Food and Nutrition

Three small tips to save big on organic

Jun 22nd, 2018 | By

(NC) One popular misconception about organic foods is that making the switch is costly. But just like buying any groceries, you can save by being a savvy shopper. To reap the benefits while staying on a budget, here are three cost-effective tips. Buy in season. Fruits and vegetables are at their peak in terms of taste
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Grill time

Jun 22nd, 2018 | By

Try this flavourful pork dish for your next barbecue Looking for that perfect cut of meat to serve at your next outdoor party? This delicious recipe features a pork loin roast made with classic maple and apple flavours. “Maple and miso are a real power couple when it comes to the marriage of sweet and
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Health benefits of eating more beans

Apr 13th, 2018 | By

When you hear “superfood,” you may think avocados, blueberries or kale. But something you need to add to the list is beans, one of the most nourishing foods available. They’re an excellent energy source and can help fight cancer and heart disease. Learn more about the health benefits of versatile beans: Protein. When matched with
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Sweeten up your life with beans

Jan 26th, 2018 | By

You know you should eat more beans, but you’d rather save room for dessert. With this delectable bean pudding with butterscotch sauce from the Ontario Bean Growers you can do both. Sweetening the deal is that it contains 10g of protein and 4.7g of fibre per serving. Bean Pudding with Butterscotch Sauce Prep time: 20
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Celebrate Heart Month with healthy habits

Jan 26th, 2018 | By

Many risk factors for heart disease and stroke are in your control, including diet. With February being Heart Month, consider the following ways to help keep your heart healthy: Maintain a healthy weight. Keeping your weight in check isn’t easy, but the payoff to your heart is worth it. Managing your weight through diet and
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Holiday entertaining

Dec 14th, 2017 | By

Chocolate Orange Brioche Bread Pudding Every year, there is always one hero recipe that leaves your guests craving for more. This holiday, whip up this rich and delicious brioche pudding that features a soft and buttery sweet loaf made in France that is hand-braided before baking for European-style flavour and flair. “Toasting the brioche in
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Recipes

Oct 13th, 2017 | By

Mushrooms, the perfect ingredient from breakfast to dinner (NC) Fresh mushrooms are delicious and versatile, making it easy to add them to breakfast, lunch and dinner. Their rich, earthy flavour and meaty texture can add another level to your homemade dishes. Why not try them? A great way to start the day is with a
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Want to feed your family something that is delicious, nutritious and sustainable? Try wild seafood

Sep 14th, 2017 | By

(NC) Wild seafood is a renewable resource that requires minimal freshwater to produce, emits little carbon dioxide, uses no arable land, and produces a lean protein at a cost-per-pound that is lower than other animal proteins. Seafood is also rich in nutrients and filled with healthy omega-3 fats. Omega-3 can help lower the risk of
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Non-traditional grilling ideas

Aug 11th, 2017 | By

Grill up a decadent dessert for breakfast When cooking up a storm on the grill this summer, don’t limit yourself to traditional burgers and sausages. Think outside the box with the endless possibilities for family barbecues (you can even barbecue in the morning), like this mouth-watering grilled peach, apricot and sweet ricotta layered “bread pudding.”
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Celebrate Canada’s 150th on your family’s dinner plate

Jul 13th, 2017 | By

As you celebrate our special anniversary year, don’t miss the amazing foods we have to offer. Here Lynn Crawford, one of Canada’s most iconic chefs, shares some of the food trends she’s currently seeing in our 150th year. Canadian-international fusion: From far and wide, our multicultural mosaic means infusing Canadian favourites with international flavours. “Earlier
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