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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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Fueling up for a day hike

Posted by JulieLau on 2012-06-18 14:01

The warm weather is here and for some of us, that means heading out into the beautiful hills and mountains around us and making our way to a spectacular viewpoint.

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Tips for healthy dining out over the holidays

Posted by JulieLau on 2011-12-19 16:28

The Christmas season is one of the favourite times of the year for friends and families to get together for meals and sharing of food.

While most holiday feasts happen at home, some of us head out to restaurants for a break from cooking during...

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Americans talk skinny but eat fat

Posted by JulieLau on 2011-10-17 9:02

I read this in USA Today which describes “while 47 percent of Americans say they'd like restaurants to offer healthier items like salads and baked potatoes, only 23 percent tend to order those foods, according to a survey last year by food...

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Health Check welcomes quick service Asian chain Wok Box

Posted by JulieLau on 2011-05-13 8:08

I am happy to say that we now have an Asian restaurant chain that offers a Health Check menu – four items including one on the kids’ menu. 

That is good news indeed since my son really likes the Dragon Chicken with...

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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?