Active Senior's Digest Blog

Grilled Chicken Soup

INGREDIENTS: 4 to 5 carrots 1 sweet onion 4 to 5 fingerling potatoes 1 stalk celery 2 to 3 chicken breasts 3 cups chicken stock 1/4 cup (60 mL) hot sauce 1 1/2 cup...

Open-faced Steak Sandwich

INGREDIENTS: 1 10oz New York Strip Steak, 1” thick 2 red, green or orange peppers 1 sweet onion 1 bottle (341 mL) Rickard’s Red 1 lime 1 baguette Cilantro DIRECTIONS: Thinly slice peppers and...

Working through chronic disease

At 50 years of age, Blake Bell was diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease. At first he reacted like many — experiencing denial and withdrawal. He also suffered from depression, a common symptom of the degenerative...

Moroccan Cauliflower “Couscous” Salad

INGREDIENTS: 1 bag (14 oz) Mann’s Cauliflower Cauliettes 1 tbsp coconut oil 1 clove garlic, minced 1 tsp ground cumin and paprika 1/2 tsp each ground coriander and salt 1/4 tsp each ground cinnamon...

Springtime salads that eat like a meal

There’s no time like springtime to fill up on farm-fresh greens and crisp vegetables. Take advantage of nature’s peak season by eating easy dinner salads all week. Add protein. Protein transforms a boring side...

Seniors: Keep on smiling

Losing your teeth is not a normal part of aging. Thanks to healthier lifestyles, advances in oral and medical care, and a growing awareness of the importance of dental hygiene, seniors can expect to...