Cooking

It's Time To Bring Back Shop and Home Economics Classes

Samantha Kemp-Jackson | Posted 08.09.2016 | Canada Parents
Samantha Kemp-Jackson

As our lives became more hectic and lifestyles more busy, the traditional model of family also shifted. No longer were women staying at home, living out their lives as "domestic goddesses," and increasing numbers of men were shown to be not particularly handy when it came to making and fixing things, and that was okay. But now, our kids don't have those skills at all. What happened?

6 Ways Cooking With Herbs Can Make Your Food Healthier

Andrea Sarjeant | Posted 07.28.2016 | Canada Living
Andrea Sarjeant

Long before we had conventional medicine and pharmaceuticals, we had herbs. In fact, active ingredients in pharmaceutical drugs are derived from the volatile oils in many herbs. Herbs can boost the taste of food without adding extra calories and sodium, sure, but herbs can also make the food that we eat healthier.

13 Cooking Methods And How They Affect Your Health

Dr. Alison Chen, ND | Posted 07.28.2016 | Canada Living
Dr. Alison Chen, ND

Healthy foods shouldn't be complicated and knowing how to prepare the plethora of nutritious grains, organic produce, and essential fats you just purchased at the grocery store can be the difference between wanting to eat better and actually doing it.

3 Places To Up Your Kitchen Game In Canada

Lin Stranberg | Posted 07.27.2016 | Canada Travel
Lin Stranberg

This summer I checked out a few cooking classes, from French pastry in Montreal to regional specialties in Vancouver. Cooking classes are a fun way to find out more about a place, learn new techniques and meet new people -- all in a short period of time.

Summer Entertaining Tips To Please A Variety Of Dietary Restrictions

Theresa Albert | Posted 07.20.2016 | Canada Living
Theresa Albert

Summer brings fresh, simple and bright meals to the table. But summer guests come with all sorts of dietary requests so you have to learn to cook flexitarian. In one day I had to serve: a vegan, a Paleo, a peanut allergy, a gluten free, a diabetic and a seafood averse.

Why Greece Does Olive Oil Better

Inessa Radostin | Posted 07.05.2016 | Canada Living
Inessa Radostin

If you can't afford the trip to Greece, I would suggest you test drive some of their flavours straight from your home. I've been doing that all week and although it's not quite the same as soaking in the sun in Athens, it definitely makes me remember what it tasted like there.

5 Tips For Cooking For Small Families

Erin Silver | Posted 07.04.2016 | Canada Living
Erin Silver

Over my years as a single mom, I've developed some strategies for cooking for small families. I hope this makes mealtime planning more delicious and less wasteful.

Tempting Teen Taste Buds: 15 Family-Friendly Recipes

BiteMeMore.com | Posted 06.22.2016 | Canada Living
BiteMeMore.com

Our dedication to family mealtime remains strong and that's why we've come up with these delicious family-friendly recipes, foolproof recipes that not only answer the question, "What's for dinner?" but also help you serve it up in a quick and easy way.

A Slacker Mom's Guide To Dinner Parties

Jennifer Weedon Palazzo | Posted 06.22.2016 | Canada Living
Jennifer Weedon Palazzo

I love to host dinner parties, but I really don't like doing all the work. My husband is this huge foodie. I make a gourmet meal almost every day. To be honest, I like to eat well, and he does do his fair share of the cooking, but after a while, I'm over it! (Especially when he NEVER does the dishes, even when he cooks.)

Independence Brings Seniors Happiness

Michael Gazer | Posted 06.20.2016 | Canada Living
Michael Gazer

While the wait lists for long-term care homes continues to grow in Ontario, the number of seniors choosing to live independently in their houses and apartments is increasing, as we see on a daily basis. The key in all of this appears to be the ability to have the choice to do this.

Pucker Up: 14 Luscious Lemon Recipes That'll Make Bey Proud

BiteMeMore.com | Posted 06.15.2016 | Canada Living
BiteMeMore.com

Lemons are the perfect addition to your recipes if you want to serve up zingy, lip smacking, crowd-pleasing eats. We love working them in to everything from crisp salads and savoury mains to delicious desserts and refreshing cocktails.

What Gisele Bundchen's Private Raw Master Chef Keeps In Her Fridge

Christine E. Laprade | Posted 05.31.2016 | Canada Living
Christine E. Laprade

Meet Joanne Gerrard Young, holistic nutritionist, master raw food chef and well-being educator behind The Healing Cuisine, who happens to also be the Brady-Bündchen family and friends' private chef when they are in town (Joanne is based out of Costa Rica).

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.