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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 stock
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A Meditation in Nature

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  • May 28, 2020
Do you have five minutes for contemplation? Birdsong, and the sun going down on nature, beside Lake Ontario, Canada.
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The Virtual River Walk (edited)

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  • May 11, 2020
Join Dr. Jackie Gardner-Nix as she takes a virtual walk along the Ganaraska River on a sunny Spring day in April 2020.  Dr. Gardner-Nix is a physician who specializes in mindfulness
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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 others
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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 years
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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 pain
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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 need
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