How does your garden grow? Much better with little hands

It certainly was a long winter and judging by seeds sales, many of us are anxious to get outdoors and enjoy nature. As most of us are still sticking pretty ...

Don’t fear food! We have enough on our table

  I don’t know about you but I’ve had it with the fearmongering around food. And I’ve really had it with groups that have a hidden agenda. One such group ...

What’s fishy about the latest seafood study?

You’re not alone if hearing various news reports about scientific studies leaves you confused – or you could end up simply being misinformed. You might think that if the research ...


Pan Seared Steelhead with Pulses, Berries, Almonds Salad

  This amazing-looking dish from Canola Eat Well and chef Ned Bell ...

Chopped Salad with Miso Dressing

Salads can be wonderfully versatile. You can put together a host of ...

“Everything Green” Chickpea Salad

Here’s a simple recipe you can make in a flash and help ...

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It’s all about YOU!

It’s March again. It’s always been March. It will always be March. Hasn’t it felt like that thanks to the pandemic? But it really is March and it is Dietitians of Canada’s Nutrition Month. The theme this year is Good for You – Dietitians help You find Your Healthy. In other words, it’s about YOU […]

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Vegetarian Barley Moussaka

Each month the Oldways Whole Grains Council features a different whole grain on their website, including information on its health benefits, cooking tips and recipes, historical/cultural facts, and more. Barley, one of my personal favourites, is this month’s pick. I love its chewy texture, in all kinds of dishes from soups and salads to risotto […]

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Spinach Polenta with Mushrooms, Leek and Poached Egg

Baby, it’s cold outside. Really cold and snowy too. Yes, comfort food is definitely called for. Here’s a recipe from Mushrooms Canada and the Egg Farmers of Canada that certainly fits the bill. While polenta does take time to cook, it’s worth the wait  – comfort food at its best! Look for whole grain cornmeal […]

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Should you be wary of eating eggs again?

When it comes to the pros and cons of eating eggs, do you feel like you have whiplash? If so, you’re not alone. It seems that on a regular basis, scientific research is published which shows that eggs can either kill you or offer a host of nutrients. New research just published shows that eating […]

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Are you on the See Food Diet?

No, I have not made a spelling mistake. I’m not talking about an eating regime focussed on fish and seafood. I’m talking about the food in your home, especially nowadays as you’re likely spending much more time in your home and likely, also in your kitchen. If you’re complaining about not eating well or having […]

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Pandemic fuelling rise in eating disorders- Here are a few tips on what to look out for

  Life as we’ve known it has not been the same for almost a year. The pandemic has disrupted school, work -basically all of our routines while, at the same time, we’re socially isolated. As a result, many of our kids are in trouble: mental health issues among this age group are soaring. According to […]

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5 reasons to eat onions & Pickled Onion recipe

Onions, onions, la la la. Onions, onions, ha ha ha Root toot doodle-ee-oot doot doo doot Onions, onions, la la la. Onions, onions, ha ha ha Yes, I do love onions. The song is not my favourite but watch out as it can become an earworm. Onions are indeed deserving of a change in status. […]

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New Year, New You? Hell no!

Yes, it’s that time of year when we make New Year’s resolutions – but enough is enough. You don’t need a new you. While resolving to make change can be great, that doesn’t mean you should not value who you are now. According to the emails and press releases I’ve received over the past few […]

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