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Slow Cooker Pork, Sweet Potato and Kale

July 1, 2012 by HealthyFamilies BC | Posted in: Recipes | Tags: Dinner, pork, sweet potato, kale

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Slow Cooker Pork, Sweet Potato and Kale

Ingredients

3 lb (1.4 kg) boneless pork shoulder blade roast, cubed2 onions, chopped6 cloves garlic, minced2 bay leaves2 tsp (10 mL) chili powder1 tsp (5 mL) ground cumin1 tsp (5 mL) ground coriander + MORE

Steamed Egg White with Tofu

July 1, 2012 by HealthyFamilies BC | Posted in: Recipes | Tags: tofu, prawns, egg whites, Dinner

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Steamed Egg White with Tofu

Yield: 4 servings

Ingredients:
100g Tofu, soft
100g Tofu, extra firm
3 Egg whites
200ml Fortified soy beverage, unsweetened
25g Shelled shrimp
½ cup Frozen mixed vegetables
1 tsp Pepper
2 tsp vegetable oil

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RECIPE - Sizzling Salsas!

July 1, 2012 by Andrea Godfreyson, Registered Dietitian | Posted in: Recipes | Tags: snacks, salsa, corn, tomatoes, peaches

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Recipe: Sizzling Salsas!

Here are a few salsa recipes that will help make your meals sizzle. These homemade salsa recipes are courtesy of our blogger Andrea Godfreyson.

Salsa Picante

Some salsa doesn’t require cooking but simmering the salsa seems to bring the flavours together. Try this over a piece of BBQ meat. It would also be a seriously delicious way to spice up a simple omelet.

4 medium tomatoes, seeded and cut up1 medium onion, cut up¼ cup fresh cilantro or parsley leaves, snipped + MORE

Spice Up Your Aerobic Routine and Benefit!

June 29, 2012 by Marc Faktor, Certified Exercise Physiologist | Posted in: Physical Activity | Tags: routine

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Spice Up Your Aerobic Routine and Benefit!

Over the past decade, it’s safe to say that I have consulted thousands of individuals looking to improve their health through physical activity. Through these experiences, lots of different themes have popped up and I would like to highlight a common theme (i.e. lack of strength training) & provide some guidance.

If you’re one of those activity junkies and think that walking, running & or cycling is enough... think again! + MORE

Breaking the Cycle

June 28, 2012 by Andrea Godfreyson, Registered Dietitian | Posted in: Food & Nutrition | Tags: summer fit, nutrition

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Breaking the Cycle

In the heat of summer (and sometimes when it just isn’t raining – we will take what we can get on the coast), there is a sea of fit scantily clad bodies covering the sand at the beach by my house. Observing this day after day, it would be easy to let my mind to wander and start to compare myself.

It takes effort to put aside thoughts of considering restricting certain foods to meet this perceived ideal. I don’t think I am alone in this. Many people I have spoken to seem to relate and have struggled with similar thoughts at some point. + MORE

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