new year

Grasshopper Chinese New Year Dinner

Grasshopper restaurant on College will be offering a prix fixe vegan Chinese New Year dinner on February 15 from 5pm-10pm. It’s $50 per person for a 5 course meal. The menu consists of: Taro Sweet Potato Soup Daikon Cake with Sweet Pepper and Bean Sprouts Grilled Eggplant,… Read More

Ten Tips for Staying Healthy in the New Year

Care of Evolving Appetites Instead of focusing on one healthy food this month, we thought we’d start the new year off by providing you with Nimisha Raja’s top ten tips for a healthier you in the new year. 1. Get the junk out! Eliminate refined flours, sugars and oils. This is the single most important step you can take towards improving your health. 2. Drink LOTS of water – very important to stay hydrated to flush out toxins and keep your cells, muscles and organs functioning well. Most North Americans are chronically dehydrated. Caffeinated beverages don’t count – they’re a diuretic – which means they have the opposite effect. 3. Get some moderate exercise EVERYDAY – even a 30-minute brisk walk per day counts. 4. Eat your greens! Raw, dark, leafy greens have powerful anti-oxidants, vitamins and minerals we need to stay healthy. (See the recipe below to help you get sufficient quantities into your daily routine.) 5. Turn the TV off! Go for a walk, play with your kids, do a puzzle, read a book, or do something else that relaxes you. 6. Make fresh fruits and vegetables a large part of your daily meals. Salads,… Read More

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