Savoury Lentils Recipe

Savoury Lentils Recipe

Eating more plant-based meals can save money and help the earth at the same time. Here is a healthy lentil recipe which is both planet-friendly and delicious. Continue reading ...

Slow Cooker Vegetarian Chili with Pasta

Slow Cooker Vegetarian Chili with Pasta

This is a delicious and easy slow cooker recipe for vegetarian chili with pasta. Chili is a hearty and healthy meal which is one of our favourites (especially in the fall and winter as temperatures become cooler). It also freezes beautifully, so you can make up a big batch and freeze it. Reheating it provides your family a healthy meal in minutes. Continue reading ...

How To Help Your Child Do Better in School

How To Help Your Child Do Better In School

Student success is best supported by a teamwork approach between the student, parent(s)/guardian(s), and the teacher. My experience has been that learning is best achieved when the following commitments are made and consistently applied by each. The interactions are synergistic and work best when they are applied by all. Here is a modified version of a letter that I send home with each student at the beginning of the year. … Continue reading ...

Where Are The Really Good Retailers?

There was a time where retail was an art. The balance between being welcoming, helpful, and knowledgeable, as well as knowing when to just simply ‘sit back’ and let the customer do their thing was a trainable skill that strong retailers put time and money into whilst training their employees.

Why are online retailers so prominent? Well, perhaps, because the in-person retail experience has mostly gone to s$&t!

Let’s take a moment… Continue reading ...

Classic and Delicious Ginger Cookies Recipe

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Here is a delicious and classic ginger cookies recipe that is both easy and fun to make. Continue reading ...

Cooking food at home is cheaper, healthier, better tasting and easy – The Frittata

The frittata is a healthy an inexpensive meal.

We hear a lot about how people can’t eat healthy on a budget and that prepared foods are a ‘cheaper’ alternative.  This is nonsense.  This post series will show you how you can eat very healthy and deliciously at home for a cost much less than what restaurants or prepared food providers can offer. Recipe of the week – The Frittata! Continue reading ...