Healthy Snacks

10 Snacks Every Runner Should Eat

The Huffington Post Canada | Dawn Cuthbertson | Posted 04.01.2014 | Canada Living

Every runner has a horror story about their snacks. It usually starts like this: "I was enjoying a leisurely Sunday jog when…" or "I was on my wa...

March Break Madness: Healthy Snack Options For Your Kids' Week Off

Posted 03.10.2014 | Canada Living

You love your kids, that’s a given. But having them go from being at school five days a week to staying home all day with you for a whole week can g...

30 Ways Health Experts Keep Themselves Way Healthier Than Us

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 03.06.2014 | Canada Living

March marks Nutrition Month and while we're proponents of being healthy any time of the year, we particularly enjoy having an excuse to pick dietitian...

Your Airline Food Might Not Look Like This Anymore

AFP | Relaxnews | Posted 03.06.2014 | Canada Travel

(Relaxnews) - Trends like gluten-free foods, Greek yogurt and artisan ice cream flavours are taking off in-flight. In its new menu shake-up, United...

5 Popcorn Recipes That Put That Microwave Stuff To Shame

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 02.28.2014 | Canada Living

WHAT WE'RE COOKING THIS WEEK: Popcorn The Oscars are just around the corner and if you're in the mood for snacks, we're thinking popcorn. And sur...

Pack It: 5 Cauliflower Recipes That Deserve Your Attention

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 02.21.2014 | Canada Living

WHAT WE'RE COOKING THIS WEEK: Cauliflower In case you missed it, cauliflower is officially the new kale of 2014 — and for the most part, it rea...

Pack It: 5 Raw Food Recipes To Eat All Week

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 02.14.2014 | Canada Living

WHAT WE'RE COOKING THIS WEEK: Raw food You may have heard of the raw food diet, but if you haven't investigated it, you might not know the meanin...

Coconut Date Granola Makes The Perfect Breakfast Parfait

Carolyn Berry | Posted 04.13.2014 | Canada British Columbia
Carolyn Berry

Homemade granola is a cut above anything you can buy in the store, and you can so easily customize it by adding your favourite ingredients. Not to mention your house will smell amazing after -- like you've been slaving in the kitchen all day!

5 Healthy Snacks To Help You Fight Fatigue

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 02.03.2014 | Canada Living

Efforts to slim down are almost always accompanied by a few moments of weakness, most of which are brought on by fatigue or frustration in the early s...

Pack It: 5 Easy Gluten-Free Recipes

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 01.24.2014 | Canada Living

WHAT WE'RE COOKING THIS WEEK: Gluten-free Whether you are gluten intolerant or avoiding it for health reasons, gluten-free foods are becoming mor...

Do You Love Chicken? Read This

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 01.25.2014 | Canada Living

WHAT WE'RE COOKING THIS WEEK: Chicken Fact: almost everyone loves chicken. This lean, high protein and low-fat meat is also known to improve hear...

Pack It: 5 Easy Greek Recipes To Try This Week

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 01.25.2014 | Canada Living

WHAT WE'RE COOKING THIS WEEK: Greek Opa! A Greek diet is often considered a healthy diet, and with a combination of fresh vegetables, yogurts and...

Forget Self-Denial – Have A Healthy Snack

CP | Susan Greer, The Canadian Press | Posted 03.08.2014 | Canada Living

With the excesses of the holidays behind us, it's likely that those who had healthy eating habits before won't have too much trouble getting back on t...

Pack It: 5 Ways To Eat Your Vegetables At Work

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada Living

In our new weekly feature Pack It, we offer readers five tasty, healthy and inexpensive snacks for the office, your commute or just those days when yo...

Snack Better: Mini Meals Packed With Fibre

Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada Living

Getting your daily recommended fibre intake doesn’t have to be the medieval torture event that you’re probably picturing right now. There is a bal...

Here Are My Five Favourite Things

Minnow Hamilton | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada Living
Minnow Hamilton

Thank goodness there is more to talk about than Rob Ford and Miley this week -- I refuse to give either one of them air time (even though I just did, right there). I found a really cute Etsy video, a delicious quinoa snack (to buy, not make), some amazing gift-wrapping ideas for the holidays, a revealing video and suggestions on how to help people in the Philippines.

Stop the Heart and Stroke Foundation From Selling Candy Disguised as Fruit

Yoni Freedhoff M.D. | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada Living
Yoni Freedhoff M.D.

There's just no way to sugarcoat this. The Heart and Stroke Foundation, and specifically their Health Check program, in their selling of check marks to so called fruit leathers and fruit gummis, is overtly harming Canadian children's health -- a generation which quite literally is the sickest generation of kids in modern history.

RECIPE: A Healthier Pumpkin Scone

Kristine Fretwell | Posted 12.07.2013 | Canada Living
Kristine Fretwell

A traditional Pumpkin Scone from Starbucks has 480 calories, 17 g fat, 78 g of carbs, 43 g of sugar and 6 g protein. Sigh...that's like having a couple of chocolate bars. So, I wanted to create a scone that I'd eat too...and guess what...we like it even better than the original. I tested them side by side.

How to Pick a Date

Theresa Albert | Posted 11.26.2013 | Canada
Theresa Albert

Dates are kind of ugly until you see them up close and yellow hanging in drupes, ripening on the tree. Trees grow about a foot per year and the low, young ones can be picked without any special equipment. After age 60, the trees still bear fruit, but there is no picking machine tall enough to reach. In this grove, the original 6 still stand but are somewhat beautifully out of reach.

20 Ugly Foods That Taste Good

The Huffington Post Canada | Arti Patel | Posted 11.22.2013 | Canada Living

The next time you encounter slimy, hairy and larva-like food, you may want to give it a second look. As much as we love gawking at gorgeous food p...

Sarah Kelsey

8 Things We Learned From Spending A Day At Chef Michael Smith's House | Sarah Kelsey | Posted 09.05.2013 | Canada Living

It can be intimidating to start cooking if you never have before — everything we're taught about preparing a meal lends itself to "perfection." Ther...

The One Thing That Will Guarantee Your Kids Enjoy Their School Lunches

CP | Lois Abraham, The Canadian Press | Posted 10.19.2013 | Canada Living

TORONTO - Zannat Reza says the worst part of packing school lunches is when the food is brought home uneaten."For me it's the most worrisome because i...

14 Healthy Snacks Your Kids Won't Trade For Something Else

The Huffington Post Canada | Terri Coles | Posted 08.16.2013 | Canada Living

Can you believe that summer is nearly over? And you know what that means — it's almost time to send the kids back to school. Maybe you've got their ...

11 Best Fruits To Eat All Summer Long

The Huffington Post Canada | Arti Patel | Posted 11.22.2013 | Canada Living

The epitome of summertime may be sitting at a beach with an ice-cold beer, but the more time we spend under the sun, the more we should spend thinking...

Healthy Road Trip Snacks for the Long Weekend

Lynsey Walker | Posted 07.16.2013 | Canada Travel
Lynsey Walker

The first long weekend of the summer season is almost here, and with that comes the start of the great pilgrimage up north to cottages, campsites, and the great outdoors. While you may not be able to avoid the stop and go of bumper to bumper traffic, you can avoid the need to stop for greasy service centre fare with some healthy snacks that pack up fast and travel well.