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In Season Now. The Grape Edition.

Grapes are the highlighted fruit of the week. They are perfectly ripe and in season here in Greece.  According to Harvard Health, grapes of all colours are full of antioxidants.  This tasty fruit is loved by all and so easy to carry with you on the go and have as a snack.  Resveratrol is the key nutrient in […]

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In Season Now

Melon is the highlighted fruit of the week and what we should be eating now! It is perfectly ripe and in season here in Greece.  The calories are low, but nutrients are high. Vitamin A & C, found in high levels known for promoting healthy vision and skin, boosting immunity, and reducing inflammation.  The seeds also provide […]

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The Art of Keeping it all together!

Mom Guilt. What is it? That feeling that you are not doing enough for your family or should be doing more. Both stay at home and working moms have felt this. I have had both experiences. The stay at home mom and the working mom since my children were born. And now I am back […]

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Honey Walnut Granola

This granola is easy to make and so versatile to experiment with different ingredients. Have some ready at home and ready for on the go breakfasts for you and your family. Add some to your yogurt, milk or eat it as a snack. Some variations you may try is coconut oil instead of olive oil, […]

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Let’s Compare Milk

People today are very conscious and informed about every detail of their health and nutrition. We want to know what is in the food we eat and drink. We need to know that we are getting the best value for our money.  Milk has always been a staple in every household.  It is one of the […]

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How to prepare Tofu

I remember my first encounter with tofu. I saw the white “block” and had no idea what to do with it! It didn’t seem at all appealing to me. Today, it is one of mine and my kid’s favourite foods! Tofu is available and known everywhere. In Athens, you can find it at large and […]

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Vegan Basil Pesto

This is a great, no oven needed, simple recipe for busy days. A simple as it is, it is still a wonderful and delicious pasta sauce. Light and fresh! Enjoy!   Ingredients: 2 cups fresh basil (washed and dried) 3 cloves garlic (adjust to your preference) Olive oil Juice of 1 lemon Fresh salt & […]

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Apple Overnight Oats

I am so excited to share with you my new favourite breakfast! It is easy, fast and nutritious. Not to mention keeps you fuelled all throughout the morning! This recipe is so flexible and I will share throughout the weeks many different variations. I hope you enjoy it as much as I do.   Ingredients 1/2 cup oats 1/2 cup […]

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The chocolate story. The dark, light and milky way!

Valentine’s Day has just passed us by. This year I noticed a huge rise in popularity for the special lover’s day here in Athens. Every bakery and shop were filled with red hearts! At home in Canada, Valentine’s Day is such a widely celebrated holiday and everyone from small children to all adults do something […]

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Leak and Broccoli soup

Ingredients 2 heads of broccoli 2 leaks 3 cloves of garlic Vegetable stock Lemon juice, oregano and black pepper to taste   Method Chop up all the vegetables. Sauté the garlic and leaks in some olive oil. Stir. Make sure it does not burn. Add the broccoli pieces and mix. Add vegetable stock until the […]

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