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My CSA Box – Part I

WORD OF THE DAY: lo·ca·vore Ever heard of the word locavore? A dictionary will tell you that it’s used to describe a person interested in eating food that is locally produced and not moved long distances to market. One common – but not universal – definition of “local” food is food grown within 100 miles… 

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Nita Sharda, Carrots and Cake

Exercise Nutrition – The Basics

It’s that time of year: the sun is shining, birds are singing, winter jackets are swapped for tank-tops, and parks are filled with ambitious vitamin D deprived Manitobans intent on soaking up every single bit of fresh summer air they can. It’s the absolute best time for outdoor workouts, trips to the zoo, or a… 

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Carrots and Cake

Tandoori Spiced Salmon Cakes

Hayyyyy friends. I’ve got another recipe to share with you today, this time, I wanted to focus on creating something that was budget friendly and easy to make. The result, tandoor spiced salmon cakes. The major protein in this recipe comes canned salmon which can typically range from $2.50 – $3.50 (Cdn) per can. A… 

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Nita Sharda Carrots and Cake

Asparagus and Cherry Tomato Pasta

YAASSSS. Asparagus is finally in season. I remember being in my twenties and trying a spear of asparagus for the first time. I was confused. But then I had another spear. I was hooked. Since then, I’ve enjoy asparagus in many ways from grilling, steaming, wrapped in prosciutto and mixed into a summery pasta dish! This… 

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Nita Sharda, Carrots and Cake

White Bean Spread

I didn’t think I would say it. But I am. Sometimes, I get sick of hummus. haaawwwww Okay chill–we all need variety. After all, variety is the spice of life! So what is a Dietitian and foodie to do? Improvise! I always seem to have a can white kidney beans (or cannellini beans) in my… 

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