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Why I Love Pulses #GlobalPulseDay

Beans, peas and lentils are highly nutritious and endlessly versatile. High in protein , fibre, and starch and low in fat. They are an excellent source of iron, B vitamins, potassium, riboflavin, niacin and folic acid. When sprouted , they have the added bonus of Vitamin C. Choose dried beans that are bright in colour […]

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Cooking with Canola Oil

The name “Canola” is a contraction of “Canadian” and “ola”, which means oil. Canola oil is clear, with little colour. It is lower in saturated fat than any other oil and contains cholesterol lowering Omega-3 fatty acids. I like to use it for baking and stir frying. Here are recipes I’ve developed for the Canola […]

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Split Pea Soup with Shiitake Mushrooms

This split pea soup with shiitake mushrooms is a very easy soup to prepare. Split peas come in green and yellow varieties. Once dried, their indigestible skins are removed and the peas are split in half. They cook in under 45 minutes. Mix and match your peas! Makes: 4-6 servings Ingredients 2 cups uncooked green/ […]

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Apple, Carrot & Parsnip Soup

This apple, carrot & parsnip soup is perfect for the fall. Look for firm, medium sized parsnips with smooth surfaces – large are often split, bitter and their inner cores have a woody texture. They remind me of cream coloured carrots, sweeter and buttery. Carrots and apple round out the flavour and add a velvety dimension. […]

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Gazpacho

A tomato classic, gazpacho is a chilled tomato soup that is known around the world as a Spanish contribution to the dinner table. You will need a 12-cup (2.8 L) food processor in order to process this soup but if you have a smaller capacity food processor or blender, divide the ingredients in half or […]

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