September 21, 2020

Panelist on “Facing The Unknown”

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On September 24, I will be on a panel of UofT Alumni on the topic of “Facing The Unknown.” This is part of Real Talk Series by the Troost Institute for Leadership Education in Engineering at the University of Toronto. RSVP to by Sept 22. Paul Radcliffe is an electrical engineer with extensive experience in emergency power systems. In his most recent work with the Toronto Transit Commission, he has worked on major projects to rehabilitate aging infrastructure, as well as designing systems for new transit expansions. Paul graduated from the University of Toronto’s Engineering Science program in 2007,[…continue reading]

July 31, 2020

Sweet Potato Biscuits Recipe

I’ve shared some different iterations of my sweet potato biscuits on Instagram and gotten a few requests for its recipe. So, by popular demand, here’s my recipe for sweet potato biscuits. I have been following “The Myers Way” for a couple of weeks now. It is an autoimmune / paleo elimination diet. It meant no gluten or pseudo-grains of any kind. One of the biggest things I missed was bread. It would be handy for a sandwich or burger, and there is a certain texture to it which I was craving. Fortunately, there is a recipe for sweet potato biscuits[…continue reading]

July 16, 2020

One Week Following “The Myers Way”

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Since July 8, my wife and I have been following an even more restrictive meal plan based on Dr. Amy Myers’ “The Autoimmune Solution.” It is a Paleo / anti-inflammatory set of foods similar to an elimination diet, but The Myers Way aims to remove foods that can potentially cause an autoimmune illness and other maladies. So, what’s included in The Myers Way meal plan? Not a lot. It’s more restrictive than Paleo, Keto, and the popular Whole 30. It cuts out typically autoimmune suspicious foods like alcohol, caffeine, dairy, gluten, eggs, and sweetners. But also usually healthy foods like[…continue reading]