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Organic Week: October 15-22

Organic Week is coming to a town near you from October 15-22. Learn why this event is important and people across Canada are celebrating.What do zucchini races, breakfast challenges, and vineyard tour

Perfect pesto

Pesto has become a staple in every pasta lover’s kitchen. But pesto can dress up more than just pasta, providing an extra punch of flavour to soups, sandwiches, and even potatoes.Originating out of th

Quinoa to the rescue

Recently, quinoa has been launched into superfood stardom, and it’s no surprise why. Packed with protein and dietary fibre, quinoa is the foundation of a nutrition-packed meal.With obesity rates loomi

Eat more squash

Incorporate more squash into your meals this winter to up your antioxidant intake.As the weather cools and our barbecues are once again retired for the season, we turn to stove-top soups and stews and

4 creative ways to use leftover turkey

This year, skip the traditional post-Thanksgiving turkey soup and instead use your leftovers for some tasty (though unconventional) lunch and dinner concoctions.This year, skip the traditional post-Th

October is Non-GMO Month

Did you know that October is Non-GMO Month? Learn the problems with genetically modified foods, and how consumers and organizations are fighting back.Did you know that October is Non-GMO Month? Organi

5 tips for cooking for one

Cooking for one can be a daunting and even depressing task depending on the circumstances. However, the following tips are meant to make solo cooking a breeze.Cooking for one can be a daunting and eve

Spice up your life and boost your health with Indian spices

On top of boosting flavour, several Indian spices have also been shown to boost health, including turmeric, ginger, and fenugreek.Although Indian cuisine varies greatly depending on region, a common d

5 health-promoting reasons to eat cranberries

The health benefits of cranberries are plenty, including cancer protection, cavity prevention, and improved cholesterol.Thanksgiving may be behind us, but that doesn’t mean we can’t continue to reap t

Recent research gives new meaning to the term "sweet tooth"

A recent study from the Journal of Personality and Social Psychology suggests that those with a weakness for sweets are more likely to be sweet.A recent study from the Journal of Personality and Socia


Seaside Inspiration for the Home

/media/k2/items/cache/e9c724eeb5636d1c1c1a2c2e85d40377_L.jpgSeaside Inspiration for the HomeTrips to the beach are popular getaways - but if you can\'t get to the beach, you can bring it to your home.F

Kid-Friendly Projects Fuel Winter Family Fun

/media/k2/items/cache/2a14beb1aee2d71c6fecb12f25c690f7_L.jpgKid-Friendly Projects Fuel Winter Family FunColder temperatures mean more indoor time, making it a challenge to find activities that will ke

To Dye For Eggs

/media/k2/items/cache/398a8bc2e3f7f879ff0986359513be80_L.jpgTo Dye For EggsDon\'t hide your eggs, display them! Use this guide for the Pantone® colors of the season as well as dazzling design technique