Janet is back from vacation! And when she returned she was alarmed to find out that romaine has been recalled. It looks like the source has been located, but it seems consumers are still too spooked to enjoy a caesar salad. Janet and Emily discuss the food waste around the contamination, the buzz surrounding it, and the impact it has on farmers.
First Segment: Trending Topics
2:55 – 20:47
On this week’s episode, Janet and Emily are discussing a very relevant topic which is Seasonal Affective Disorder. Janet and Emily comment that it seems like the colder seasons are hitting harder and taking a bigger toll on individuals this year. They also look at who suffers from seasonal affective disorder, symptoms, and treatments. Janet and Emily also look at cultures who live in the more northern climates deal with their much heavier winters. Winter celebrations, being positive about the weather, eating a more hearty diet, and being active in your community are just some of the ways that the north have a more positive outlook on the colder seasons. We think that we Canadians should give this a try!
Second Segment: Questions from Listeners
21:42 – 26:32
Roxanne asks, “Hey ladies – I’ve been looking to start making my own trail mix for my kid’s lunches, any recipes that you go off of or any suggestions to make a well-balanced trail mix?”
Christine asks, “Hey Janet and Emily, I love baking but I am trying to cut out white sugar from my baking. Which sugar alternative works best in baking –stevia, honey, maple syrup or erythritol? These are just some of the alternatives I came across – thank you!”
What’s For Dinner
This makes a hearty, especially nourishing soup because it is very gelatinous – and that is healing and soothing for the gut as well as supportive for immunity.