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What to take for your next picnic?

Posted by alegendre on 2012-06-12 9:47

The sun, grass and flowers have finally come out of hibernation and I can’t think of a better way to celebrate it than by having a picnic with family and friends on a sunny afternoon. Unfortunately, some traditional picnic...

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Isn’t salad already healthy?

Posted by sfoisy on 2012-06-1 8:25

Whenever I think of summer, I think of salads and lighter main courses due to the heat. Many of you are probably the same.  But salads may not be as healthy as you think. Being a dietitian and working with restaurants, I am...

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Dairy: Milking it for what it’s worth!

Posted by jweinfeld on 2012-05-29 8:22

Few mornings go by that I don’t wake up and have a bowl of cereal with milk (the exception being when I visit Montreal - I can’t resist those bagels!). Dairy products are a big part of my diet; I eat a lot of...

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Spring Tonic – A Herbalicious Helping Year-Round

Posted by skl on 2012-05-25 14:41

Spring heralds new beginnings, warmer temperatures and longer days; it’s my favourite season for these reasons and more. For me, it’s also the time to plant the herb garden! This year, we’ll have herb containers and...

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Cooking with Kids

Posted by alegendre on 2012-05-22 9:12

Getting your kids in the kitchen is a great way to spend time together.  It can be a wonderful learning experience and great opportunity to pass on or begin family traditions. Cooking with your kids will teach them about the...

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You can take that to the bank!

Posted by HealthCheck on 2012-05-15 9:10

Thousands of Canadians access food banks each month.   This is a significant number of Canadians who can benefit from healthy food options.

While fresh foods can be difficult to donate, there are...

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Happy Mother’s Day

Posted by cdombrow on 2012-05-11 13:30

To me, Mother’s Day is all about family; actually it is pretty...

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Grill it up!

Posted by sfoisy on 2012-05-8 14:55

The sun is almost shining regularly and I think it’s getting warmer every day now (fingers crossed!), which has given me inspiration to dust off my BBQ and organize myself for a season of grilling. Grilling is one of the...

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Restaurants quench thirst for nutrient information

Posted by HealthCheck on 2012-05-8 8:48

As of February 1, 2012, Health Check items at restaurants are accompanied by select nutrition information right on the menu or menu board. While the Health Check logo has been guiding Canadian diners towards...

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Dining out the healthy way

Posted by jweinfeld on 2012-05-7 8:21

I was very excited to write this blog post because I absolutely love going out for dinner and enjoying a nice meal out of the house, with no cleanup...

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