November 8, 2016Apple cider vinegar is typically used as an ingredient in salad dressings, but it’s also been touted as a natural remedy. It’s been claimed to help with everything from weight loss to dandruff and in the management of cancer and diabetes. Is there scientific evidence to support these health claims? Read on to find out.
October 18, 2016Cooked oatmeal with fruit, oatmeal cookies, oatmeal pancakes and even overnight oats may be some recipes that come to mind when you think of oats. But what about making this whole grain into a savory dish? Here are some recipes to get you started.
October 11, 2016Did you know that eggplant is actually a berry? It's true! We just eat it like a vegetable. You can get eggplant year-round at grocery stores, it’s easy to incorporate in dishes and this incognito berry is packed with nutrients. Learn how to pick, prepare and cook eggplant.
September 27, 2016Food prices are on the rise. Use these money saving tips at the grocery store so you can keep veggies and fruit on your menu.
September 20, 2016Ginger and turmeric are typically used in Asian cuisine, adding a fragrant flavour to dishes. These spices have also been reported to have health benefits. Are these claims true? Find out! Plus, learn how to spice up your cooking using ginger and turmeric.
September 13, 2016Cutting down on added sugars can be tricky. Learn why and get ten tips to cut down how much added sugar you eat and drink.
August 30, 2016With the school year just around the corner it’s time to get back on track with healthy meals that the whole family can enjoy. Here are two tried and true make-your-own meal ideas and a handful of meal planning tips for your family.
August 23, 2016The Fresh to You Fundraiser can help your child’s school raise money while promoting healthy food choices. Now that’s a win-win! Seasonal and locally-grown fruits and veggies are sold to students’ family and friends, helping schools make a 40 per cent profit which, in turn, supports the clubs and programs kids love.
August 16, 2016Feeling overwhelmed by the woes of the world? Small actions can make a difference. Check out this list of seven steps toward more sustainable eating.
August 9, 2016The Informed Dining program helps you make informed choices when eating at participating restaurants by providing nutrition information. Did you know the program is now in restaurants, cafes and cafeterias at BC health authority owned or operated health care facilities?