“Okay. Summer time is here and I love BBQ. Healthy and tasty ideas please. Thank you” says Enlightened Eater Facebook fan Donald Stokes. I’m with you, Donald, both in terms ...
Candy is still candy- no matter what colour it is While some candy companies are ignoring the research on artificial food colours, others, like the Dare Foods, are using parental concerns to healthwash their products. It’s not the first time I’ve written about Dare and their attempts to healthwash their candy (RealFruit Gummies Mango with […]
Exploring the world of brilliant colours can indeed be creative fun for children. Eating these colours, though, is another matter entirely. Science is showing that, for a vulnerable group of children, artificial food colours are linked to various adverse effects including hyperactivity. When you look back at the history of food, the popularity of artificial […]
If you love avocados as I do, you likely want to enjoy them regularly. But here’s the problem: if you stick to portions such as a quarter of an avocado, you want to be able to store them without their turning into brown fruits (which aren’t so appetizing). You’ve likely tried all kinds of […]
Why does it seem as though our governments prefer to opt for the financial health of food companies and restaurants over the physical health of its citizens? We’ve seen it happen repeatedly with the federal government in Ottawa as over and over again they have rejected the opinions of the experts on key issues such […]
Cocoa is food for thought If you’re familiar with my philosophy, you know I’m not an extremist but there are times when I simply don’t understand why we just can’t enjoy what nature provides to us. Case in point: cocoa. Yes, natural cocoa has a slight bitter edge to it and it’s not as dark […]