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Breakfast: a celebration of food

Breakfast is my favourite meal of the day. I like to take my time preparing and eating this meal! I’ve noticed that when I skip breakfast, I eat carelessly through the day, and never feel satiated. I start with a cup of decaffeinated herbal or green tea. Followed by a green smoothie, which contains spinach,… Continue reading Breakfast: a celebration of food

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Why I refused prescription drugs in spite of having a chronic progressive degenerative disease

When I was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis, it felt like a slap in the face. I thought, hey, I’ve always been healthy! I’ve never been overweight, heck I go to the gym five days a week, then where did this come from!? I wanted to point fingers at my genes, at ‘fate’, at anything that… Continue reading Why I refused prescription drugs in spite of having a chronic progressive degenerative disease

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chocolate mousse (no baking, no dairy, low fat!)

Chocolate was a huge part of my diet before I was diagnosed. Now I bake without chocolate or even butter, as they are both high in saturated fat. Cacao powder is a great substitute for chocolate. This recipe is primarily avocado, and one avocado has 5 grams of saturated fat, and hence should be eaten… Continue reading chocolate mousse (no baking, no dairy, low fat!)