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January 7, 2011

Prince Edward Island is Food Country

Tourism and Culture

– Celebrity Chef Michael Smith highlights PEI’s People, Places and Foods in New Series –

The Culinary Alliance of Prince Edward Island is proud to announce that it has partnered with Canada’s most famous chef to showcase the province’s culinary excellence in a new original online web video series, Food Country. The ongoing weekly series features Chef Michael Smith’s food adventures as he sources ingredients throughout the province then returns to his kitchen to cook and create the simple flavourful dishes he’s known for.

Food Country is an online showcase of Prince Edward Island’s flavours, people and stories,” says Chef Michael Smith. “We’re showing the world what a special food destination we are, how food is woven into the tapestry of our culture and why we’re worth a special visit.”

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Tempeh

Tempeh

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Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine (PCRM) presents the Tempeh Sloppy Joes recipe that will satisfy vegans, vegetarians, and foodies who crave a culinary adventure. The Tempeh Sloppy Joes recipe “will have you catching every bite before it falls on your plate or the floor.”

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According to research by Neal Barnard, M.D., from the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine, “low-fat vegan—plant-based—diets are the easiest way to trim excess weight, prevent diabetes, cut cholesterol, lower blood pressure, prevent and reverse heart disease, and reduce cancer risk. They even trim our carbon footprint.”

The Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine’s 21 Day Vegan Kickstart will give you an all-access pass to:

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A great New Year resolution is to have a healthy happy new year 2011. And this low-fat, high-protein recipe from the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine (PCRM) is sure to make a great start to a healthy and happy new year!

Hoppin’ John Salad

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Yams (Sweet potatoes - orange kind)Bok Choy from Market
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According to the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine PCRM), yams are packed with beta-carotene, vitamin c, vitamin B6, and dietary fiber, all of which promote good health and protect against illness.

“Yams are also suitable for people with diabetes as they have a lower glycemic index than other potatoes.” Vegetarian Worcestershire sauce is readily available at most health food stores and some chain grocery stores.

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Yam or Sweet potato (orange kind)
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Are you tire of eating carrots? Need some variety in your diet?

Here is a great Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine (PCRM) recipe Yam Pie.

It has been reported that “vegetables and fruits rich in beta-carotene can cut the risk of breast and prostate cancer. The findings were based on 83,234 participants in the Harvard Nurses’ Health Study, and showed a particular benefit for younger women and those at risk due to a family history of cancer or regular alcohol use… and carotenoid-rich foods are associated with better cancer survival.”

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Looking for a recipe to help you stay slim? Look no further because here is a great Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine (PCRM) recipe for Whole Wheat Barleycakes that can help with weight loss.

According to Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine, whole grain flours like barley and wheat provide many micronutrients like B vitamins, zinc, iron, and manganese. Also, “whole grains are packed with fiber and plant nutrients that have been shown to lower the risk of many diseases. It even can help with weight loss.”

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