Carrot Beat Blog

Monday October 23, 2017

MISO 101

Miso is a surprisingly versatile ingredient that can be used in a variety of recipes! Miso can be used in marinades, dips, sauces, gravies, stews, dressings, spreads, etc. Tradition Miso offers 4 varieties of miso, each delivering unique flavours and...

Halloween is coming up. That means ghoulish costumes. Pumpkins. Crisp fall air. Lovely.

It also means candy flooding into our homes and workplaces - lots of candy.

If you’re trying to maintain a healthy eating regime, how do you face all this...

The change of season often causes internal and physical changes. Natural supplements and organic foods can help support your body and keep you healthy during this transitional time.

Pumpkins are much more than obligatory autumn porch decoration or filling for a Thanksgiving or Christmas pie. Did you know they’re one of the most nutritious foods on the planet?

It is Monday morning, you’re in class and already feeling defeated. What happened? You had your super nutritious breakfast and supplements. You packed a healthy lunch! You should be feeling like a winner right? Wrong!

Weather you like to go clean-shaven or keep a fresh lineup, the Everyman Jack razor is your answer.

Michael Pollen said it best:

“You are what you eat, eats.”


Wednesday September 13, 2017

What's The Best Fitness Program For Me?

It's a time for turning over a new leaf, starting new activities, and figuring out how to get back into the routine for fall and winter.

As a nutrition and fitness coach, I'm interested in how to move beyond typical bread-centred packed lunches to give kids a more nutritious mid-day meal.

[photo caption: The author on her first day of kindergarten. Yes, it was the eighties.] 

When I think back to my childhood, I can remember one particular poor little fellow in my grade 1 class that had a terrible time adjusting to being away from...

Tuesday October 17, 2017

Turnip Gratin


5 turnips (about 2 1/2 pounds), trimmed and peeled ...

Bake for 30-35 minutes.

Makes 8 servings

Can Be Halved


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