Need to cook for the gluten-free, the dairy-free, or the vegan? Sisters and food sensitivity mavens Jackie Connelly and Tina Thompson, our newest ethicalDeal bloggers, want to share their two favourite cookbooks. Put them on your wishlist, or pick them up as gifts this holiday season!
Not only is eating with food sensitivities difficult, but cooking for those with them can be even more of a challenge. After all, we should know! Having lived with food sensitivities most of our lives, we were forced to learn to cook for ourselves if we wanted to actually enjoy our food and avoid all those not-so-lovely reactions from foods that don’t agree with us. But, we’re also always on the lookout for inspiration, and so when we come across cookbooks like these two, we can’t help but tell everyone how much we love them!
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Not just the stuff that makes curry powder yellow, turmeric is a powerful and flavourful antioxidant. Find out how to incorporate more of it into your diet with ethicalDeal blogger Brittany Eisdness.
Let’s explore an understated culinary powerhouse: Turmeric. This spicy relative of the ginger family isn’t just for colouring cheese and mustard; it’s also exceptionally healing for the body and packs a pretty powerful flavor punch, especially if you seek out Alleppey grade, which is even more flavourful (think black pepper and ginger) and antioxidant-rich. If you like the taste of curries, it’s because you like turmeric.
by ethicalDeal Marketing Coordinator Meaghan (Meg) Orlinski. (This is a series on greening the Olympics. You can read the introduction here.)
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It was the fall of 2009. I had move from Toronto to Pemberton (a tiny town just north of Whistler) to pursue my own Olympic dreams of working for the 2010 “Green Olympics”. When I arrived, I landed a part-time job at the town’s local health food store. It was a fantastic job and learning experience, I recommend it to anyone! The coolest part was some of Canada’s ski and snowboard team were regular customers. Here are four of the most popular natural health products they loved to use!
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