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Christmas tips

Posted by skl on 2012-12-19 14:12

Over the Christmas holidays, it can be a real challenge to make healthy choices. After all, December is filled with social gatherings, celebrations, cultural traditions and all the food that goes with them. A little indulgence is OK,...

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Holiday cooking with kids

Posted by alegendre on 2012-12-17 11:44

Every family has its own special holiday traditions. One of our favourites is baking cookies using a variety of cookie cutters, some of which were purchased during family vacations while others were used by my husband when he was a...

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Posted by sfoisy on 2012-12-14 10:26

Ok, so this is like your 10th party in a row and you wish you never see a shrimp roll ever again. ‘Tis the season for holiday parties! Ho Ho ho..or more like no, no no.  Weight gains of a few pounds are common...

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Healthy Holiday tips for you and your family

Posted by cdombrow on 2012-12-13 15:04

This time of year — and actually all year round — it is best to stock your cupboards and...

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Happy Hanukkah! Celebrating the Festival of Light (but certainly not lite!)

Posted by jweinfeld on 2012-12-12 11:05

On Hanukkah, we celebrate the miracle of how a small amount of oil, enough to light the temple for only one day burned brightly for eight days and nights. To commemorate this, we eat plenty of fried foods and sweets. Between the...

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Christmas snacks for kids

Posted by JulieLau on 2012-12-7 11:59

Christmas is always a fun time to make snacks and goodies with my son. We’ve been doing this since he was old enough to stand on a chair and reach the kitchen counter. So this year, I was trying to think of fun but healthier...

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Cooking for One or Two

Posted by cdombrow on 2012-12-6 9:38

I now find myself in the situation that most nights there are only two of us for dinner. My kids are grown and now have their own homes so when they come to visit, we have seven for dinner but the norm is just...

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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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