In dog training, we talk about deprivation as a training concept. What the dog has been deprived of, he will work harder for. This does not mean being cruel of course. It just means that you may use beef to reinforce, but not at every training session. You may use exercise to manipulate deprivation. For example,… Continue reading Deprivation & Spicy Cauliflower Sauté
They go very well together. If you’ve never heard of Bobby Bazini, né Bobby Bazinet, google him. Bazinet is such a solid French Canadian last name… But I understand the need to be more marketable. He’s probably going to find himself in some weird situations now that his brother Kevin is an emerging talented musician.… Continue reading Bobby Bazini and Four Corners Lentil Soup
Hubby and I are running the New York City Marathon November 2nd. I’m not surprised that Matt will be doing it. His nickname is “Marathon Matt” after all. He has also recently done the Tremblant Half Ironman and just today did the Meech Lake Triathlon. I, on the other hand, have surprised myself with this… Continue reading Marathon Training Fuel
Kale does not get old for me. I’ve been eating it since before it was a trend and I suspect kale will be always show up on my plate and, hopefully if I live long enough, in my dentures. Ok, so that whet your appetite, right? After getting our son’s diagnosis, I was craving some… Continue reading Kraving Kale
I see people walking down the street carrying cross country skis. Still, I insist on making Spring inspired dishes. Tonight’s main attraction is the Bok Choy with Chickpeas and Cashews. First, toast 1/2 cup cashews. In some olive oil, sautée 1 tbsp grated ginger (1minute). Add 1tbsp Bragg Amino liquid and 1tbsp white wine vinegar,… Continue reading Bok choy and chickpea With cashews
On this first day of Spring, I celebrate by wrapping myself in a big blanket, wiggling my toes in my hand knit wool slippers and slurping a bowl of lettuce soup, all while watching the snow fall outside. A weird and wonderful day. I just can’t bring myself to prepare any more Winter comfort foods.… Continue reading Lettuce soup
Hubby Matt has his first green smoothie and he liked it! The vitamix makes this so easy. Making a smoothie is not all that complicated. You need some liquid, a frozen banana and the rest of the ingredients you can play around with. For this concoction, I used Kombucha as the liquid (about 1 cup).… Continue reading Cheers to your health!