Potatoes

3 Healthy Diet Tips To Remember

Jane Dummer | Posted 09.21.2016 | Canada Living
Jane Dummer

Nutrition can be a complex subject with many factors and variables influencing health and disease. Despite consumer trends moving towards a more balanced approach to nutrition, rates of obesity and type 2 diabetes are still on the rise in Canada and the United States. To decrease your chances of developing chronic lifestyle diseases, let's explore my top three diet tips that will help you stay on track with your healthy living strategy.

Dealing With Wasted Food By Planting Seeds Of Partnership

Second Harvest | Posted 08.16.2016 | Canada Impact
Second Harvest

What can't be used by Second Harvest's own agency network is shared with a growing network of like-minded food organizations from Halton, Durham, Peel, and Waterloo, all the way to Hamilton and Montreal. Dispersing these surplus potatoes to organizations and people in need has created stronger reciprocal and peripheral partnerships.

A Cancer-Fighting Vegetable (And A Fruit That May Increase Risk)

AFP/Relaxnews | Posted 12.10.2015 | Canada Living

More reasons to love the spud.

28 Ways To Make Quiche

The Huffington Post Canada | Terri Coles | Posted 04.24.2015 | Canada Living

Eggs are enjoying a bit of a renaissance. They’re popular with low-carb and paleo eaters thanks to their versatility and high protein, and with a re...

10 Reasons You Should Never Fear The Potato Salad

The Huffington Post Canada | Terri Coles | Posted 07.25.2014 | Canada Living

If there's anything we've learned recently, it's that people feel really strongly about potato salad. Earlier this month, one Ohio resident launch...

5 Recipes That Will Make You Love Potatoes (Even More)

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 04.04.2014 | Canada Living

WHAT WE'RE COOKING THIS WEEK: Potatoes You can bake them, fry them, mash them, boil them — sometimes you don't even have to peel them. Potatoes...

The Staple Ingredient You Eat 73 Pounds of a Year

Amanda Riva | Posted 01.29.2013 | Canada Living
Amanda Riva

As one of the most consumed ingredients on the planet the potato can be used in an endless amount of dishes and literally enjoyed all year 'round. Sometimes the vast amount of varieties can seem daunting. When faced with hundreds of choices, which to choose? Here's a fool-proof guide to deciphering the qualities of these types so you'll be a potato-pro during your next trip to the supermarket!

David Suzuki Wants to Stop Mega-Quarry

David Suzuki | Posted 12.17.2012 | Canada
David Suzuki

A billion tonnes of limestone lie beneath the rural countryside in Melancthon Township, 100 kilometres north of Toronto. A plan to remove it spotlights the challenges faced everywhere when the desire to protect valuable and ever-diminishing farmland clashes with efforts to push industrial development.

Dispatches From Down East: My Potato Love/Hate Relationship

Lori Gard | Posted 09.28.2012 | Canada Living
Lori Gard

I confess: I have been wrapped up in a bit of a love affair. I have always enjoyed potatoes, but after my recent experience with our local potato festival, my love for that starchy tuber has been renewed. I don't know if it was the taste-testing on opening night or the experiences surrounding the festivities that further sparked my fever. All I know is this: from blossom to table, potatoes on P.E.I. rule the roost.

Potato-Crusted Catfish Fillets With Apple And Jalapeno Glaze

CP | Posted 04.12.2012 | Canada Living

Here is a nifty way to get fish into your weekly diet. Farmed catfish fillets are given a crusty potato finish and served with an apple and jalapeno g...