Archive | August, 2013

5 things you can do TODAY to change your eating habits

I know often people think they are eating “healthy” food, when in fact it really isn’t much better than many junky alternatives. We are battling against misinformation, false advertising and large companies who have the power to control government funded programs. It’s frustrating , confusing and daunting for most. What can you do today to […]

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Rocket Powered ACMe Food Co.

Our final evening in Nanaimo last April. We were pensively deliberating a life altering change, to leave Smithers…or not. Our home for the past seventeen years. Sitting at a quiet corner table, gobbling down fresh oysters, Cameron and I decided a bottle of wine was in order. As he glanced over the menu he chuckled “this […]

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In A Hurry Chimmichurri

This savoury sauce  has its origins in Argentina and is traditionally served with grilled meats. Nutritionist and Red Seal Chef at ACMe Food Co., Marcie Guerin has taken it a step further. This is the flavour base to many of the delectable dishes at the restaurant, one of the most popular being the Quinoa salad. […]

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Don’t be such a… Jerk Prawns

Show of hands…who’s ready for their kids to go back to school? I sincerely apologize to my infinitely patient, home schooling friends, as I’m bowing down to you now! I do revel in having them at home, I appreciate the schedule-less life BUT after today’s boisterous display of sibling ‘love’, I’m done.  The rosy, sun-filled days […]

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Carnival Quinoa Stuffed Peppers

After ranting earlier in ‘Where do we go from here?’ about how we needed to leave the Dark Side (yes…they do have cookies) and follow the yellow brick road to Emerald Green Veggie City, I figured I had better post a pretty damn stupendous recipe. This one is sure to please. All of my six […]

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steps to the light

that perfect hand...

In Ocean's 11, Danny said that "the house always wins. If you play long enough, never change the stakes, then the house takes you. Unless, when that perfect hand comes along, you bet big... and then, you take the house." Here's the hand I've been dealt, sometimes it's risky and sometimes it's safe, but all the time... it's perfect. It's mine.