Snacks

Super Bowl Food Fight! Nachos vs. Wings

Kristin Wiens | Posted 03.30.2014 | Canada Alberta
Kristin Wiens

We are pitting these dishes mano a mano in their most traditional forms. The classic hot wings... and the nachos =.

WATCH: These Health Foods Aren't What They Seem

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 01.25.2014 | Canada Living

Dieting can be tricky. Trying to figure out exactly which foods are good for you is never easy, especially when there are so many tempting treats lini...

The Perfect Post-Holidays Treat: Dark Chocolate Gingerbread Kettle Corn

Carolyn Berry | Posted 02.27.2014 | Canada British Columbia
Carolyn Berry

I've always loved kettle corn: popcorn with the perfect combination of salty and sweet! Popcorn, after all, is a whole grain -- and though it gets a bad reputation at the movie theaters, homemade popcorn can be a light, healthy and delicious snack that satisfies those munchies. I decided to add a holiday twist to this batch of kettle corn by sprinkling it with a combination of spices that give it a nice warm gingerbread taste. You can also add other ingredients like a drizzle of chocolate, dried fruit, and shredded coconut.

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.

After School Snacks To Keep Your Kids Happy And Healthy

Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada Living

The after-school slump doesn’t need to be a free-for-all of sugary sweets. With a little bit of planning ahead, you can pre-empt the inevitable pant...

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.

9 High-Protein Snacks for Men on the Go

AskMen | Posted 07.03.2013 | Canada Living
AskMen

Busy men are always looking for nutritious snacks to eat when they are on the go. Unfortunately, many of you end up grabbing high-carb, high-fat and low-protein convenience store snacks, which are terrible nutritional choices.

Step Away From The Chips! Healthy Snacks To Eat On The Go

Terri Coles | Posted 07.31.2013 | Canada Living

Snacking doesn’t have to be a dirty word. But often a quick bite to curb your hunger can turn into mindless eating that amounts to a whole extra mea...

SavvyMom Roundup: Strangers Slapping Babies?

Minnow Hamilton | Posted 04.24.2013 | Canada Living
Minnow Hamilton

This past week was both busy and relaxing -- what with V-Day, a short work week and a four day weekend to keep the kids busy. Oscar shocking, strangers slapping babies and some great new snack ideas were all things that caught my attention this week.

10 Healthy Snacks To Eat At The Office

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

Most of us love the occasional snack, but when you're sitting at your desk all day and your job involves little movement, sugary or salty foods always...

Appetizers Tips for a Dinner Party

Jan Scott | Posted 12.17.2012 | Canada Living
Jan Scott

After years of serving hummus and veggies, and a cheese platter that boast the same triple cream brie year after year, it can be challenging to come up with new ideas that are easy to put together and don't break the bank when it comes to the entertaining budget. Here are a few ideas designed to bring new life to your entertaining menu this season:

8 Ready-Made Health Foods Not to Miss

Meghan Telpner | Posted 11.26.2012 | Canada Living
Meghan Telpner

Going into a health food store is daunting -- even for me. There is just so much stuff, so many labels, so many claims. Multiply that by a hundred and that is what the annual Canadian Health Food Association's Trade Show is like. Out of the loads of products I taste tested, reps that I chatted with, and packaging I scrutinized, a few products stood out.

The Savvy, The Sweet And The Savoury: Back-To-School Snack And Lunch Ideas

Minnow Hamilton | Posted 10.22.2012 | Canada Living
Minnow Hamilton

Facing the what-to-pack-for-lunch-or-snack dilemma is back. It's important to make sure the food they eat will give them the fuel they need to succeed at school. Keep their tummies full and their minds alert with these three back-to-school snacks and lunches that'll offer everyone a nice change of pace from the good old tried-and-true BP&J sandwich.

Too Much Sugar in Your Diet? These Foods Help Block it!

Rose Reisman | Posted 10.02.2012 | Canada Living
Rose Reisman

We are a sugar and carb addicted society. Starches such as desserts, white flour products and candy raise our blood sugar and over time this can lead to diabetes type 2, obesity and heart disease. We have to reduce the amount of sugar intake to reduce these spikes in blood sugar -- easier said than done. But good news! You don't have to give up all the foods you love. There are techniques that will actually block sugar absorption.

Packing Food For a Hike? Here's What to Bring

explore Magazine | Posted 09.23.2012 | Canada Travel
explore Magazine

Even if you're only going out for an hour or two, packing a snack for your hike is always a great idea. Whether you get lost, take some breaks, or just take longer than you thought, you'll need food to keep you active and alert. But not every type of food is fit to be packed. Consider the following before heading out on your next hike.

The Ultimate Long Weekend Snacking Guide

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 05.22.2012 | Canada Living

Snacking: an occasional thing for some, but a necessity for the rest of us. Long weekends often include cooking outdoors and trying to find the ti...

Tween Boys Eat a Lot

Jan Scott | Posted 01.20.2012 | Canada Living
Jan Scott

Growing boys eat a lot. I know I'm not telling you anything new here, especially if you already have a boy over age eight living in your house. So, how does one keep these growing boys well fed? I've discovered it's all in a little thing called hash. The legal kind of course.

Tips To Help You Snack Healthier

The Huffington Post Canada | Karen Kwan | Posted 11.21.2011 | Canada Living

Research from Purdue University has found Americans are eating about the same number of calories in their meals as in the 1970s, but their caloric int...

Crunchy Homemade Kale Chips Recipe

The Huffington Post Canada | Joy McCarthy | Posted 10.10.2011 | Canada Living

I was riding the streetcar home the other day and couldn't help but notice a 20-something guy sitting a little too close for comfort crunching away on...