The Goal of Life

Posted by on Jul 6, 2011 in Blog, Favourite Quotes | 0 comments

“To laugh often and much; To win the respect of intelligent people and the affection of children; To earn the appreciation of honest critics and endure the betrayal of false friends; To appreciate beauty; To find the best in others; To leave the world a bit better, whether by healthy child, a garden patch, or a redeemed social condition; To know even one life has breathed easier because you have lived.” -Ralph Waldo Emerson

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No Gain in Blame

Posted by on Jul 5, 2011 in Blog, Favourite Quotes | 0 comments

“When you plant lettuce, if it does not grow well,you don’t blame the lettuce. You look for reasons it is not doing well. It may need fertilizer, or more water, or less sun. You never blame the lettuce. Yet if we have problems with our friends or family, we blame the other person. But if we know how to take care of them, they will grow well, like the lettuce. Blaming has no positive effect at all, nor does trying to persuade using reason and argument. That is my experience. No blame, no reasoning, no...

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Grilled Wild Salmon with Sweet Hot Mustard

Posted by on Jun 21, 2011 in Main Courses, Recipes | 0 comments

Grilled Wild Salmon with Sweet Hot Mustard Ingredients: 1/4 cup dijon mustard 3 tablespoons sucanat or muscovado sugar 3 tablespoons water 1 teaspoon organic soy sauce or tamari 1 tablespoon organic extra virgin olive oil 1 clove garlic, crushed pinch of crushed chillies (optional) 4 wild salmon fillets, about 6 oz. each unrefined sea salt and pepper to taste Directions: Prepare grill or broiler. Combine mustard, sugar and water in a small bowl. Stir in soy sauce, oil, garlic and chillies (if desired). Mix...

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When It’s Important to Shop Organic….

Posted by on Jun 13, 2011 in Blog, Tips | 0 comments

When shopping for groceries these days, it can get a little overwhelming with all the different choices and especially the prices of organic produce these days! If you’re new to buying organic foods or you’re simply looking for a way to save a little money on your grocery bill while still eating “clean”, check out the Environmental Working Group’s (EWG) list which has been updated to reflect 2011 farming practices. Every year the EWG puts out a list of  the “Dirty...

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A Poem for Health

Posted by on Jun 2, 2011 in Blog, Favourite Quotes | 0 comments

Life doesn’t get any simpler than this! “The best six doctors anywhere And no one can deny it Are sunshine, water, rest, and air Exercise and diet. These six will gladly you attend If only you are willing Your mind they’ll ease Your will they’ll mend And charge you not a shilling.” ~Nursery rhyme quoted by Wayne Fields, What the River Knows, 1990

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