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!
May 10, 2016Did you know that eating potassium-rich foods can help to lower your blood pressure? Read about the important role of potassium in lowering blood pressure and learn how to add these foods to your meals.
December 1, 2015I have a sporadic relationship with my slow cooker. I can completely forget about it for months on end and then something will remind me of it (usually a co-worker’s great looking lunch), I’ll dust it off and be back in love.Using my slow cooker reminds me of its many benefits. First off, they’re fairly inexpensive to buy and cheap to use (they use less electricity than an oven). They’re great for developing flavours in recipes and tenderizing less expensive cuts of meat. Many recipes take little effort and when you get home you’re greeted with the smell of supper ready and waiting for you.
October 20, 2015The results are in. Here’s the winning recipe for the Fall soup and stew cook-off!
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.
July 21, 2015Looking for a simple, delicious summertime meal idea? Kebabs are a great meal choice for busy weeknights and perfect for entertaining friends.
June 30, 2015Warm summer days always remind me of fresh cut grass, family barbeques and beach outings. With all those activities it’s no surprise that healthy eating can sometimes take a back seat. You’re likely spending less time indoors (which is a good thing!), planning, preparing, and cooking meals. And really…Who can turn down the outdoor barbeques and gatherings of family and friends?!
June 9, 2015Become THE ultimate Muffin Master with this recipe you can whip up any morning, even when you're in a hurry. A low sugar, high protein breakfast that will give you long-lasting energy and tame sugar cravings. What more could you ask for from a muffin?
March 10, 2015Are you training for a spring running event? Follow these healthy eating and drinking tips to be at your best. On your marks…set…GO!
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.