Healthy Cooking

Top 10 Nutritional Recommendations for Parents of Kids Ages 2-10
With your schedule as hectic as it is these days, your dietary needs often get pushed aside. But, what about your kids? Daina Kalnins and Joanne Saab, nutrition experts and authors of Better Food for Kids 2nd Ed., offer up 10 nutritional recommendations for parents of young children: 1) Whenever... More »
Blue Pear Smoothie
Smoothies are a fabulous way to consume your fruits and veggies! They also keep you going when you have a long day ahead. More »
Different Forms of Vegetarianism
The desire to eat healthily, the wish to ward off cardiovascular diseases brought on by a diet high in animal fats, and even respect for the environment are pushing more and more people to turn vegetarian, say Chefs Igor Brotto and Olivier Guiriec, authors of The Vegetarian Kitchen Table Cookbook.... More »
Juicing at Home
Guide explores nutritional and health benefits of juicing at homeBy: Judy Creighton, The Canadian Press08/21/2012 12:01 PM As baby boomers age, many of them are increasingly concerned about ways to achieve better health.“People are looking to staying fit and agile and as they age they have the... More »
News from Gluten-Free Experts Donna Washburn & Heather Butt
Our favorite bread and gluten-free experts, Donna Washburn and Heather Butt, dropped by to fill us in on what all they've been up to... "We have had a busy and most interesting winter. A highlight was the Gluten-Free Expo in Vancouver mid-January. We talked non-stop, over the 2 day event, with... More »
Five Facts About Children’s Overweight
According to Dr. Brian McCrindle and James G. Wengle, authors of Get a Healthy Weight for Your Child, the problem of children being overweight, even obese, has become headline news, discussed in homes, at schools, and among medical professionals. We have been cautioned that overweight children may... More »
Dietary strategies & delicious recipes to help manage inflammatory bowel disease
Good nutrition is a top priority for people living with Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis, and also for their families and friends, say Dr. A Hillary Steinhart, author of Crohn's & Colitis Diet Guide, 2nd Edition.Living with inflammitory bowel (IBD) disease may not be easy, but if you... More »
RawEssence: The Flavor of Our Mission
  Eating raw is part of a growing movement that advocatesa cuisine that is eco-friendly, meets all your nutritional needs, and is immensely satisfying and delicious.  RawEssence by David Cote & Mathiew Gallant is designed for all those who: •   love to discover new... More »
Nutrition for Our Best Friends... Our Dogs
After having watched the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show earlier this week, I started thinking about just how/what we feed our best (furry) friends. So, I thought I'd turn to Better Food for Dogs for a little advice:"Humans and canines have been closely conected throughout their mutual histories.... More »
Ten Tips for Good Nutrition During Pregnancy
1. Follow the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) MyPyramid Food Guide or Canada’s Food Guide to Healthy Eating for food choices and meal plans.2. Don’t be afraid to eat the recommended amount of calories for each trimester or to gain the recommended amount of weight.3. Continue taking a prenatal... More »
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