Health & Wellness

7 Tips for Making Smoothies Part of Your Daily Routine
According to Pat Crocker, author of The Smoothies Bible, 2nd Ed., a nutritious diet includes protein, carbohydrates, fat, vitamins, minerals, enzymes, phytochemicals, fiber and water in proportions that promote growth and maintain healthy cells. It also includes ample quantities of vegetables and... More »
Pom Pom
Juicing plays a major role in ensuring a healthy diet by making it easier to consume the recommended 5-8 daily servings of fruits and vegetables. One large glass of pure, raw, fresh juice per day will help improve the immune system, increase energy, strengthen bones, clear skin and lower the risk... More »
Juice your way to more fruit/veggies!
 With juice bars and “elixir cafés” springing up in cities throughout North America, it might be tempting to think that juicing is a new trend. But it’s really just the latest manifestation of a centuries-old health practice. And in this new age of genetically modified, over-refined, chemical-... More »
Strawberry Sparkle
Looking to add a little more fruit into your life this summer? Try this...your body will thank you! More »
White Beans with Orzo and Feta (vegetarian)
This is a quintessential Mediterranean combination — simple vegetarian fare that’s both healthy and hearty. It’s perfect for a long weekend, a potluck buffet, a bridal shower, or a simple (and healthy) weeknight supper. The oil-cured black olives add a real punch of flavor. More »
Kale and Orange Salad (FODMAP-friendly, vegan)
The good news is that a low-FODMAP diet need not be devoid of all sugars and/or carbs. And you get to eat delicious recipes like this... More »
Kaleidoscope Salad
This wonderfully healthy salad kick-starts your senses with its curly, colorful, ever-changing textures, sweet and savory flavors and delectable crunchy topping. More »
Green Bean, Pecan and Pomegranate Salad (Vegan)
Fast, easy and great tasting, this salad can step in as an appetizer or side dish. Serve it with whole grains for a light lunch or as a delicious summer side dish. More »
Watermelon, Feta and 
Arugula Salad
This salad is one of our all-time favorite recipes. Not only is it super-easy to prepare, but the combination of watermelon and feta, with a hint of fresh mint, makes it a wonderfully refreshing summer meal! More »
Hearts of Palm Salad
An original and delicious salad recipe from The Best 30-Minute Vegetarian Recipes by Marie-Claude Morin. The hearts of palm are at their best in this delectable and healthy salad, perfect for summer. More »
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