Cooking

Why I love Chickpeas

I do love chickpeas, I can eat them just boiled and salted. I can eat them at any time of the day as a snack as well. I always find chickpeas give me a sense of fullness and satiety that many other foods don’t. This was my personal feeling long before I got into the […]

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Phytonutrients, Enzymes & Amino Acids

The best thing I love about phytonutrients is actually the word itself. Pronounced “fight-o-nutrients”, it gives me a kick to keep fighting!! So,on a more serious note, phyto means plant in Greek – therefore phytonutrients are nutrients found in plants. Plants basically need these nutrients for protection from germs, fungi, bugs, and other threats. In humans, […]

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Let’s Talk Broccoli

Before all this fibro stuff came into my life, we ate broccoli like all others but it was definitely NOT on my favourite list. The only discussion we had on broccoli was the pronounciation. My parents say bro-koli and my kids say brawk-li. I hope I got the phoenetics right but I am sure you […]

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Strawberries

I love strawberries! But then again, who doesn’t? The tart sweetness is just so delish! Of course the fact they are always used in romantic dinners and desserts, just makes strawberries all the more tempting. 1 cup of strawberries per person (well, this person at least) is more than enough for any recipe and the 1 […]

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