Food and Recipes

A Feast for the Eyes!

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  • Apr 23, 2021
From the kitchen of Dr. Jackie Gardner-Nix My husband is going for cataract surgery; he has a bit of early macular degeneration, and we both suffer from dry eyes. Too […]
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Macedonian Meditation en Salata

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  • Aug 25, 2020
From the kitchen of Katherine Rallis Hall   Some of my earliest memories involved a feeling of “belonging” with my mother, aunts, and grandmother in one of their kitchens on […]
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Summer Muesli

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  • Jun 29, 2020
From the kitchen of Dr. Jackie Gardner-Nix This feels like a good alternative to oatmeal for the summer months! (Serves 2) ½ cup of oats (quick cooking or regular) One […]
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Parsnip and Pear Soup

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  • Jun 18, 2020
From the kitchen of Dr. Jackie Gardner-Nix   Butter for frying 1 medium onion chopped 1 celery stalk chopped 1 to 2 pears sliced 6 cups of chicken or vegetable […]
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A Recipe for Success

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  • May 7, 2020
From Dr. Jackie Gardner-Nix I am not much good at drawing, yet my contemplative creativity appears when I concoct recipes.  It’s also hard for me to pass recipes on to […]
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Healthy Mindful Pancakes

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  • May 7, 2020
From Dr. Jackie Gardner-Nix  My grandchildren and I love pancakes but I know they are not a healthy breakfast. In fact when I immigrated to Canada from the UK, 35 […]
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A Mindful Holiday Breakfast

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  • May 7, 2020
From Dr. Jackie Gardner-Nix So many people find the holidays challenging especially when they have chronic pain.  Those who have done our courses recognize the connection between these times and […]
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Hosting Tips for Gluten Free Guests

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  • May 7, 2020
From Dr. Jackie Gardner-Nix Having a daughter who has celiac disease has caused me to be hyper-ware of the challenges hosts, restaurants, and hotels face when catering to guests who […]
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