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Fall is a time when our diets once again begin to transition -- away from lighter and raw fare, and towards the bounty of autumn. While I'm always sad to say goodbye to fresh berries, leafy greens from my garden and sugar snap peas, I embrace the re-emergence of squash and root vegetables with a vengeance!
October is officially making it's mark with the beautiful changing leaves and crisper weather. I definitely enjoy the slower pace fall brings and of course, always look forward to getting back into boots and cozy sweaters. If you're not already in the middle of the craze, there's one more thing that fall is sure to bring... brace yourself for everything pumpkin!
Pumpkin season is upon us, which means it's only a matter of days before the we get hit in the face with the smells and flavours of everything pumpkin spice. Your body washes, airfresheners, alcohol, cookies and creamers. And that's only in Canada.
Plus a recipe for easy butternut squash, carrot & sage soup!
You may not be eating a ton of healthy food right now (who is, anyway?), but in no time, we'll all be looking to clean up our eating habits for the new year. So it's fitting that The Canadian Health...
After a pumpkin smashed through the driver's side window, a van veered into Okanagan Lake Saturday morning. The incident occurred around 1 a.m. Saturday. The van was travelling on Highway 97 near Antl...
. Growing up, we've all heard the story of Cinderella, and how a pumpkin was transformed into a magnificent coach. But this is the first time I've heard of a premier turning into a pumpkin, or vice versa, as the case may be.
When you think of pumpkins, you probably envision jack-o-lanterns or holiday pies! You're not alone. However, pumpkins are more than just fun Halloween decorations or fall desserts. Let's start with n...
Visiting a patch, picking a pumpkin, and carving a jack o'lantern is an honoured autumn tradition. But just tossing the pumpkin on November 1 seems like such a waste of all that hard work and fun. Yo...
I love when fall comes and all the pumpkin goodies are in full effect. I wanted to make a pumpkin bar, but without 1 cup of oil and processed flour. My healthier version doesn't have any of that, and still came out moist and delicious.
Seeds contain the book of life. They have all of the genetic information necessary to create a new life. But what happened to all of the seeds? One word... convenience. We have bred our foods to make them more convenient by eliminating the most important part of the food.
I am super excited about the upcoming holiday season. I am already plotting my meals for the cold nights ahead, and Thanksgiving menu ideas have been long taking up space in the far back regions of my noggin. It's nice to sip up dessert in a cup. Feels naughty and nice all at the same time, right? Well, I'm here to tell you that you can have your cake -- err, pie -- and drink it too! Just make it at home and avoid all those nasty added sugars and fake fillers! Here's how.
'Tis the season to carve pumpkins. But what to do with the shavings and filling once your Jack-o'-lantern is all lit up? Try making a skin-nourishing pumpkin mask. This recipe -- created by Erika Katz...