March 21, 2017Very low carbohydrate diets, like the ketogenic diet, are in the press with praise for helping people lose weight and gain other health benefits. But do diets that require you to drastically reduce an entire food group deserve the hype?
Planning your meals in advance can help reduce the stress that comes from last minute preparations. From breakfast, lunch, dinner and everything in between, here's help to become a master meal planner.
January 24, 2017One of your goals for the New Year may be to plan healthier food choices for your family. A great place to start is with the school meals you pack for your kids. Read on to learn the ABCs of healthy school lunches.
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.
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.
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.
July 26, 2016You may know that whole grains are a healthy choice, but are you unsure about how to cook them? Here are some tips to get you on the whole grain train!
July 19, 2016Some of you may not have access to a kitchen, travel a lot, or simply don’t have the time to cook. Having some low-cost, no-cook meal ideas in your back pocket can help you eat healthfully when you can’t, or simply don’t want to, cook.
July 13, 2016Here are some low-cost, no-cook healthy food ideas to keep in your back pocket for days when you can’t, or simply don’t want to, cook.