A snapshot of what is happening on the Westshore
You likely know someone who’s on the keto diet, or maybe you’ve tried it yourself? It’s not a new thing – it was actually common as therapy for epilepsy in the 1920s and 1930s – but it’s certainly becoming mainstream and is creating a lot of buzz in the nutrition and health industry. So what is . . .
It’s January – there’s a fresh new page on the calendar and a world of possibilities for change! What do you want to achieve this year? Did you make a new year resolution? The most common relate to all-around health in one way or another: lose weight reach another level of fitness quit smoking drink . . .
Our precious planet is a hot topic these days and with April being Earth month, it is even more so! I’m always reminded at this time of year to take stock of how I recycle at home and ask myself what more can I do to reduce my waste? We are lucky here in Victoria . . .
Brrrr! Despite having lived here for most of my life, I can never seem to acclimate to the Winter temperatures here in Canada. On the plus side, one could argue (and I certainly do!) that these colder temps offer a great excuse to take a little time off to enjoy a warm and sunny . . .
The curtains and windows are open, fresh air and sunlight is shining through the house and those beautiful cherry blossoms are everywhere in our gorgeous city. It is time to refresh and renew for the spring! A good spring clean makes me feel organized and ready to face the rest of the year with renewed energy . . .
I find home cooks usually fall into one of two categories . . . people who follow the recipe to the letter and people who take it all with a grain of salt and wing it. Having closely watched my mother in the kitchen numerous times growing up as a child (relegated to bystander after . . .