Weight Management Week: Get a Dog!

Riley Portrait ©2018 Maggiejs.ca

I’ve tried a number weight loss regimes in the past and they’ve all worked to some degree. But, before Riley The Wonder Dog came into our life, neither I nor my sister, Erin, had come across a ‘diet’ that not only took the pounds off but helped us keep them off… The Riley Diet: Simple, easy, healthy…

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Crazy-Easy Breakfast Bake From Frozen

Cheeseburger Bread Pudding - © Culinary Browdown - Josh Schere

As you know, I’m a big fan of Buffets and big Casseroles when I need to feed a crowd for Breakfast or Brunch. Well, I’ve just tripped over a new ‘recipe’. It embarrasses me that I didn’t think of it first. Get this: You can use frozen Breakfast Sandwiches or Burgers in Breakfast Casseroles!

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Baking Powder Or Baking Soda?

I still get this question, in spite of having answered it at least a hundred times. A hundred times? Why the heck haven’t I just written a blog post so I can simply point people to it? Here’s everything you ever wanted to know about Baking Powder and Baking Soda and where the twain do meet…

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Comfy, Cozy Scrambled Eggs…

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We’ve just weathered a real, hard cold snap here in the World’s Coldest National Capital. I asked myself this morning what I wanted most for breakfast and one dish screamed its name above all the rest: Scrambled Eggs! There’s nothing else like ’em when you want to give yourself a little loving…

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Book Review: The Bad Food Bible

The Bad Food Bible - © Amazon.com

A new book by MD Aaron Carroll suggests that all the ‘news’ and research about whether foods are good or bad for you is a load of, well, excess fibre. Carroll says that a lot of research on diet and food is based on animals and the results are vague at best. Evidence that certain foods are bad is ‘very weak’…

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