December 2010

Roasted Vegetables with Balsamic Marinade

by Leanne Vogel (Healthful Pursuit) on December 31, 2010

Quantum Leaps Lodge: a great place to recharge Golden BC is such a beautiful and relaxing place! We’re staying at Quantum Leaps Lodge, a 15-20 minute drive from the town, surrounded by lush forest and situated right on the river. Each of the cabins on the property have been made by hand with an amazing…


Bison and Yak Burgers

by Leanne Vogel (Healthful Pursuit) on December 29, 2010

Bison and Yak Burgers I just love making these ahead of time. Either cook and store in the freezer for quick reheat or store raw separated by waxed paper, in airtight container and freeze for up to 1 month. Ingredients 3/4 cup finely chopped onions 1 egg 1/2 cup quinoa flakes or wheat germ 2…


Spicy Cilantro Hummus

by Leanne Vogel (Healthful Pursuit) on December 28, 2010

I’m blogging from beautiful British Columbia tonight from a cabin in the middle of nowhere. I have my iPhone pressed up to the window and am working via a tethered one-bar connection, so my apologies on no opening snow filled picture tonight. With the experimental menu I’ve planned for our stay here I hope they’ll…


Bacon Wrapped Figs

by Leanne Vogel (Healthful Pursuit) on December 27, 2010

I knew that if I didn’t post this recipe today there would be a hoard of people hunting me down for it. When trying these my sister said “I didn’t know what a fig looked like outside the newton” and honestly I didn’t either. This was my first go at eating and preparing figs. Needless…


Introduction to allergies

by Leanne Vogel (Healthful Pursuit) on December 27, 2010

We have been conditioned to think of allergies in a very limited capacity. When many of us think “allergy” the first symptoms that come to mind are runny eyes, stuffed up nose, sinus problems, skin rashes, or in more drastic cases, anaphylactic shock (most commonly experienced by those with peanut, penicillin, and bee sting allergies)….


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