Posted on 15. May, 2013 by Ellen.
Busy nights need easy dinners – I know I am feeling the pressure to race home, feed the family and get off to our activities. My solution is a quick and easy dinner recipe – Black Bean and Lentil Salad with Chili Lime Vinaigrette (recipe included). For families who need a gluten free option, this one hits the mark. Don’t forget dessert with award winning Pinapple & Carrot Chiffon Cake (recipe included). It’s What’s For Dinner!
Posted on 06. May, 2013 by Jenn.
May is Celiac Awareness Month The term gluten free is becoming common place in grocery stores, restaurants and homes alike. Today, many folks choose to eat gluten free for various personal reasons. This has caused a surge in new food products and recipes that are hitting shelves, counters, cookbooks and inboxes on a daily basis. If you are unfamiliar with [...]
Posted on 04. May, 2013 by Wendy.
Contest Winners to Inspire Community The Manitoba Canola Growers Association (MCGA) announced the two winners of My Be Well Story contest that launched earlier this year. The contest was open nation–wide with one winner chosen from Manitoba and one from the national entrants. Curtis McRae, a farmer from St. Andrews was selected as the Manitoba [...]
Posted on 02. May, 2013 by Wendy.
This is part one of a three part “ethnic foods” series. Come back next month for part two. Beans, or frijoles in Spanish, are a staple in Central American cuisine. Whether they’re whole beans, re-fried, or mixed with rice, you’ll find some variety of it often in Latin American homes. I grew up eating black [...]
Posted on 01. May, 2013 by Jenn.
What Ellen’s Lovin’ All the entries and stories from My Be Well Story campaign. Watch over the next few months for the follow up stories from some of the winners as well as the launch of the Next My Be Well Story winners. Everyone who entered has an inspirational story about making a difference and [...]
Posted on 29. Apr, 2013 by Jenn.
Get Active! What if you made a conscious decision to insert more physical activity into your daily routine? What would that look like and how would you feel? Michelle J. Kwan, has shared tips to help you make that happen. As discussed below, it can be as easy as parking further away from a store entrance or [...]
Posted on 25. Apr, 2013 by Leanne.
Success for all Be of service. Jamie Clarke recounted getting this piece of advice from his grandfather when he joined his first Mt. Everest expedition. He spoke passionately about serving his team not for his own gain but for the success of the overall mission. Now, you may not be planning to climb Mt. Everest [...]
Posted on 23. Apr, 2013 by Jenn.
Q: Can you explain how to make a homemade salad dressing? A: Yes, and here is how… Salad Dressing Made at Home I do not enjoy ‘store bought’ salad dressings! There – I said it! I was, at one time, a bit lazy about making salad dressings and vinaigrettes so I had always purchased them. [...]
Posted on 18. Apr, 2013 by Jenn.
The following is a re-cap of the Manitoba Canola Growers Black Box Competition that took place in Brandon at Assiniboine Community College and was written by guest blogger Shel. All photos included are also courtesy of Shel too. Congrats to all who participated! Cod and Canola: Manitoba Canola Growers’ Black Box Competition 2013 by: Shel Zolkewich Pesila [...]
Posted on 16. Apr, 2013 by Phyllis.
Who are you when no one’s watching? Recently, I was asked by a client who is a healthcare professional to provide some Dietitian coaching for him. You see, he had recently undergone significant surgery due to being diagnosed with cancer, had gone through all the treatments and now is back at work. Needless to say, [...]
Posted on 11. Apr, 2013 by Jenn.
Our grandmother’s said it, our mother’s said it and we are still saying it today – “Eat Your Veggies!” For some folks this might mean eating a diet of exclusively vegetable based meals, for some it might mean including more vegetables with every meal and for others it means preparing a vegetable based meal once a [...]