Pure Food and Wine – New York City’s Top Raw Food Experience!

I had the great privilege of eating dinner at Pure Food and Wine this week. The restaurant is just south of Gramercy Park and east of Union Square in the East Village. For anyone interested in gourmet food, this place is a must do. I don’t care if you are vegan, vegetarian or a full on carnivore, if you love …

Spring is Here!

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Spring seems to have sprung here in southern Ontario. We really have had an unusually mild winter this year, so this comes as a nice surprise. This past weekend, the weather was positively balmy. If I didn’t know better, I could have sworn it was August! It is a bit rainy today, however, so Centennial Park Conservatory in Etobicoke is …

Quick and Easy Chili Bean Stew

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Quick and Easy Chili Bean Stew 2 T. coconut oil1 T. chili powder1 tsp. curry powder1/2 tsp red pepper flakes2 small onions, chopped3 stalks of celery, thinly sliced1 large red pepper, cubed3 medium carrots, grated3 cups of water or vegetable stock4 540 ml (19 oz) cans of beans (I used pinto and black beans)796 ml can organic tomatoes (that is …