Food

Debbie has written articles on food and nutrition for publications like Bistro Magazine, The Edmonton Journal, Your Health Magazine, Edmonton Life Magazine, and Food for Thought Magazine. Assignments have included topics such as super foods, organic foods, genetically modified foods, barley flour, cholesterol, and dietary fat.

“Pastoral Pasu” - Restaurant Review – Food For Thought Magazine – Winter 2003

“Pastoral Pasu” - Restaurant Review – Food For Thought Magazine – Winter 2003

Relaxing in a romantic candle-lit restaurant, enjoying fine wine and gourmet cuisine isn't unusual until you realize you are on a working sheep farm. The unusual locale is precisely the appeal of Pasu Farm Restaurant and as anyone who has visited the farm can tell you, there is nothing ordinary about it.

“Canola Rises Above its Humble Status” – Bistro Magazine – Edmonton Journal – March 2007

“Canola Rises Above its Humble Status” – Bistro Magazine – Edmonton Journal – March 2007

It is the finishing oil that provides the complex nuances, fruity aromas, and nutty flavours that create the distinctive feature of a dish and turns an ordinary dining experience into something extraordinary.

“Food Power” – Your Health Magazine – April 2005

“Food Power” – Your Health Magazine – April 2005

In a 1931 cartoon, Popeye the Sailor Man saved the day by stopping a locomotive with the brute strength of his bare arms and rescuing his girlfriend Olive Oil from imminent death. The secret of his incredible strength was a large dose of spinach, which he ate just prior to performing this miraculous feat. The show's theme song said it best: "He's strong to the finish 'cause he eats his spinach... He's Popeye the Sailor Man."