Entries by Dr. Kira Frketich

COVID-19 Protocol

May 20, 2020   The BC government’s restart plan has given permission for our clinic’s services to resume practice in the second phase. In order to re-open, we have put in place a strict plan to help prevent the spread of COVID-19 for the safety of our patients and staff. The following procedures ensure we […]

Deconstructed Huevos Rancheros

This breakfast has it all – variety, awesome flavors, and a nice balance of protein and good fats. It’s tasty enough that you can have it several times a week without getting bored of it, and simple enough to be thrown together in 5-10 minutes. I can’t recommend highly enough that you use Amy’s brand […]

DIY Beeswax Food Wraps with Video

These beeswax wraps are super useful and great for the environment! Use them at home, give them as gifts, and keep working on reducing your plastic waste! Materials: Lightweight, low thread count cotton 100% pure beeswax pellets or block Parchment paper Baking sheet (with sides) Instructions: Preheat oven to 225ºF. Cut material into desired shapes. […]

Blueberry Sauce

This recipe is nice an simple, but you do need to adjust the honey to match the sweetness of your berries. I had one batch that needed no sweetener at all, but others that have needed quite a bit. Taste as you go and adjust to your liking :) Serves 4 2 cups fresh or […]

Dr. Kira’s Roasted Winter Veggies

Who doesn’t love roasted veggies in the winter?! Everything is in season, it goes with a meal or stands on its own and it’s such a satisfying blend of flavours and colours. I vary this recipe every time I make it depending on what I can get at the farmer’s market but this is a […]

New Research on Heartburn Medication

New research is showing us something we didn’t know about medications given for heartburn. The class of drugs we’re talking about are proton pump inhibitors (PPIs) such as Losec, Nexium, Prevacid, or Pariet. These medications account for 1/3 of all prescriptions given in Canada annually and they do something we previously thought only occurred with […]