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The Reasons To Love Sugar Go Beyond Sweetness

Christy Brissette, MSc, RD | Posted 05.09.2016 | Canada Living
Christy Brissette, MSc, RD

When most people think about sugar, sweetness is the first thing that comes to mind. Sure, sugar is often added to foods to make them taste good, and does it ever work. But sugar serves other purposes in the food supply, and some of them aren't so easily replaced.

5 Ways To Love Greek Yogurt Now

Abby Langer | Posted 05.09.2016 | Canada Living
Abby Langer

Greek yogurt is one of my kitchen staples. My husband actually makes fun of me because he sees me eat it every day, and he hears me recommend it to clients, in interviews, and to him, all the time. But Greek yogurt has a lot more going for it than just taste!

5 Mouthwatering Yogurt Dip Recipes

Huffington Post Canada | Huffington Post Canada Sponsored Feature | Posted 05.02.2016 | Canada Living

Yogurt dip recipes that satisfy a global palette

Yogurt Through The Years (INFOGRAPHIC)

Huffington Post Canada | Huffington Post Canada Sponsored Feature | Posted 04.26.2016 | Canada Living

How did yogurt become so popular? A look at the snack food's rise in fame

5 Yogurt Swaps That Will Change Your Life

Huffington Post Canada | Huffington Post Canada Sponsored Feature | Posted 04.18.2016 | Canada Living

Five yogurt swaps that can make dishes healthier while adding some great flavour to tried and true classics.

Cook Simply, Eat Healthily, Feel Good

Timi Gustafson, R.D. | Posted 04.11.2016 | Canada Living
Timi Gustafson, R.D.

Cooking is considered a chore by most people. Restaurant visits, take-outs, and frozen TV dinners are much more in keeping with our busy lifestyles. The downside to all this is that you have little control over the nutritional quality of food prepared by others.

Breakfast Bowl Recipes FTW!

The Huffington Post Canada | Huffington Post Sponsored Feature | Posted 04.13.2016 | Canada Living

Kick-start your morning with a breakfast bowl -- arguably Instagram’s most popular breakfast offering.

The Quick And Easy Way To Prepare Vegetables Ahead Of Time

Meghan Telpner | Posted 03.23.2016 | Canada Living
Meghan Telpner

Vegetable prep is a key step in living and eating your healthiest way possible. It takes a little time up front, but makes meal times much quicker with way less clean-up. It also results in far less food waste and we love that, a lot!

The 4 Best Health And Life Tips For The Insanely Busy

Dr. Alison Chen, ND | Posted 03.11.2016 | Canada Living
Dr. Alison Chen, ND

Being busy is great, but not if it lacks direction, passion, and makes your health suffer. Finding easy, productive health solutions that fit your life can be the difference between living and living well and there are easy things that you can incorporate into your routine without having you spinning your wheels.

7 Nutty Facts To Help Celebrate World Pistachio Day

Maggie Moon | Posted 02.26.2016 | Canada Living
Maggie Moon

February 26th is World Pistachio Day! OK, so you've never heard of World Pistachio Day. In fact, the only things you probably know about pistachios is that they're green, tasty and come in a shell that's already half-open for some strange reason.

Chef's Advice: How To Get Your Kids In The Kitchen

Alison Tedford | Posted 02.05.2016 | Canada Parents
Alison Tedford

"When I work with kids, I tell them, 'You are the chef, I am the sous-chef.' They feel good about themselves and they don't want to let you down. Involve them in the whole process. If you let them pick out the ingredients and bring them home from the store, they are going to be more excited to prepare it and eat it."

Smartphone Apps To Help You Stay On Top Of The Holidays

Karin Campbell | Posted 12.11.2015 | Canada Living
Karin Campbell

The holiday season is upon us, which means keeping track of far more than usual. If you're anything like me, that means juggling everything from shopping lists and holiday party schedules, to budgets and gift wrapping on top of what I've already got going on at both work and home.

This Grilled Cheese Hack Is Just Plain Dangerous

The Huffington Post Canada | Joy D'Souza | Posted 11.25.2015 | Canada Living

This is just scary.

How to Make Super Healthy Waffles

Sacha DeVoretz | Posted 09.28.2015 | Canada Living
Sacha DeVoretz

There is nothing I enjoy more than sleeping in on a Sunday and having yummy waffles. I could eat stacks of waffles and the more syrup, the better! Fortunately, there are now so many healthy options for waffles and you can create a healthful Sunday morning feast that will leave you feeling energized for the day ahead.

How to Make Olive Rosemary Flax Crax

Meghan Pearson | Posted 09.03.2015 | Canada Living
Meghan Pearson

I managed to create a yummy recipe with my mom's garage-sale-find old round dehydrator, so here is living proof that you can work with what you got!

From Seed to Symposium in Ireland

Rebecca LeHeup | Posted 08.20.2015 | Canada Travel
Rebecca LeHeup

As a lover of food, and a tourism professional, the fall holds a special place in my heart. The summer air cools, the season's bounty is gathered and celebrations abound. This fall, I'm particularly excited because I'm also returning to Galway, Ireland for the inaugural Food On The Edge Symposium -- where I'll experience a second harvest, of an idea planted by Chef Jp McMahon.

11 Common Mistakes You Make When Preparing Pasta

The Huffington Post Canada | Joy D'Souza | Posted 07.21.2015 | Canada Living

Anyone who's cooked pasta knows it can go from undercooked to overcooked in a matter of minutes. While cooking a big bowl of pasta may seem simple eno...

Worldly Delights in Your Own Kitchen

Tiffany Leigh | Posted 07.19.2015 | Canada Travel
Tiffany Leigh

Fun fact: This country boasts an astounding 774 soup varieties. If you fancy yourself a globetrotting food lover, then you shouldn't be surprised to...

10 Tips to Throw Dinner Together Like a Pro

Rachel Schipper | Posted 06.04.2015 | Canada Living
Rachel Schipper

I'm not Martha Stewart but I know how to make dining a nearly effortless pleasure. In about five minutes from now, you will too. There are no recipes here but my top 10 tips for being able to make a healthy beautiful meal easily and without going for a big shop, because who needs to add that to a busy day

The Perfect Mother's Day Gifts for Your Foodie Mom

Abby Langer | Posted 05.05.2016 | Canada Living
Abby Langer

If your mom or whoever you're buying for is into food and cooking, you might want to consider the following gifts, any of which I personally would want to receive, and that I think are the best options for your foodie mom.

Top Chef Tips to Get the Best Fine Dining Experience

Sacha DeVoretz | Posted 06.22.2015 | Canada Living
Sacha DeVoretz

Always wanting to learn more about the finer things in life, I spoke with Montgomery Lau, Chef de Cuisine at MARKET by Jean-Georges in Vancouver's Shangri-La Hotel. Montgomery shared with me his top tips on how anyone can have the best fine dining experience.

Savour the Early Days of Spring with This Seasonable Dish

Mark McEwan | Posted 06.10.2015 | Canada Living
Mark McEwan

A great spring dish is grilled asparagus salad with morels. Early spring will give you a quick crop of things like baby lettuce, asparagus and strawberries. Wild mushrooms also come into play -- as soon as we get the warm rains in April, you'll find morels popping up in the woods, followed closely by chanterelles.

RECIPE: Lemon Cumin Roasted Carrots

Meghan Telpner | Posted 05.18.2015 | Canada Living
Meghan Telpner

As we are on the cusp of fresh greens popping up from the earth, I will say farewell to the wonderland of winter with this last hurrah with the root vegetables. I present to you a simple, but flavourful, colourful and delicious roasted root medley, which falls perfectly in line with all that makes this UnDiet Life so vibrant.

Sorghum: The New Must-have Gluten-free Ancient Grain

Jane Dummer | Posted 05.17.2015 | Canada Living
Jane Dummer

Why is sorghum the new must-have ancient grain for your menu? In addition to being gluten-free, sorghum is a non-GMO, nutrient-dense whole grain with a variety of culinary applications. The whole grain is small and behaves similarly to seeds such as quinoa but with less fat. It also has a neutral colour, a chewy texture, and a slightly sweet flavour, making it suitable for a range of recipes.

This Is What Real Food Looks Like

The Huffington Post Canada | Joy D'Souza | Posted 03.17.2015 | Canada Living

Craving Spanish food but don't know where to start? These staple ingredients should make your choice that much more simple. Graphic designer Christ...