Christmas Party Dates: NSNH Monday, December 17th Delbrook Monday, December 17th Parkgate [...]
Keep Well Week on the North Shore was celebrated from September 17th to 21st. An exercise demonstration at Capilano Mall on Wednesday, September 19th attracted a lot of attention. Thank you to everyone who came and supported us. A big Thank You to Starbucks at Capilano Mall who supplied the coffee.
The North Shore Keep Well Society held a major fund raising event of a Fashion Show and Silent Auction at Silver Harbour Centre on October 12, 2018. Escape Travel Wear in Parkgate Shopping Mall has graciously agreed to provide the fashions and most of the models came from our own Keep Well ranks. We collected [...]
Diabetes has been labeled the global health epidemic of the 21st century. While type 1 diabetes can’t be prevented, the good news is that there are many ways you can take action and decrease your risks of developing type 2 diabetes.
½ ripe mango 1 small ripe banana, sliced 5 fluid ounces of semi-skimmed milk 4 fluid ounces of orange juice 2 tsp. lime juice 1 tsp. caster sugar 2 heaped tbsp. vanilla frozen yogurt Instructions 1. Peel the skin from the mango and cut the flesh away from the stone. Chop the flesh and put [...]
Have one of these muffins with fruit and a cooked egg for a tasty, healthy breakfast. The muffins freeze well. Take them out one at a time as you need them. Ingredients: 1 cup (250 mL) whole wheat flour 3/4 cup (175mL) all -purpose flour 1/2 cup (125mL) sugar 1/2 tsp (2mL) baking soda 2 [...]
Chill small mixing bowl and beaters in freezer. Beat ¼ cup whipping cream in chilled bowl with chilled beaters until soft peaks form. Add ¾ cup nonfat vanilla Greek yogurt, 1 Tbsp confectioner’s sugar, and ½ tsp. vanilla extract; fold together with rubber spatula. (Topping will keep, covered, in refrigerator for up to 1 day.) [...]
This light spinach dish made with healthier reduced-fat ingredients will save 84 calories and 10 grams of fat per serving when compared to traditional versions. ¼ Cup Serving = 54 calories Ingredients: 1 small shallot, peeled 1 5 oz. can water chestnuts, rinsed ½ cup reduced-fat cream cheese (Neufchatel) ½ cup low-fat cottage cheese ¼ [...]
Serve with crackers and your guests will never want to leave. This needs to be refrigerated overnight so make a day ahead. Recipe can be doubled if desired. Also, it freezes well. Ingredients: 7 ½ ounce can red salmon, drained 1 ½ tablespoons minced onion 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice ½ teaspoon finely grated lemon [...]
1 package of whole wheat large tortilla shells (usually 6 to a package) 2 tbsp. extra virgin olive oil 1 tsp. each of basil and oregano Mix the spices with the oil. Place one shell on a pizza pan or cookie sheet and brush the shell with the oil and spice mix. You can also [...]