September 30, 2015Winter squash season is here. The weather is getting cooler and it’s time to add hearty roasted squash and squash-based soups, casseroles and custards to the family menu. From small to large, from green to gold. Here’s your guide on making the most of this seasonal delight.
They're red, yellow, green but oh so much more than a rainbow of colours. Vegetables and fruit are jam-packed with nutrients and are important for every diet. Make them a main part of your healthy eating habits.
September 29, 2015Winter squash come in a dazzling number of varieties. They vary widely in size, colour, shape and flavour. Learn all about the colourful squash making appearances at local grocery stores and farmer’s market.
September 22, 2015The bells have rung to start a new school year and kids across British Columbia have since been settling in. If you’re a parent you may be wondering how your children are adjusting to being back in class. Are they making friends? Have they signed up for any extracurricular activities? Do they feel comfortable and supported? These are all important questions to ask because students with a sense of belonging and connectedness to their school environment are more likely to do better academically and be healthier.
August 18, 2015It’s no secret that eating vegetables and fruit does a body good. So why do men eat so much less of these foods than women? Here’s some of what the research says and how small changes can add up.
August 4, 2015Slimy spinach and mushy cucumbers don’t exactly inspire you to eat a salad. Here are some tips to help make sure the produce you buy goes into your mouth and not the compost.
June 16, 2015Picking wild berries can be a powerful act. A tradition that brings together the old and young. One with the power to connect people with each other and the land. Oh, and it’s also delicious!
June 2, 2015My mom is a nutrition savvy senior who likes to keep up-to-date with nutrition trends and new food products. She and her friends are always looking for ways to eat well. Here are tips my mom uses to help her shop and plan healthy meals and snacks.
May 26, 2015It’s time to awaken your senses! Get ready for some hands-on work as you enter the produce section of your local grocery store. This short guide will help you to pick the tastiest fruit.
May 12, 2015The psychology of eating offers insight into how to pack in more healthy options every day. Find out how to use psychology to your healthy eating advantage.
April 28, 2015Spring is in the air and fresh vegetables and fruit are on the menu. You might be wondering: to juice or not to juice? Here’s the juice on the health claims about juicing.