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Use low-salt stocks to make tasty gravy

Use low-salt stocks to make tasty gravy

Q. I am writing on behalf of a dear friend. Her husband just had heart surgery and cannot have any salt. She hopes you can provide her with some recipes for gravy with no salt at all for beef and chicken dishes. I can't seem to come up with any.
Are you ready for the TC 10k?

Are you ready for the TC 10k?

Focus is on fun, family and fitness in annual road-race tradition
Seizing the day, darkly

Seizing the day, darkly

When you come out with your first book, it helps to have a rockabilly singer in the family.

Book Review: Journal sheds light on the early history of the Island

The Private Journal of Captain G.H. Richards Edited by Linda Dorricott and Deidre Cullon Ronsdale, 270 pp., $21.95 Capt.

Ashleigh: "84 days later and my fitness is at a level that I never knew I could reach"

Today we officially wrapped up with Times Colonist 2012 Health Club challenge. My fellow contestants have become a permanent part of my life. The growth that I feel within myself and see within my fellow health clubers is remarkable.

Cycling Festival this Sunday

The District of Saanich hosts the third annual Saanich Cycling Festival at the University of Victoria on Sunday. In partnership with the university's Office of Campus Planning and Sustainability, the festival, which runs from 11: 30 a.m. to 2: 30 p.
Losing nearly 100 pounds was about health, not vanity

Losing nearly 100 pounds was about health, not vanity

For Debbie Stirling, the first breakthrough in losing nearly 100 pounds was a 15-minute conversation with a box of Timbits.

Med still a treat, despite service glitches

PAM GRANT DINING OUT Address: 4512 West Saanich Rd. Tel.: 250-727-3444 Hours: Open daily from 11 a.m. Major credit cards and Interac accepted. Wheelchair accessible.
EMSI's repertoire spans a millennium

EMSI's repertoire spans a millennium

The Early Music Society of the Islands takes an admirably liberal view, chronologically and stylistically, of what constitutes "early music," and often champions repertoire under-represented even in early-music circles.
They met the challenge

They met the challenge

Now the real work begins - maintaining their new healthy lifestyles