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Coffee — the renewed fountain of youth?

By |2018-06-17T16:06:29+00:00June 17th, 2018|Nutrition|

Hot or cold, black or sweetened, we all have a favourite way to sip our daily coffee. For some of us, coffee marks the start of the day and equally important for others it creates a pause during a busy time. Many who don’t enjoy coffee still gravitate towards a cup or shot [...]

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Harvest Grain, Nut and Oat Pancakes

By |2018-05-12T13:39:14+00:00May 12th, 2018|Nutrition, Recipes|

This recipe is inspired by I.H.O.P.’s harvest grain and nut pancakes. I worked at IHOP for many years while attending school, and tried most of the dished there (a few times over). For me the original harvest grain and nut pancakes recipe is a little on the dry side, but Victor used to [...]

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Versatility of Frittatas — quick and easy, last minute meals

By |2018-05-08T13:47:42+00:00May 8th, 2018|Nutrition, Recipes|

If you watch my Instagram stories on, what’s Dupi cooking? than you are aware this is my go to quick and easy lunch or, special occasion breakfast if Victor is home. I’ve also made this for dinner many nights as we are coming home late after work or activities. Frittatas are easy to [...]

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Apple and Cinnamon Belgium Waffles—Healthy and Fit Recipe

By |2018-05-05T15:07:22+00:00May 5th, 2018|Nutrition, Recipes|

The last time I had a frozen, Ego Waffle was in college many years ago; and I can’t recall when I ordered one at a restaurant. I am certain that after you make this recipe you will feel the same—Belgium waffles are super easy to make and taste the most delicious homemade. Weekends [...]

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Healthy Restaurant-Style Indian Rajma—Kidney Bean Curry Recipe

By |2018-04-23T15:17:07+00:00April 23rd, 2018|Nutrition, Recipes|

Ask any Punjabi Indian what their favourite comfort food is?  Undoubtably, rajma and rice will be at the top of the list.  And, to kick this comfort food up a notch is to add cream and extra butter as done in most restaurants.  At S&S, we are committed to bringing you the tastiest [...]

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Benefits of Ginger — your daily dose of Optimum Health

By |2018-02-21T00:08:48+00:00February 19th, 2018|Nutrition|

Ginger is an herb that has been consumed for centuries as Chinese, Ayurvedic, and Unani-Tibb medicines for correcting various ailments. Modern science also notes ginger helps prevent cancers, cold/flu, diabetes, high blood pressure, high cholestrol, Alzheimer, immune system weakness and inflammation.  It has been shown to have high phytochemical composition and physiological benefits [...]

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Health Benefits of Spices—Traditional Masala Chai recipe

By |2018-02-06T04:32:43+00:00February 6th, 2018|Nutrition|

Spices bring life and are the foundation of many cuisines—cumin in tacos, turmeric in curry, mustard on sausage are just a tip of the huge culinary pyramid.  The term spice refer to the dried part of a plant that contain volatile oils or aromatic flavours such as, buds (cloves), bark (cinnamon), root (ginger), [...]

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Healthy Black Eyed Peas — Italian Style Side dish (Vegetarian, Vegan recipe)

By |2018-01-29T19:37:27+00:00January 29th, 2018|Nutrition, Recipes|

Curried black-eyed peas are Victor’s favourite legume dish.  However, I wanted to switch things up and serve them a little different as a side to some meatballs I had made.  Rest assure, the recipe is vegan but I served it with an animal protein, which one can forgo.  Beans can be prepared several [...]

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The Ultimate Guide for Food and Air-travel during the holidays: Considerations for a comfortable flight

By |2017-12-12T21:45:45+00:00December 12th, 2017|Nutrition|

Hanukkah has begin, Christmas and New Years are just around the corner and many of us will be heading to various holiday destinations, traveling close and far via air to visit loved ones (or, get away from relatives).  We felt it was fitting to talk a little bit about healthy eating before, during and [...]

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Guacamole + Salsa Recipe — delicious superfood enjoyed as a dip, a condiment, and even a light snack

By |2017-12-05T22:08:00+00:00December 5th, 2017|Nutrition, Recipes|

We love healthy dips and condiments at our household (beats serving ketchup for starters).  Two of our favourites and go-to condiments are homemade guacamole and salsa.  We make these so often that it made sense to combine them into one dish, saving time and extra dirty dishes. This is precisely how the recipe below [...]

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