December 20, 2016Turkey and ham are no strangers to the spot light on many dining tables this time of year. But what if a different dish took centre stage? What if turkey became a side dish…or if ham wasn’t cast in a leading role? Check out these holiday meal ideas starring fruit and veggies!
December 13, 2016During the holiday season, your calendar is likely jam-packed with activities, festivities and parties. Potlucks with decadent treats are a common way to celebrate. There are ways you can enjoy divine desserts while pairing pleasure and health. It starts with three simple ingredients, fruit, nuts and dark chocolate.
December 6, 2016If you have type 2 diabetes or pre-diabetes, you probably know that healthy food choices can help your body control blood glucose (sugar) levels. But knowing and doing are two different things. Read on to learn how to put this plan into action.
November 29, 2016There is a hidden world on you and within you. Read on to learn about the gut microbiota, what you can do to keep yours healthy and how it benefits your whole body.
November 22, 2016Graduating from parent to grandparent is an exciting and proud experience. Your new role comes with great responsibility too – grandparents have a big influence on little ones.
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.