Archive for 'Health / Fitness'

Chicken & Chilli Stir Fry

Yum! Very similar to what I make with chicken, cept I don’t use fish sauce.

The West Coast Trail

One of my fondest memories, is that of hiking the West Coast Trail when I was teenager. I want to do it again, soon. I remember the beauty of nature, the blisters, and the fun. There was absolutely nothing like it – and I want to do it again! Though, we never had restaurants and […]

BPA present in 91 per cent of Canadians

Holy Crap: News Staff Date: Mon. Aug. 16 2010 9:07 PM ET An overwhelming amount of Canadians — 91 per cent, in fact — have detectable levels of bisphenol A in their urine, according to a new Statistics Canada report. The results from the Canadian Health Measures Survey by StatsCan, which tested 5,600 Canadians, […]

Dear Thrifty Foods – An Open Letter.

Dear Thrifty Foods Victoria, We, your faithful, loyal and happy customers are worried for you and your survival in Victoria – with the new Super Wal-Mart in town ferrying in a whole bunch of food ad ridiculously low prices. They prices are you know, ridiculously low, but not all that glimmers is gold. And this […]

Food Mob – How to Make Gourmet Ramen! Plus: Cook Tuna in Minutes

I have really come to adore Food Mob as of late, and though I don’t agree with all of his recipes and techniques…. He does have me wanting that fantastic grill pan though – in fact I am heading to Walmart in hopes of finding one at a decent price – but not cheap – […]

Turning Red

Today in the garden I found a most delightful thing… Red Cherry Tomatoes. Seems Victoria has been getting enough sun to ripen my tomatoes. And boy they were delicious. Nothing beats growing your own food, be it a pot of herbs in the kitchen, or a full blown garden with everything you can possibly grow. […]

Garden Update

I have a giant tomato plant of doom… It is amazing how big it is, and its almost out of control. Check out all the pictures on my flickr page and tell me what you think: My Flickr Page. The Garden Now. Lots of herbs and vegetables The cukes are even starting to come in. […]

People don’t know how to cook anymore.

Image Credit: startcooking kathy & amandine It amazes me how people don’t cook much anymore – myself included. But how much better is the food we make ourselves. Tons. So why do we let laziness get in the way of deliciousness and healthiness. I dunno. I have started cooking more and more – and healthier […]

Fresh Foods

It really shouldn’t be as hard as it is to buy healthy food. Even the most simplest things at the grocery store has piles of crap in it… And the ones that don’t are super expensive. It takes hours now to shop just to ensure your not filling your body with poisons, and are eating […]

Quick Health Drink?

Sometimes the low carb diet can have you forgetting the basics – Veggies. By their very nature – Veggies are high in carbs, and sometimes so high it can be a little off putting for a low carb diet, but they are so important for full and proper health. Or sometimes you are so out […]