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Healthy gourmet dinner for $13 per person

Posted by cdombrow on 2011-05-10 7:43

I had the pleasure of traveling to Montreal with Anne Lindsay to cook dinner for a lovely family in Deux-Montagnes, Quebec at the end of April. ...

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Healthy ideas for picky eaters

Posted by skl on 2011-05-5 15:20

Many of us try to feed ourselves and family well with healthy meals and snacks most of the time.  Of course, there are special occasions and other times when circumstances make it harder to make a healthy choice.    But when you are...

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Extremely good news for anyone looking for a healthy meal on the go

Posted by Katie jessop on 2011-05-3 8:25

Extreme Pita has just launched its new menu across Canada – including two adult and four kid sized pitas that meet the Health Check nutrient criteria. What is more, they have produced a nice big nutrition info poster that is prominently displayed...

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A three foot opportunity

Posted by HealthCheck on 2011-04-28 11:33

It was surprising to learn last weekend on the ever informative and interesting Age Of Persuasion on CBC Radio that there is a difference between a consumer and a shopper. Advertisers can do all manner...

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Healthy Celebrating for Easter and Passover

Posted by cdombrow on 2011-04-18 7:35

It is the time of the year when many of us are either celebrating Easter or Passover.  Food plays a big part in both holidays and always challenges us in terms of trying to keep our diets healthy.

We have just added a

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Sports snacks – from treats to fuel

Posted by Katie jessop on 2011-04-12 15:28

This year for the first time ever I volunteered to coach our local school swim team.  I am an avid swimmer so it seemed like a good idea.  Little did I know that I was wading into the battleground of sports snacks.  What are sports...

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Ready, Seed, Eat!

Posted by skl on 2011-04-11 8:08

It’s officially Spring and that has me thinking of gardening. Even though I don’t have much of a green thumb, this year I’m going to try my hand at container gardening. There are tons of resources to help me determine what vegetables...

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Health Check restaurant program growing in Alberta

Posted by skl on 2011-04-6 10:33

The Health Check Alberta Restaurant Program launched in Alberta in April, 2009 and now has a couple of unique restaurants enrolled in the program.  As program manager it’s  been a real pleasure and learning experience working with...

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Breakfast - don't leave home without it

Posted by cdombrow on 2011-04-4 10:08

Breakfast is the most important meal of the day. A healthy breakfast refuels your body and gives you a good start to the day and provides important nutrients that you might otherwise miss out on. A healthy breakfast includes at least three of the four...

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More Healthy Products in the Grocery Stores

Posted by skl on 2011-03-29 8:51

Have you noticed some of the great new and healthy food products in the grocery store?    We’ve seen a broad range of products with healthier nutrient profiles in the last few years including more whole grain, low fat, low...

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Recipe of the Week

Roasted Vegetable Buns with Spicy Spread

Tips of the Week

Include plain frozen and canned fruit and veggies with reduced sodium and sugar in your winter diet.

Question of the Week

Are frozen and canned fruit and veggies a good alternative to fresh produce?