December 22, 2015Holidays are a time to exercise culinary skills with new recipes or family favourites. Avoid food-borne illness – get answers to common food safety questions.
December 16, 2015Food brings people of all ages and relations together. By sharing a meal together, parents, grandparents, friends and kids gather round and share stories while building new and lasting memories. It’s also an opportunity to role model healthy eating habits and choices for children. Over the holidays, conversations linger and often include fun quotes, jokes and quirky facts about food and tradition. One quote shared with me that rings true is that ‘one’s love for food may be the most genuine type of love’.
December 9, 2015Take-out and delivery meals tend to be higher in calories and sodium than homemade. Here are some tips to help you make healthier choices.
December 1, 2015Using a slow cooker has many benefits. They’re fairly inexpensive to buy and cheap to use. Many recipes take little effort and when you get home supper is ready.
November 24, 2015If you and your family love eating hot dogs, sausages, bacon, ham and cold cuts, you may have been troubled by the mass media coverage following a new study, which found that eating these types of processed meats causes colorectal cancer. On top of that, red meat was identified as a probable cause of colorectal cancer. The risk of cancer appears to increase with the amount of red and processed meat you eat. What does this all mean? Let’s break it down.
November 17, 2015If you have kids, especially little kids, you know that getting healthy meals on the dinner table can sometimes be stressful. Read these survival tips for parents to help ease the anxiety and get you out of the” take-out trap”.
November 10, 2015Looking for a recipe for success when it comes to eating to reach or maintain a healthy body weight? Choosing foods that are packed with water and fibre can help you to feel full and energized. Learn how.
November 3, 2015The path to healthier eating begins in your kitchen. Get started with a kitchen makeover.
October 27, 2015Is your coffee order a mouthful? Specialty coffee drinks high in sugar and fat have become the norm and kids are drinking them too. Is this something we need to worry about?
October 20, 2015The results are in. Here’s the winning recipe for the Fall soup and stew cook-off!