Health & Wellness

To Buy Organic or Not to Buy Organic?
“The Dirty Dozen”The 12 fruits and vegetables containing the most pesticide residue, from most to least, are:• peaches• apples• bell peppers• celery• nectarines• strawberries• cherries• lettuce• grapes (imported from outside the U.S.) Versus “The Consistently Clean”The 12 least... More »
Blender Breakfast
A quick nutritious drink, loaded with the delicious flavours of summer (use frozen berries during colder seasons). Perfect for both kids and adults, and terrific any time of day any time of year - especially those chaotic, 'can anything else go wrong' mornings! More »
Easy Ways to Add More Fruits & Vegetables Into Your Diet
 Camilla Saulsbury,  fitness expert and author of 5 Easy Steps to Healthy Cooking, offers easy ways to add more fruits and vegetables into your diet and busy schedule: Step 2: Eat Mostly Vegetable- and Fruit-Based Foods  • Keep ready-to-eat raw vegetables handy in a clear container... More »
Strawberry Açai (juicing)
Sweet strawberries and tart orange perfectly balance the mild-tasting Swiss chard in this yummy smoothie, and açai raises its nutritional value to a new level (see Juice Guru’s Tip). Swiss chard delivers an abundance of provitamins A and K, potassium, and decent amounts of vitamin C, magnesium and... More »
Strawberry Sparkle
Looking to add a little more fruit into your life this summer? Try this...your body (and your taste-buds) will thank you! More »
Strawberry Rehydration Water
This makes a refreshing drink in the summer and after exercising, as it replenishes electrolytes. Drink within 10 hours of making. More »
Men Need to Take Care Too
 Men Need to Take Care of Their Skin Too  Modern men have discovered that caring for their bodies is good for their health and their confidence. It can also keep them looking great as they age. Traditionally, men had no idea what type of skin they had or which shampoo worked best on... More »
Thai Fish en Papillote (kid-fav)
We invite you to eat better, to get into the kitchen and teach your kids about food and cooking, and to nourish your entire family with delicious and healthy meals... More »
Pan-Roasted Trout with Fresh Tomato Basil Sauce (diabetes-friendly)
Here’s a simplified cooking method for trout. It’s served with a vibrant fresh tomato topping that is more popularly associated with bruschetta. More »
Salmon and Veggies
Here's a colorful, kid-sized recipe that's packed with nutrition and is perfect for busy weeknights! More »
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