Active Senior's Digest Blog

Portobello Mushroom BLTs

INGREDIENTS: 4 tsp olive oil, divided 12 slices turkey bacon 2 Portobello mushrooms, sliced 1 large field tomato, sliced 1 small red onion, thinly sliced 1 package arugula 4 whole wheat ciabatta buns Mayonnaise...

Try baking with beans

Adding beans to your baking will boost the protein, fibre, vitamin and mineral content of your treats. The high protein content of beans also improves the texture of baked goods. Find out for yourself...

Learn about the history of theatres

Toronto’s Local Movie Theatres of Yesteryear By Doug Taylor Dundurn Toronto Softcover, 208 pages www.dundurn.com This book chronicles the history of movie theatres around Toronto, and there were surprisingly many. Author Doug Taylor is...

The child of secrets and solitude

The Photographer’s Wife By Suzanne Joinson Bloomsbury Publishing Plc Softcover, 334 pages www.bloomsbury.com Prue is now an artist in 1937, living a reclusive life by the sea. Her past is brought to the forefront...

Conquer gardening pain

The long, sunny days of summer are returning, and that means it’s time to dust off those gardening tools. But if you experience long-lasting body pain, yard work might be easier said than done....

Seniors Talk with Sgt. Sheri

By Sergeant Sheri Tate/DRPS When I started my job as senior support coordinator for the Durham Regional Police Service (DRPS) two years ago, I had so many new things to learn about, such as...

Senior releases debut novel

By Graeme McNaughton/Active Senior’s Digest Buck Woods, a homicide detective with the NYPD, needed a break from the big city, and made the choice to go back to his roots, heading to Orono, Maine...