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How much food are you wasting?

Posted by cdombrow on 2012-11-21 14:30

Can you believe that as Canadians we waste approximately 40 per cent of our food or an estimated $27 billion worth each year and of this just over half (51%) is coming from homes like yours and mine. Struggling with the cost of food?...

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From freezer to feast

Posted by skl on 2012-11-21 14:05

Big-batch cooking and freezing foods are so rewarding! A healthy meal can be on the table and enjoyed in a short time if you’ve already done the preparation and put in the effort ahead of...

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Cooking healthy all year long

Posted by HealthCheck on 2012-11-19 12:02

Nothing makes finding a great new recipe easier than simply glancing at the wall; that is if you have our Healthy Living Calendar 2013 hanging up there! Our popular calendar is back for an encore. This year, we decided to...

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20 small changes to a healthier you

Posted by alegendre on 2012-11-14 12:52

When I do personal counseling, I am always amazed by the differences in attitude in people. Some people, who would be considered healthy by most, are eager to make some positive changes to their almost-perfect diet, whereas others,...

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Cooking with fall vegetables

Posted by alegendre on 2012-11-7 12:21

As you may have heard me say before, fall is my favourite season!  It didn’t used to be, but the...

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What to do with all the candy?

Posted by alegendre on 2012-11-5 9:21

Halloween is so much fun for the kids; all the dressing up, the special activities at school, the trick-or-treating, the special scary movies.  And I have to admit that I enjoy it probably just as much as they do!  And as...

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Tips for a healthy Halloween

Posted by sfoisy on 2012-10-24 9:59

As a dietitian I want to offer healthy treats to the kids that come around for Halloween. Each year brings on an argument between my husband and me about what to give away. He says chocolate and I say raisins, to which he replies...

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Going nuts for nut-free snacks

Posted by alegendre on 2012-10-23 14:29

My first child started school this year. This, of course, meant that I would now need to pack healthy lunches...

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Comfort food the healthy way

Posted by skl on 2012-10-16 15:17

Thanksgiving weekend is over but it kicked off the start of fall cooking and loading the...

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Make your Thanksgiving Healthy

Posted by alegendre on 2012-10-5 8:32

As a health-conscious cook and passionate eater, I've always loved Thanksgiving. It is a holiday that is centered around family, friends and food. The turkey, the stuffing, the cranberry sauce, all the seasonal veggies on the...

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