March 15, 2016These days, it seems like everyone has some nutrition advice to share. But how can you be sure the advice is trustworthy? Read on to get the inside scoop.
March 8, 2016Sometimes a picture can tell you all you need to know. Learn to make delicious, nutritious and eye-catching mason jar muesli for a healthy meal on the go. Have it for breakfast or a snack, you decide!
March 1, 2016Have you ever bitten off more than you can chew when it comes to making changes to your diet? If so, I think this year’s Nutrition Month theme, The 100 Meal Journey, can help make these changes a bit easier to swallow.
February 23, 2016Is pesticide residue on fruit and veggies something you worry about? The annual Dirty Dozen and Clean Fifteen lists no doubt help raise awareness about this topic, but how concerned should you be? Read on to get the facts.
February 10, 2016MSG… you are likely familiar with these three letters. But do you know what it actually is, where it’s found, and whether it’s safe to eat? Read on to get answers.
February 2, 2016Chances are you’ve heard people talking about the price of cauliflower lately. While not usually the subject of news reports, rising food prices have been getting attention. Here are seven ideas for what you can do to save money by growing your own food.
January 26, 2016Kombucha tea has been getting a lot of attention these days and has been praised as an elixir that can cure and treat an array of health conditions. But what is it and does it live up to the hype?
January 19, 2016It’s 2016, the international year of pulses! Dried beans, lentils and peas have been quietly nourishing humanity for thousands of years but these days they don’t regularly appear on the dinner plates of most Canadian families. It’s time for this to change.
January 12, 2016Eating a rainbow of colours is part of a healthy pattern of eating when talking about fruits and veggies. But what about when it comes to food colouring? Here’s a look at different types of food colouring and what they mean for your health.
January 5, 2016When did canned and frozen fruits and veggies get such a bad rap? Picked at their prime they are just as healthy and tasty as fresh. Better yet, they last much longer in your cupboard or freezer, saving you money and reducing food waste. Use these tips to add more canned and frozen fruits and veggies during the winter months.