Episode 28 - Goodness Me!

Milk Misconceptions, Fat Foods, Simple Snacks!



Introduction (00:01 – 3:33)

Janet’s currently living in a construction zone! How’s she coping with out a kitchen?? While most of us would be searching for the takeout menus, we’re not surprised to hear that Janet hasn’t let her standards slide on the food she’s still preparing, even during this crazy time!

First Segment: Trending Topics (3:34-17:05):

Milked?

There’s been a lot of buzz on social media in regards to an article recently published where the writer claims that after doing a study on organic milk in Ontario they’ve concluded that the product is no different than cheaper conventional milk.   Janet & Emily share their passionate thoughts on this article and if it has changed their opinion on whether organic milk IS indeed different than conventional milk.

Related Articles:

  http://projects.thestar.com/organic-milk/  

https://www.ncl.ac.uk/press/articles/archive/2015/10/organicvsnon-organicfood/

Second Segment: Audience Questions (17:59 – 26:42 )

Kyle asks, “I am looking for book recommendations for a high-fat diet. What would you recommend?”

Here are some great book suggestions:

The 30-Day Keto Cleanse by Maria Emmerich (https://goodnessme.ca/products/book-the-30-day-keto-cleanse-by-maria-emmerich?variant=5269776564255) – focuses on resetting the metabolism and getting healthy food into your body

Grain Free Goodness by Sandy Pomeroy (https://goodnessme.ca/products/grain-free-goodness-cookbook-1?variant=3857890213919 )– recipes with inclusion of healthy fats and great for everyday family meals! Emily loves this one.

The Ketogenic Mediterranean Diet by Robert Santos-Prowse

 

Meghan asks, “I love snacking—and if I’m going to do it, I want it to be healthy. Any suggestions?”

Snacking—one of Janet & Emily’s favourite topics! Here are some snack suggestions from our hosts:

  • Suzies good fat bars – delicious & satisfying option for on-the-go
  • Pear & Brie Cheese – Brie has a high amount of vitamin K2, so Emily
  • Raw cheese with black sesame crackers (Janet would add in some hummus) like Edward & Sons
  • Goodness Me! Ice Cream
  • Dark Chocolate like Theo 
  • Organic nuts (almonds, pecans, walnuts, brazil nuts)
  • Saugeen yogurt
  • No-sugar granola like Doset Granola 
  • Janet’s Lemon Walnut Bread (found in Discover the Power food pg. 321)

Grilled Peppers

Tonight, Emily and her family will be feasting on a high-quality sausage (like Mark’s Sausages), peppers on the grill & some steamed veggies.   See below for a quick recipe for Grilled Peppers.

Grilled Pepper Recipe

  • 4 red, orange and/or yellow peppers
  • 2 tbsp of Avocado Oil
  • ½ tsp salt
  • ¼ tsp freshly ground pepper
  • ¼ cup freshly chopped parsley

 

  1. Prepare grill for covered direct grilling on medium.
  2. Cut peppers into quarters and discard stems & seeds. In a bowl toss peppers in oil, salt & pepper until coated.
  3. Place peppers, skin side up on hot grill rack. Cover & grill for 4-5 minutes until they begin to soften. Turn peppers over; cover & cook for 3-4 minutes longer or until slightly charred. As peppers are done, return to same bowl. Add parsley and toss to coat.