Hat News on May 9th, 2017
Every September since I started writing my column in 1999 I’ve talked tearfully about my four boys as each started school, then returned to school every new school year. This fall was the hardest school year yet with all four leaving for university and yes for the first time we experienced “the empty nest.” We ... Read More »Be the first to comment!
By Medicine Hat News on April 25th, 2017
With the start of spring comes that glorious scent of outdoor barbecues. I took my dog for a walk on the weekend close to supper time and could smell a variety of delicious meat grilling in people’s yards. Their are lots of fabulous foods to barbecue and one common main course is chicken. Chicken is ... Read More »Be the first to comment!