Health & Wellness

Eat Healthier All Year Long!
THE VEGETARIAN KITCHEN TABLE COOKBOOK 275 Delicious Recipes A wonderful collection of varied and tempting recipes intended not only for vegetarians but for anyone who simply enjoys good eating. The inspiration behind this outstanding vegetarian cookbook was the authors’ desire to share... More »
March is Nutrition Month!
 Fabulous recipes, good health, and knowing families who prepare and eat meals together have healthier eating habits, are just three (of many) terrific reasons to celebrate Nutrition Month!Every year in March, Dietitians of Canada’s Nutrition Month campaign reminds us of the importance of... More »
Very Cherry Smoothie
Making smoothies with milk, yogurt, tofu or fortified soy milk is a good way to add bone-building calcium and protein to your diet during this busy March break. And, it makes a most refreshing 'pick-me-up' drink! More »
Fruit of Life
Are your kids health-nuts? Treat them to this delicious smoothie. There's no easier or faster way to boost their energy! More »
Handling Gluten-Free Flours and Starches
• Purchase flours and starches from reliable sources for consistent quality and to ensure that there is no risk from cross-contamination. Once you succeed with a particular product, either brand or quality, stick with it. • Store flours and starches in plastic containers rather than the bags... More »
Cinnamon Pineapple Creamsicle Smoothies (raw, vegan, gluten-free)
This sweet, tasty treat is full of flavors that will make you remember the days when you went running for the ice cream truck when you heard its bell. More »
Gluten-Free Shopping Tips
Celiac disease or not, here are some rules of thumb for healthy shopping from Alexandra Anca & Theresa Santandrea-Cull, authors of Complete Gluten-Free Diet & Nutrition Guide: 1.            Buy fresh food! What could be healthier... More »
Gluten-Free Living
Most people feel completely overwhelmed when they are diagnosed with gluten intolerance and/or celiac disease, since the only recognized therapy is a gluten-free diet. How do you steer absolutely clear of anything containing gluten and yet enjoy delicious food all at the same time? How do you learn... More »
How is Celiac Disease Diagnosed?
Author of Complete Gluten-Free Diet and Nutrition Guide and celiac expert, Alexandra Anca, says there are several ways to test for celiac disease including: EndoscopyTo take a biopsy of the small intestine, a gastroenterologist will perform an endoscopy, using intravenous sedation. These... More »
Benefits of Eating Gluten-Free Whole Grains
Author of The Complete Gluten-Free Whole Grains Cookbook, Judith Filayson, believes there is absolutely no reason why people should be denied the benefits of eating whole grains just because they can’t tolerate gluten. There are many delicious gluten-free whole grains, from amaranth to wild rice,... More »
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