Entries by Dr. Kira Frketich

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. […]

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 […]