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Seasons Greetings from NorthWest Nutrition

by Anne Myers-Wright RD/APD

Posted on Dec 28, 10:08 AM in and . Comments [2].

It’s the holiday season, so I’ve been a bit quiet on posting articles. I would like to offer my seasons greetings to all and wish you and yours safe and happy holidays. Try not to over indulge but, of course, enjoy! I will be posting regularly very soon in the new year…please keep on using the contact form to let me know if there are any nutrition questions you would like answers to or if there any particular articles you want to see for next year. Oh, and look out for some new services to be offered in 2012….

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Duck with orange, cranberry and thyme - in the slow cooker

by Anne Myers-Wright RD/APD

Posted on Dec 17, 07:18 PM in and . Comments [1].

Here is a different take on Christmas dinner. Imagine popping the slow cooker on and walking away, only to have a perfect meal ready eight hours later with no slaving in the kitchen on Christmas morning. This recipe has all the flavours of Christmas with cranberry, orange and thyme and duck makes a nice change to the traditional turkey.

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Love nuts? Your nutcracker may be your best friend.

by Anne Myers-Wright RD/APD

Posted on Dec 17, 02:33 PM in and . Comments [1].

I love nuts, especially at Christmas. To me, it isnt quite Christmas if we dont have a lovely selection of nuts available as nibbles for guests who “pop in”. The thing is, they can be awfully tempting and can add a considerable amount of calories if amounts arent controlled. If you are a nut lover and are watching your weight,
there is a solution- make sure you buy nuts in their shells.

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A Healthier Christmas Pudding

by Anne Myers-Wright RD/APD

Posted on Nov 14, 03:01 PM in and . Comments [2].

Love christmas pudding but trying to go low-fat?
Here is a great low fat pudding that can be cooked up to a month before the big day. Keep it stored in an airtight container and heat up on Christmas day, or if you are like me and don’t have any room for pudding after the Christmas meal…..on Christmas evening.

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Halloween White Witch's Potion

by Anne Myers-Wright RD/APD

Posted on Oct 22, 03:59 PM in and . Comments [1].

Its coming up to Halloween and there is a cold snap in the air. In our street, each year, the children get together in a big group and “hit the streets” trick or treating. We usually try to have something hearty, warm and nutritious for them to eat before they start gathering all the sweets and treats they are given by generous neighbours. This “white witch’s” potion is jam packed with good ingredients and can be made in a large cauldron, ready to serve before any serious scaring is done. But dont forget the garlic…

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