So, everyone's talking about beets these days. Well, endurance athletes apparently are, according to this article I stumbled on in Competitor.com. A few years ago, researchers from Exeter University in the United Kingdom recently performed a study to test this hypothesis. They recruited nine subjects and gave them either regular beetroot juice or nitrate-depleted beetroot … Continue reading Drink Your Beets?
When I was a young married woman with no babies to cosset other than a huge, 100 pound dog, I took him for a walk in a local park that I had played in as a child. It was April and the path to the lake was deserted. I could see in every direction because … Continue reading Ways of a Child
The latest from John Tschopp, a first time sighting of the rare red-necked grebe: Finally I can report a bird, that took a rest in Pemberton, feeding in a pond on private property. It is on the Pemberton list, but it is the first time I have seen it. The Red-necked Grebe is a rather … Continue reading BirdWatch: the Red-Necked Grebe
What better place to explore yoga and wellness than in Pemberton, based at the Community Centre, for the first homegrown grassroots H'Om Grown Fest?Thanks to an innovative Abundance Market and "expansion project", the producers are offering free programming to the community, on the Great Lawn of the Pemberton Community Centre. All are welcome. (Note: If you are … Continue reading H’Om Grown Fest, September 12-14
Coconut Buttered New PotatoesOne of my favourite summer dinners ...This recipe is so easy, yet so impressive! Boil for about 12 minutes:1 pot new potatoesServe on a bed of arugulaTop with:1/4 cup lightly warmed peas1 tbsp Original Abundance Coconut Butter1 tsp Nonna Pia’s Chili Lime Balsamic Reduction1 tsp cold pressed olive oil1 tbsp Kale Chip Sprinkles by … Continue reading Recipe: Coconut Buttered Potatoes
This annual event hosted by the Pemberton Women's Institute is a wonderful day out with friends and family at the museum. The event runs from 11am-3pm. Admission is by donation at the gate. Last year, over 650 people turned out to enjoy the music, ambience and harvest treats. Fun for seniors, families, visitors and locals … Continue reading Pemberton Country Fair, Sept 7, 11am-3pm
Tis the season. Polek calls this photo : "balance is not equal." Check out his daily photo project at http://valleyoflight.wordpress.com/.