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Food Friday Recipe: Baked Parmesan Zucchini Fries

Baked Parmesan Zucchini Fries Recipe and Photo by Diane/ Nest Recipe Box https://bestrecipebox.com/baked-parmesan-zucchini-fries/ INGREDIENTS: 1 1/2 lbs. (680 g) zucchini ,cut lengthwise into wedges (about 3 medium zucchini) 1/2 cup (50 g) freshly grated Parmesan 1 teaspoon (5 ml) dried herbs - thyme, oregano, basil, rosemary, etc... 1/2 teaspoon (2.5 ml) smoked paprika 1/2 teaspoon (2.5 ml) garlic powder Kosher salt , to taste black pepper , to taste (freshly ground if possible) 2 tablespoons (30 ml) olive oil 3 tablespoons (45 ml) chopped fresh parsley [...]

Growing Up in a Grocery Store

Growing Up in a Grocery Store By Dr. Mary Choi My childhood playground were the aisles of a grocery store.  I am convinced my mother secretly Mr. Miyagi-ed me to sort through the hundreds of cases of blue berries to tediously select out the rotting and shrivelled ones.  This task was a painful pursuit [...]


Breathless By Dr. Mary Choi Athletes are often taught to pace themselves on long endurance runs to push their efforts to a point that is challenging enough but not so hard that they fall short of the finish line. How an athlete calibrates this complex balance of effort is measured by her ability to [...]

Healthy Thanksgiving Side Dishes You’ve Never Tried

Healthy Thanksgiving Side Dishes You’ve Never Tried As we gather to give thanks, the turkey is often the annual show stopper. Not, this thanksgiving! Move over turkey, make room for these two sexy sweet potato sides. Shingled Sweet Potatoes with Harissa Harissa (pronounced hah-ree-suh), a tomato-based spicy chili paste widely used in North African [...]

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