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.
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.
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”.
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 20, 2015The results are in. Here’s the winning recipe for the Fall soup and stew cook-off!
October 7, 2015What are you thankful for? We’re thankful for you – our loyal readers! To help make your event memorable and stress-free, we’ve put together our best advice.
September 15, 2015Are you up for a challenge? You know you have the best soup or stew recipe around. Now’s the time to prove it. Take part in our soup and stew virtual cook-off! The winner will be featured on this blog. Here’s how.