May 24th, 2017

Cuisine

From Our Table: Connecting our community and learning new recipes

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 »

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From Our Table: A new groove for the adults

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 »

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From Our Table: For indoors or out, check out chicken

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 »

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From Our Table: Cookies for Easter

By Medicine Hat News on April 11th, 2017

“Here comes Peter Cottontail, hopping down the bunny trail, hippity hoppity Easter’s on its way!” Just three short sleeps until Good Friday and the beginning of Easter celebrations. Believe it or not I still do Easter baskets for my four boys. I love all the holiday celebrations. I have decorations for all of them and ... Read More »

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From Our Table: Take the fight out of food

By Medicine Hat News on March 28th, 2017

In my last column I wrote about March being Nutrition Month, a time to showcase a healthy eating theme brought to you by the Dietitians throughout Canada. This years theme is “Take the Fight Out of Food – Spot the Problem, Get the Facts, Seek Support.” This week let’s take a look at a very ... Read More »

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From Our Table: Make eating fun and try a wide variety of recipes

By Medicine Hat News on March 14th, 2017

March is Nutrition Month, a time to showcase a healthy eating theme brought to you by the dietitians throughout Canada. This years theme is “Take the Fight out of Food – Spot the Problem, Get the Facts, Seek Support.” Eating should be a fun, favourite event not a source of frustration and confusion. Nutrition Month ... Read More »

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From Our Table: A look at lentils

By Medicine Hat News on February 28th, 2017

February is Heart Health Month. There are many delicious foods that are good for us and specifically for the health of our heart. It’s really important to have a wide variety of healthy foods to ensure we get the 50-plus nutrients we need every day. On the flip side of that I also personally feel ... Read More »

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From Our Table: Happy Valentine’s Day

By Medicine Hat News on February 14th, 2017

Love is definitely in the air. I’m so excited to be writing my column on the actual day of Valentine’s. In case you haven’t heard me mention it before I love Valentine’s Day. It represents many things I love such as the colours red and pink, especially pink, I really love pink. It’s also majorly ... Read More »

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From Our Table: Sensible steps to healthy success

By Medicine Hat News on January 17th, 2017

In my last column I talked about keys to successful long term weight loss: K-keep it simple E- exercise Y- yes to a variety of veggies S- so good to be you! This week I’d like to continue with that theme and talk a bit more about not just successful, permanent weight loss but healthy ... Read More »

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From Our Table: Keep the ‘keys’ to weight loss success

By Medicine Hat News on January 3rd, 2017

Happy New Year everyone! I hope you all had a very Merry Christmas and wonderful New Year’s celebrations. With a brand new year come many New Year’s resolutions. The most popular by far usually involve improving your health. Quitting smoking, exercising more and the ever popular losing weight. With so many weight loss programs around ... Read More »

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