December 30, 2014Cultures around the world celebrate the New Year with foods that hold special meaning for the year to come. It should come as no surprise that the traditional foods served during this time of hope and happiness are also extremely nutritious. Here are a few wonderful New Year’s food traditions from cultures that celebrate New Year’s on January 1.
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 23, 2014Celebrate the holidays with an easy to make and edible vegetable-fruit-based centrepiece for your table. These beautiful ornaments double as a healthy appetizer or dessert and will be a hit with your guests.
December 16, 2014Balance holiday food preparation with family time this year by turning food tasks into food traditions. And to help you get started, try our Chewy Spice Cookie recipe!
December 5, 2014Every kitchen needs a few essential tools to help prepare for successful cooking and baking.
November 18, 2014In the past month, many of my friends have been talking about how hard they find it to eat healthy at work. As you can imagine…my dietitian ears perked up.
November 10, 2014Every year we acknowledge Remembrance Day by wearing our poppies and giving a minute of silence for veterans who fought for Canada. We can also honour the soldiers by coming together over food and reflecting on their sacrifices.
November 4, 2014With the freezer full of juicy blackberries I picked when they were plump on the vine in September, I have now begun to search for local edible mushrooms.
October 21, 2014Halloween is always a spooktacular time for kids to dress up as their favourite character and make their way around the neighbourhood in search of treats. This year, why not try a new type of hauntingly thrilling give-away when trick-or-treaters come knocking?
October 14, 2014Want to know if food and drinks sold in BC public schools are healthy options for your kids? ‘The Checklist’ is a handy resource to ensure freshly made food and drinks sold in schools are healthier choices.
September 30, 2014Nothing warms you up quite like homemade soup, stew or chilli. Try these five healthy recipes to keep you and the family warm all autumn long.