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Dennis - the three A's

I am in week 7 of the 12 week Times Colonist Health Club Challenge and a few things are becoming apparent to me. I will call that awareness. They have to do with my priorities and the denial about my health and fitness.
Victoria vocal ensemble takes on two Tave(r)ners

Victoria vocal ensemble takes on two Tave(r)ners

IN CONCERT What: CapriCCio Vocal Ensemble: Taverner to Tavener When/where: Saturday, 7: 30 p.m., Christ Church Cathedral Tickets: Adults $25, seniors $22, students $10, 12 and under free. email choir@capriccio.
Cheers greet progress

Cheers greet progress

Five participants in fitness program have near-celebrity status where they work out

Portion control a key to diet

For many whose goal is to achieve a leaner body composition, the heart of the shift is a need for portion control. The aim is to enjoy regular, balanced meals and snacks; "regular" in timing and "regular" in portion size.

Baked Potatoes with Olive Oil and Rosemary / Cowboy-style Baked Potatoes

BAKED POTATOES WITH OLIVE OIL AND ROSEMARY These aromatic potatoes, almost fluffy in the middle and golden on the outside, complement a grilled steak, roast chicken or lamb, baked salmon or other dish you like.
15 favourites from 15 years

15 favourites from 15 years

I'm celebrating 15 years of being food writer for the Times Colonist. More than 1,000 columns later, my job has required a lot of sampling.
Ingredients dictate cooking temperature

Ingredients dictate cooking temperature

Q I noted that your recipe for baked potatoes called for a 300 F oven. That is low and takes 90 minutes.

Tania: Donating Blood While Exercising This Hard? I Should Have Planned Better

The slogan for Canadian Blood Services is "It's In You To Give". I don't have a particularly rare blood type or consider my donation anything special, I just think it's the right thing to do.

Dennis - Thank you for your support

Hi All, I am really excited to share this with you.

Curried root-vegetable soup, salmon ceasar, rhubarb tart

Curried Root-Vegetable Soup with Mint Raita Mild-curry-spiced root-vegetable soup topped with a minty, yogurt-based raita.
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