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Apr 1, 2013

La Dolce Vita by Alastair Gregor • As I write this, I feel a sense of dread on behalf of the people of the US. On March 20, Monsanto managed to slip its Monsanto Protection Act through the US Senate. If signed into law by President Obama, the rider will allow farmers to plant, harvest and sell genetically engineered plants even if the crops have been ruled...

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Feb 1, 2013

La Dolce Vita article by Alastair Gregor • February is one of the coldest months of the year in Canada, but it could get plenty hot inside on Valentine’s Day, February 14. Build onto the day gradually, starting with the most important meal of the day – breakfast – when we Break-our-Fast of the night. Eating breakfast kick-starts your metabolism, which is...

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La Dolce Vita article by Alastair Gregor • It’s time to start the New Year off right by achieving your goals of getting healthy and losing weight. Firstly let’s start with a couple of cleanses. The first is to remove all temptations, clean out your cupboards, freezer and fridge of all that is sugary, tempting and unhealthy. The second is personal, to...

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Dec 1, 2012

La Dolce Vita article by Alastair Gregor • “A thrill of hope the weary world rejoices, for yonder breaks a new and glorious morn. Fall on your knees! Oh, hear the angel voices!” With these words from O Holy Night, I ask you this season to release all the conditioning you have learned, discharge all notions of control and instead find freedom and...

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La Dolce Vita article and photo by Alastair Gregor • Grandpa always said, “When you do something, do it right.” In Abbotsford, BC, the ‘garden’ of Canada, there is a potato farmer who is a shining example of an eco-trailblazer. How is it that a person with a vision to make a difference actually dedicates their life to making it happen, walks their talk...

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Oct 1, 2012

La Dolce Vita article and photo by Alastair Gregor • Driving through the mountains, I could see the heat shimmering off the hot rocks, playing tricks on my eyes as mirage pools appeared in the distance only to disappear as I got closer. Free of the city, I was enjoying a spirited ride along narrow mountain roads and it was then I noticed it, faint at first...

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Aug 1, 2012

La Dolce Vita article and photo by Alastair Gregor What would it be like if we didn’t have any choice about what to eat? It would be mundane. I think of my old dog ‘Brie’ try as I might to give her the best organic dog kibble, no matter what, she would look at it and push it out of the bowl with her nose in obvious disapproval, and she would lie there with...

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Jul 1, 2012

La Dolce Vita article and photos by Alastair Gregor • The “Good Life” comes through taking a series of purposeful actions. It doesn’t just materialize; it becomes manifest because we choose it, but first we have to journey a while to sample life. It is then we can understand the difference between what we want and what actually fulfils us. What fulfils...

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Jun 1, 2012

La Dolce Vita by Alastair Gregor Summer time and the living is easy; it’s the time of year when the curious get out and seek new foods, explore what’s in season and experiment with the tastiest, freshest produce of the year. Good Eats is here to bring you La Dolce Vita – The Sweet Life – and we invite you to join us on a culinary...