Canada Food

How To Celebrate National Pretzel Day

BiteMeMore.com | Posted 04.26.2017 | Canada Living
BiteMeMore.com

Get ready to celebrate good dough with these 5 creative pretzel recipes! From hot dogs to milkshakes, who knew your little pretzels could be so versatile? They can turn any regular dish into a tasty treat and they add a delightful crunch.

The Truth About Nutrition Claims On Packaged Foods

Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre | Posted 04.21.2017 | Canada Living
Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre

You've probably noticed nutrition claims on packaged foods when you've gone grocery shopping. Boxes, cartons, cans and bags filled with some of our favourite foods all seem to be screaming "fat free," "low sodium," or "light."

Reducing Food Waste Can Help Save The Environment

Ontario Association of Food Banks | Posted 04.13.2017 | Canada Living
Ontario Association of Food Banks

With Earth Day just around the corner, it's a great time to talk about how we can increase our efforts to better care for our planet. Climate change is one of the great challenges of our time, and how we deal with this problem will define our future as a species.

From The Mountains To Manhattan: The Journey Of A Truffle Heiress

Tamara Griffiths | Posted 04.13.2017 | Canada
Tamara Griffiths

What is it like to be born into one of the most well known truffle cultivating families in Italy? I spoke with Vanda Angellozzi, 26 years old and the...

6 Drool-Worthy Recipes For Grilled Cheese Month

BiteMeMore.com | Posted 04.10.2017 | Canada Living
BiteMeMore.com

Whoever said good things come in twos never tasted the delicious goodness of Grilled Cheese. We believe 3 is the magic number, as bread grilled to golden perfection, melted butter, and ooey-gooey cheese combine to make the ultimate and glorious dish known as Grilled Cheese! And what better to celebrate this superb classic than on Grilled Cheese Month?

Celebrate Mac N' Cheese Week With These Ooey-Gooey Recipes

BiteMeMore.com | Posted 04.05.2017 | Canada Living
BiteMeMore.com

Brace yourselves...it's mac n' cheese week and you're in for the CHEESIEST treat ever! As devoted Carbdashians and cheese lovers, we have a special place for this ultimate comfort food. All it takes is one spoonful to instantly bring us back to our childhood.

#FoodPorn Is Changing The Way Millennials Eat

Deepi Harish | Posted 03.28.2017 | Canada Living
Deepi Harish

Young people are obsessed with colours, food is colourful, which means it creates great still shots. Millennials aren't obsessed with food as much as they are taking pictures of it for social engagement. Since smartphone owners and purchasers of photo editing apps and filters are still dominated by youngins, it's almost impossible for this generation to not be able to take salivating photos, upload them to social media and connect with the rest of the world. Social media is changing the way they eat, maybe even the way we non-millennials eat.

A Bit Of Spring Cleaning Around The Kitchen Can Tidy Up Your Diet

Jane Dummer | Posted 03.20.2017 | Canada Living
Jane Dummer

Have you started your spring cleaning yet? This is the perfect opportunity to set aside time to clean up both your kitchen and your diet. Here are some easy ideas to declutter, get organized, and re-energize with nutrient-dense healthy choices to keep you in tip-top shape this spring.

How I Beat Stress (Plus 14 Recipes To Help Boost Your Mood)

Shahzadi Devje | Posted 03.13.2017 | Canada Living
Shahzadi Devje

I found myself struggling, and could not get off the hamster wheel. This is familiar territory for anyone grappling with stress. And am not talking about the good stress -- a type of mild stress that can inspire you to achieve a given task or goal. Am referring to its evil twin; the one that drags you down.

4 Tips To Eat Well And Feel Great

Nema McGlynn | Posted 03.01.2017 | Canada Living
Nema McGlynn

Even though these so-called "aphrodisiacs" fall short on proof of sexual pleasure, they do contain nutrients that can help your body function better. And when your body is functioning well, chances are you'll be feeling a whole lot sexier!

How To Colour Your Baked Goods Naturally

Deepi Harish | Posted 02.24.2017 | Canada Living
Deepi Harish

So much of what we eat is done with our eyes first. We want our food to look like the flavours that best represent them. With so many naturally beautiful coloured foods available to us, it's not difficult to create our own food colouring without powdering bugs.

If You Hate Pineapple On Pizza, You Hate Canada (Sorry, Not Sorry)

Joshua Ostroff | Posted 02.22.2017 | Canada Living
Joshua Ostroff

Iceland's President Guðni Th. Jóhannesson told a group of high school students that he was "fundamentally opposed" to pineapple on pizza. Well, President Not-Björk, I would not want to live in a country where the elected leader prefers seafood over pineapple on pizza.

The Food Bank Will Always Be Part Of My Family Story

Matthew Ryan Smith | Posted 02.08.2017 | Canada Living
Matthew Ryan Smith

We didn't want charity, especially when we needed it the most. Yet it was the blind kindness of strangers that made the toughest of times a little less daunting. A full belly was one of our first steps towards a fuller life. What was once a source of shame for my family is now an important part of our story.

It Isn't Health Canada's Job To Put A Positive Spin On GMOs

Rachel Parent | Posted 02.07.2017 | Canada Politics
Rachel Parent

GMOs have the potential to irreversibly alter the genetic core of the food supply. It is very worrying that Health Canada seems more concerned about jumping on the industry bandwagon by trying to convince the unwilling public about the perceived benefits of GMOs than actually carrying out its own safety studies.

10 Ways We Can Create A Healthy And Fair Food System In Canada

Community Food Centres Canada | Posted 02.01.2017 | Canada Living
Community Food Centres Canada

On the food and income front, 2017 can provide great opportunities to build on the progress we made last year -- from growing support for a basic income, to the announcement of a healthy eating strategy and poverty reduction strategies.

On-Demand Apps And Food Can Make An Unhealthy Pairing

Ryan Spong | Posted 01.31.2017 | Canada Living
Ryan Spong

The availability of these instant solutions have shifted not just our lifestyles, but our very decision making processes. With all of the luxuries and conveniences on-demand tools provide, they can be an unhealthy pairing when it comes to food.

Ditch Takeout And Dive Into These Chinese New Year Recipes Instead

BiteMeMore.com | Posted 01.27.2017 | Canada Living
BiteMeMore.com

Kung Hei Fat Choi! The Chinese New Year is the most important holiday in Chinese culture, celebrated with traditional decorations, family reunions, fireworks and, of course, delicious feasts.

Go Green This Winter With An Edible Indoor Garden

Jane Dummer | Posted 01.16.2017 | Canada Living
Jane Dummer

Just because a blanket of snow covers the ground doesn't mean you have to stop gardening this winter. I've brought my love for gardening inside with an indoor edible garden. There are many herbs, vegetables, fruits and edible plants you can easily grow indoors. They are just like us -- they need water, air, nutrients and light to flourish.

Expert Advice On How To Boost Winter Immunity

Christine E. Laprade | Posted 01.09.2017 | Canada Living
Christine E. Laprade

If you spend a lot of time on social media or watching reality shows, you might have heard of a high profile doctor or seen some posh black or gold caddies in some for your wellness feeds.

A Look At Where Our Exotic Produce Comes From

Amanda Orlando | Posted 01.09.2017 | Canada Living
Amanda Orlando

You know the mesh bags of avocados, oranges, and lemons you see at the grocery store? Those are bagged to reduce how many times the fruit is touched by the consumer. All it takes is one sick person to sort through the lemon bin to spread germs and potentially transmit illness.

Kellie Leitch's Divisive Values Are Not Who We Are

Brent Preston | Posted 12.23.2016 | Canada Politics
Brent Preston

Conservative leadership hopeful Kellie Leitch started doing crazy things like praising Donald Trump, or threatening to dismantle the CBC, or talking about "Canadian values" in a way that everyone recognized as overtly racist and xenophobic. That's not what our community is about. That's not who we are.

Choose Joy By Choosing To Exercise

Kathleen Trotter | Posted 12.16.2016 | Canada Living
Kathleen Trotter

I stay on my fitness horse by reminding myself that movement is a privilege and that the future Me will ALWAYS be happier if I move. The understanding that exercise positively affects my mood has informed my entire fitness philosophy. In fact, improving my mood is typically the primary reason I train.

Forget Sugar-Coated Santa, Meet Sustainable Santa

Rachel Parent | Posted 12.12.2016 | Canada Impact
Rachel Parent

The story of Santa Claus, his elves and the giving of gifts has graced our lives for hundreds of years. It is more than just the story of a jolly old man on a quest to give gifts to every child in the world. It's a lesson about generosity and kindness.

I Listened To The Stories Of Those Impacted By Monsanto's Greed

Rachel Parent | Posted 12.06.2016 | Canada Living
Rachel Parent

It was a chance to hear from some of the many victims of Monsanto and how that company has affected every level of our lives: from the food we put into our bodies and the issues associated with genetically modified organisms (GMOs) and the glyphosate-based herbicide Roundup, to the adverse impacts its corporate greed has on poverty and food security.

Columbus Ohio City Wellness Guide

Christine E. Laprade | Posted 11.30.2016 | Canada
Christine E. Laprade

Ohio has been making headlines recently. I was in town last month for my very first time and I can't believe how little publicity Columbus is getting,...