Gluten-Free Partridgeberry Orange Flax Muffins

Partridgeberries! How lucky are Newfoundlanders to have these ruby red gems practically at our doorsteps? Known as lingonberries on the mainland, partridgeberries are typically ready to be picked in early fall and may even last through the winter under the snow. Find them in acidic soil near barrens or coastal areas.  If you can figure

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Supper in 45 Minutes: A Love Story Featuring Tofu

By Julia Howard MPH, RHN, Run Coach Me: I wish I could eat more plant-based. Also me: I hate tofu. There must be a way around this tofu thing.  ………………………………. When I wanted to incorporate more plant-based proteins into my diet, I started easy with cans of beans. I liked the texture of beans and

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Running

How to Start Running

By Julia Howard MPH, RHN, Run Coach With the closure of gyms and rec centres, many of us are looking for new ways to get outside and get active. Running seems like one of the easiest activities to pick up during this period of physical distancing. And, with the snow finally melting off of the

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Lentil Alphabet Soup

Lentil Alphabet Soup Recipe

By Julia Howard, MPH, RHN Man, I love lentils. And, they’re just so darn good for you. But, like many Newfoundlanders, I didn’t really grow up eating lentils. I ate the classic legumes for Newfoundland local culture which, for my family, included red kidney beans in chillies, yellow split peas in pea soup, and maple-flavoured

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Gluten Free Apple Walnut Flax Muffins

Gluten-Free Apple Walnut Flax Muffin Recipe

By Julia Howard, MPH, RHN I know what you’re thinking… Gluten-free muffins!? Moving on. Wait! I developed this recipe when I was first learning to bake gluten-free and it’s been a staple of my homemade snacks ever since. I used to ignore/deny the fact that I felt better when I was eating gluten-free. But, the

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