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You need fat for a healthy lifestyle. Just choose wisely.
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Nuts n' bolts is one of those holiday staples. Every year I'm lucky enough to receive nuts n' bolts as a Christmas gift from friends and/or family members. My favourite is a combination of peanuts, pretzels and Honey Nut Chex cereal drizzled with milk chocolate mmmmmm! It is divine!! But in typical dietitian fashion, I wanted to revamp the standard high sugar low fibre recipe, so I put a nutritious spin on this holiday favourite.
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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.
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These recipes will have you falling head-over-heels for the ol' classic.
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If you’ve taken a stroll down the oil aisle at the grocery store, you’ve probably noticed how out of control it’s become recently. Today, there are so many options for cooking, it’s almost overwhelmi...
Canola is Canada's oil, and new research from the University of Toronto suggests it should also be one of the oils of choice for people with Type 2 diabetes.
When you're sautéing, stir-frying, baking, grilling and making salad dressings, have you ever wondered what cooking oil is best? You're not alone. One of the best decisions you can make in the kitchen is which cooking oil to use.
TORONTO - Health Canada should rescind the permission it granted to manufacturers of some cooking oils to put health claims on their product labels, a new analysis published Monday in the Canadian Med...
One of the best ways to increase your pleasure capacity is to add a little liquid love with lubricant. However, the navigation through the vast sea of anti-chaffing could become easily distracting and overwhelming. Here's my quick guide to the basic rules of lubricant that will help you glide on down to pleasure town with ease.
Is your extra-virgin olive oil really what you think it is? How can you get a quality product that you trust? Get to know an olive oil producer, like Theo Rallis from Windsor, Ontario. Theo's extra-virgin olive oil is made by cold-pressing organic Korneiki olives that are grown on family-owned groves in a small Greek village.
In terms of oils, most health conscious consumers are on board with the notion, "canola and vegetable bad, extra virgin olive and coconut good." It seems like there are new varietals hitting the shelves everyday -- flavoured oils are hot right now -- but here's the rundown on a few you might want to consider adding to your pantry.
Cooking oils are essential for making stir-frys for dinner and salad dressings for lunch. But not all oils are the same. Some oils contain high levels of saturated fats (yes, the bad kind) and other...