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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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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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The Jewish New Year

Posted by cdombrow on 2012-09-13 14:34

Holidays and food always go together especially in the Jewish religion. Okay there is one exception which is Yom Kippur when Jewish people fast from sundown to sundown and spend the day in the synagogue. But we will talk about that...

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Happy Father’s Day

Posted by cdombrow on 2012-06-15 9:30

This Sunday is Father’s Day.  We now have double reason to celebrate this day...

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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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Dinner on a dime

Posted by cdombrow on 2012-04-23 9:44

What should I make for dinner? This is a constant question –  at least at my house. Now that there are just two of us for many dinners, the answer is becoming easier.  I am also getting smarter in terms of cooking...

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February is Heart Month

Posted by cdombrow on 2012-02-9 12:06

February is Heart Month.  What a terrific time to take advantage of a great resource being offered by the Heart and Stroke...

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Healthy New Year resolutions – tips to plan a physically active and nutritious year

Posted by cdombrow on 2011-12-28 10:23

A new year is a great time to sit down and think about some things that you would like to do differently this year.  Don’t be over-zealous; just pick 3 to 4 things that you want to do that will help make you healthier.  I am sure you...

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Holiday Dinner

Posted by cdombrow on 2011-12-22 10:41

So what is the menu going to be? How many people are coming? How much food do I need to buy? And how do I budget my wallet and my time so that I can enjoy the evening? Planning the menu impacts many of the issues raised when having company and...

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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?