April 26, 2016Have you heard about the 80/20 rule for healthy eating? Read on to find out what it is and whether it’s advice worth following.
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.
March 29, 2016When did choosing eggs get so confusing? Wading through information ranging from cholesterol to farming practices can be overwhelming! Well…Let’s get cracking at learning more. Read on.
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.
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.
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 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 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”.