Canadian Food and Drinks

The Week in Review: Of feasting, fasting, and fiddleheads

Marni Soupcoff | Posted 05.23.2013 | Canada
Marni Soupcoff

This week, we welcomed in spring, which led to anticipation of sunny afternoons spent sipping smoothies in the park. But our HuffPost living team warned us that our smoothie might not be too healthy unless we make it at home (store-bought means more sugar and less protein). Just don't go overboard with the food-watching. As nutritionist Rose Reisman also pointed out this week, taking the restriction of food too far tends to lead to psychological and physiological hoarding of fat and calories as soon as the deprivation is over -- which sounds like an even worse game plan than not watching what you eat at all.

50 Of The Most 'Canadian' Foods: It's Not Just Bacon And Maple Syrup

The Huffington Post Canada | Arti Patel and Claire Sibonney | Posted 03.06.2014 | Canada Living

When people think of Canadian cuisine, sometimes it's hard to get past the stereotypes of crispy bacon and sweet maple syrup — believe it or not, we...