SWEET POTATO AND BEAN Quesadillas

Super easy & fast! PREP: Steam and mash a sweet potato. Rinse and drain a can of black beans. Grate some cheese. Heat a little olive oil in a pan and add a tortilla, layer on some sweet potato, beans and some grated cheese. Top with another tortilla. Cook until golden and flip. Remove from […]

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“ART- AND FINDING YOUR MUSE”

What is Art? The definition itself is that art is the expression or application of human creative skill and imagination, typically in a visual form such as painting or sculpture, producing works to be appreciated primarily for their beauty or emotional power. It is encouraging to see that many artists have embraced their creativity in […]

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“Retired and Bored”

Retirement is seen as the time that you finally get to relax, enjoy life and get to some of those hobbies, vacations and projects that you never had time for in your working life. But some retirees lose the plot after a while and fall into depression, lethargy and lose interest in many of the […]

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“5 Simple Steps – Exercising for life”

There are many statistics out there regarding the success rate of individuals who begin a fitness regime. The numbers are sobering and speak to the hectic lives we live, the non-accountability, unrealistic expectations and simple lack of motivation which all add up to a very poor success rate. January is the most lucrative month for […]

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“Vegetarian Chili”

“From Sue’s Kitchen” This simple vegetarian chili recipe tastes incredible!  Cook 1 chopped onion, 2 cloves pressed garlic in some olive oil. Add 1 minced carrot, 1 large stalk diced celery and 1 chopped sweet pepper, cook until soft. Add 1 cup tvp ( Textured Vegetable Protein) 1½ cups vegetable broth 5 oz. tomato paste 28 oz. […]

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LGBTQ+ baby boomers in need of safer housing in senior years, profs say – HalifaxToday.ca

This article, written by Jacqueline Gahagan, Dalhousie University and Ren Thomas, Dalhousie University, originally appeared on The Conversation and has been republished here with permission: Globally, the COVID-19 pandemic has shown us the importance of having safe and adequate housing. Having a safe home is not only a fundamental human right, it is also a key […]

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“BBQ Seitan Ribs”

“VEGETARIAN CUISINE” “From Sue’s Kitchen” One of our favorite recipes from “Sue’s Kitchen”. Great tasting BBQ ribs….without the ribs! Enjoy with a nice cold beer! Seitan ribs – serves 4 Mix 1 cup vital wheat gluten flour with 2 tbsp nutritional yeast, 1 tbsp paprika, 2 tsp onion powder & 1 tsp garlic powder and […]

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Forget the Gym: Walking Is the Superior Form of Exercise

  NOTE: OPINION PIECE   Last spring, as infection levels rocketed and the numbers of people hospitalized, intubated and dying were all rising, I would set out for long walks on the empty streets of south London, where I live. In the government’s “shield” category – by reason of being on chemotherapy for an incurable […]

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Retiring soon?

Like a good ol’ working soldier you started putting money away for retirement when you landed your first job in your early 20’s, right? Wrong. So, the first question you need to ask yourself is, can I afford to retire? How much you need to retire will depend on how you want to live. Many […]

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COVID CONFUSION?

This past year has been a very trying time for people around the world. News and updates regarding COVID-19 have been frantic and confusing at best. With the welcomed news of the new vaccine rollouts many people are struggling to get answers to their questions about the vaccines effectiveness and availability. Here is the latest […]

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