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21 01, 2018


2018-01-21T10:58:49+00:00 Categories: Food|

A medium apple (3” diameter, with skin on) contains about 95 calories, 4.4 grams of fiber, and is a good source of vitamin C. Soluble fiber (mostly found in the fruit’s flesh) – helps prevent cholesterol buildup in blood vessels. Insoluble fiber (mostly found in the fruit’s skin) – binds water and provides bulk in [...]

23 08, 2017

Keep Well Volunteer Tea

2017-08-23T11:20:04+00:00 Categories: News|

Keep Well volunteers were honoured at our annual Volunteer Appreciation Event at Silver Harbour on June 21st, 2017. Dignitaries included MLA's Ralph Sultan and Jane Thornthwaite; Mayors Mussatto and Walton; Anna Louie and Malcolm McCucheon from PARC  Retirement Living and Danielle Kyei, the Outreach Assistant to MP Terry Beech. Red and white roses were handed [...]

2 06, 2017

A New Keep Well Site!

2017-10-16T14:34:36+00:00 Categories: News|

Come and join us at St. John The Evangelist Anglican Church. Exercises with Christine Colbow begin at 11:30 am on Tuesday mornings. Come and have your blood pressure taken at 11 am.  The address is: 220 8th Street West, North Vancouver, V7M 1N1.  

29 03, 2017

Keep Well Week 2017

2017-10-20T12:06:31+00:00 Categories: News|

We celebrated our 30th Anniversary during Keep Well week from 11th to 15th September 2017. A demonstration class was held at Capilano Mall on Wednesday 13th September. There was cake and  Starbucks coffee for everyone. There were celebrations, speakers and prizes at each one of the eight sites throughout the week. Thank you to all who [...]

21 03, 2016

Turkish Chopped Salad with Pomegranate Arils

2017-02-27T23:42:10+00:00 Categories: Recipe|

¾ cup pomegranate arils 2 large vine ripe tomatoes, peeled 1 small cucumber, peeled and seeded 2 chilies, red or green (remove seeds for a milder salad) 1 sweet red bell pepper 2 tablespoons parsley, chopped 1 tablespoon fresh mint, chopped ¾ cup halloumi cheese or feta cheese (optional) Sea salt and black pepper to [...]

21 03, 2016

The Best Corn Chowder

2017-02-27T23:45:44+00:00 Categories: Recipe|

6 ears corn, husks and silks removed 1 1/2 quarts chicken or vegetable stock 1 bay leaf 1 teaspoon whole fennel seed 1 teaspoon coriander seed 1 teaspoon whole black peppercorns tablespoons butter 1 medium onion, finely diced (about 1 cup) 2 medium cloves garlic, minced 3 tablespoons flour 1 to 2 russet potatoes, peeled [...]

21 03, 2016

Spicy Orange Salad, Moroccan Style

2017-02-27T23:45:56+00:00 Categories: Recipe|

3 large seedless oranges 1/8 tsp. cayenne 1 tsp. paprika ½ tsp. garlic 1 Tbsp. olive oil 1 Tbsp. red wine or sherry wine vinegar 1/3 cup parsley, chopped 12 black olives, pitted (preferably imported Greek or Italian) Peel the oranges, paring away all the exterior white pulp.  Cut each orange into 8 wedges.  Cut [...]

21 03, 2016

Spiced pears and pomegranate

2017-02-27T23:46:02+00:00 Categories: Recipe|

3 pears, peeled, cored and cut into wedges Seeds (arils) from 1 pomegranate 1 T. fresh lemon juice 2 T. light brown sugar ¼ t. ground nutmeg ½ t. ground cinnamon 2 T. finely chopped almonds (optional) 4 sprigs fresh mint leaves for garnish (optional) Place the sliced pears and pomegranate seeds in a bowl [...]

21 03, 2016

Soy Nuts

2017-02-27T23:46:23+00:00 Categories: Recipe|

(a great snack food) Sometimes soy nuts are available in supermarkets but they are often hard to find.  You might want to make your own at home. Soak 100 grams of soybeans overnight.   Spread them on a cloth or paper to soak up excess water.  Place on a large microwaveable dish and microwave on high [...]