March 26th, 2017

Cuisine

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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From Our Table: Getting organized for the Christmas meal

By Medicine Hat News on December 20th, 2016

Christmas Day is just five sleeps away and I’m sure everyone can feel the growing excitement in the air! For those of you like me who will be hosting the Christmas meal this year it’s time to get the menu finalized and the ingredients organized. In fact being organized for the Christmas meal is not ... Read More »

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From Our Table: ‘Tis the season to be jolly, and for gingerbread

By Medicine Hat News on December 6th, 2016

I really hope you are jolly this Christmas season. Now that we have snow it really feels like Christmas! Not so fun for driving but it really does look pretty. It can stay until Jan. 2 then it can go away until next Christmas. Christmas is a wonderful time of the year to get together ... Read More »

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From Our Table: Cheesy Christmas gifts

By Medicine Hat News on November 22nd, 2016

OK so it’s not “beginning to look a lot like Christmas” but even with our weather unseasonably warm lately Christmas is still just around the corner. Soon the shopping will start and with the busy Christmas season the parties will also begin. What a wonderful time of year to get together with family and friends ... Read More »

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From Our Table: Nutritious and delicious, broccoli can go with almost any meal

By Medicine Hat News on November 8th, 2016

I love broccoli. I like it in salad, baked, roasted, in casseroles, steamed in chicken broth, smothered in cheese sauce or raw dipped in hummus. Some of my friends tease me that every time I have guests for dinner I have some type of broccoli dish. When I take something to someone else’s house for ... Read More »

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From Our Table: Perfectly pumpkin

By Medicine Hat News on October 25th, 2016

Only five sleeps until the pumpkins are carved, the jack-o-lanterns are lit and streets are full of cute little costumes trick or treating up and down the block. I’m sure you’ve seen the plethora of pumpkins at the grocery stores the past few weeks. Pumpkins are definitely one of the most popular Halloween decorations. There ... Read More »

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