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Smoky and spicy, this Mexican pantry soup takes under 30 minutes

Smoky and spicy, this Mexican pantry soup takes under 30 minutes

In the old-fashioned “fondas” scattered around Mexico, diners usually find only a handful of tables and simple, comforting dishes. A three-course lunch at many of these unpretentious mom-and-pop eateries can cost as little as a few dollars.
The right grains are good for you in moderation

The right grains are good for you in moderation

Oats top my list as they are so healthy, readily available, easy to use, inexpensive and already such a common part of the North American diet.
Thrifting, regifting and bargain hunting: The etiquette of gift-giving on a budget

Thrifting, regifting and bargain hunting: The etiquette of gift-giving on a budget

MONTREAL — Five years ago, Julie Blais Comeau received a present. Then she learned the Christmas-themed apron and dish towel weren’t for her — originally. “I got a gift from somebody that was intended for someone else,” she said, laughing.
Your Good Health: The radiation risk from CT scan is very minimal

Your Good Health: The radiation risk from CT scan is very minimal

A bleed inside of the brain is very dangerous, so benefit of scan outweighs danger
Richmond's Herbaland working with Health Canada on bulk gummy recall

Richmond's Herbaland working with Health Canada on bulk gummy recall

Bulk gummy recall not related to effectiveness or potency of formulations, says Herbaland.
Eric Akis: Curry-spiced samosas are baked, not fried

Eric Akis: Curry-spiced samosas are baked, not fried

Serve these curry-spiced, vegetable-filled samosas as part of an Indian-style meal, or as a snack/appetizer, perhaps during the upcoming holiday season. T
Eric Akis: Mashed cauliflower subs for potato in this salmon dish

Eric Akis: Mashed cauliflower subs for potato in this salmon dish

Baked salmon is topped with a tangy and aromatic sauce of lemon juice, honey and ginger and served with mashed cauliflower.
Minimalizing is good for mental wellness

Minimalizing is good for mental wellness

Do not keep the clothes that have memories attached to them or you will have a closet full of memories but not much to wear.
Richmond Herbaland gummy vitamins sold in bulk recalled for inadequate labelling

Richmond Herbaland gummy vitamins sold in bulk recalled for inadequate labelling

Community members are warned not to consume 61 gummy vitamins and supplements because they may pose serious health risks.
Get great discounts on hearing aids this holiday season

Get great discounts on hearing aids this holiday season

HearingLife’s Black Friday offer gives you the season’s best savings with up to $2000 off on your purchase of a pair of hearing aids to fit your lifestyle and budget