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Groovy Momma Black Forest Smoothie - FG

Groovy Momma Black Forest Smoothie

April 28, 2015 | 1 Comments

The Groovy Momma Black Forest Smoothie; gluten-free, sugar-free, vegan and raw.  Just measure and blend.  Perfect as you run out the door or as a Mother’s Day breakfast idea from the kids – with love. Mother’s...

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Black Garlic, Welcome to the Dark Side

April 7, 2015 | 0 Comments

A deep umamai flavour, with notes of caramel, a hint of bitterness and an underlying sweetness – Black Garlic is a lingering layer of flavours that will have you head over heals for the dark...

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Breakfast is the most important meal of the day giving you the fuel you need to run,  jump and THINK, yet it’s oh so easy to miss.  So we’re giving you seven ways to pack...

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Just because we still have two and a half feet of snow on the ground doesn’t mean spring isn’t just around the corner!  With Spring comes pollen and with pollen  comes (for many of us) hay fever and allergies, if you’re tired of popping antihistamines and living...

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Food for a better mood - Food Gypsy

Chocolate – Chemical Happiness

February 13, 2013 | 3 Comments

There’s a reason we gift chocolate at Valentine’s Day.  Besides being one of nature’s most perfect foods, from a chemical perspective, a new study finds that chocolate and some of our other favorite flavours, have structural similarities...

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Walking with Teah - Food Gypsy

A Body, In Motion…

August 6, 2012 | 0 Comments

Newton's Law of Motion applied, in real life: A body in motion stays in motion. Recently while walking past my reflection, I noticed something on my leg, much to my surprise, it was...

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Winter Vegetables - Food Gypsy

Eat Happy, Beat SAD – Food Vibe with Dr. Kubie

February 23, 2012 | 4 Comments

Up to 15% of the population is affected to some degree by SAD (Seasonal Affective Disorder) or what most of us call the winter blues. Low light levels effect our natural circadian...

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A peach in the hand - Food Gypsy

Just Peachy, Thanks

July 21, 2011 | 0 Comments

The stomach is a delicate organ, our source of digestion and nourishment, but let's face it, it doesn't get very good press. If you are having difficulty with something you "can't stomach it", if...

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Carp-Garlic-Fest- Food Gypsy

Scaping Summer ~ Food Vibe with Dr. Kubie

July 7, 2011 | 0 Comments

From time to time, our resident Food Gypsy Health & Wellness Advisor, Dr. Kubie, drops us a line on what's good for yee old bod. On the Food Vibe today: garlic scapes. Mmmmm...

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Emergency room, with a view - Food Gypsy

This Delicate Mortal Coil

June 12, 2011 | 7 Comments

Spent much of my week horizontal, in the care of the medical professionals at the Ottawa Hospital, Civic Campus who then attempted to kill me with aspartame....

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