Vegetables

Get To Know Psyllium Fibre: Nature's Ultimate Superfood

Posted 12.09.2016 | Canada Living

Everything you need to know about fibre's cooler cousin, psyllium. From the AOL Partner Studio

Eating This Will Help You Live Longer

The Huffington Post Canada | Joy D'Souza | Posted 11.18.2016 | Canada Living

And the best part is it's found in a wide variety of foods.

Top 10 Recipes For Cheese Lovers

BiteMeMore.com | Posted 11.14.2016 | Canada Living
BiteMeMore.com

We feel really Gouda about all of these delicious recipes, and we're pretty confident that you will too! Here's a little preview of our recipes filled with grate-ness.

Something As Simple As A Kitchen Garden Can Lift An Entire Family

Megan Radford | Posted 10.18.2016 | Canada Impact
Megan Radford

I was reminded of my dad's carefully tended garden when we visited a community on the outskirts of the city of Cochabamba. Outside many of the homes we saw were small squares of flourishing green produce. These gardens provide not only sustenance for the whole family, but a source of income.

Best Ways To Can, Freeze And Dehydrate Your Entire Fall Harvest

Carson Arthur | Posted 10.17.2016 | Canada Living
Carson Arthur

This is the time of year best known for the harvest, and my vegetable garden is bursting with all of the proverbial "fruits of my labour." This is also the time of year when I need to start filling the freezer, can and preserve all of the food that I grew for my family to eat.

8 Healthy Extras You Can Do Every Day

Dr. Alison Chen, ND | Posted 08.11.2016 | Canada Living
Dr. Alison Chen, ND

If you've ever tried to "over-haul" your life in one giant leap it's often very difficult to maintain, if not impossible. There will always be some occasion, family emergency, or important work function that will interrupt your new healthy way of living. But healthy living is just that -- living your life in a healthy way.

Eat More Of This And You'll Feel Happier

AFP/Relaxnews | Posted 07.14.2016 | Canada Living

It's a pretty simple philosophy.

The Dilemma Facing Canadian Farmers

Tiffany Leigh | Posted 06.14.2016 | Canada Living
Tiffany Leigh

Ontario produces more asparagus than the rest of Canada combined, with 90 growers alone in the province; this amounts to 3500 acres worth of asparagus to harvest from. It is a $25 million dollar industry. Due to asparagus farmers investing in this kind of research and breeding, initially, it was a success story. But circumstances quickly changed.

Tempting And Tasty Hacks To Add More Veggies To Your Diet

Jane Dummer | Posted 05.12.2016 | Canada Living
Jane Dummer

Encouraging people to eat more fruit is fairly easy; however convincing them to add more vegetables daily is a different story! Getting the recommended seven to 10 servings of fruits and vegetables per day can seem overwhelming for some. However, there are delicious and simple ways to include veggies in your diet.

8 Reasons You'll Love Drinking Healthy Smoothies

Dr. Alison Chen, ND | Posted 03.24.2016 | Canada Living
Dr. Alison Chen, ND

Maybe the thought of bringing a glass of thick, green, fluid up to your lips leaves you thinking something along the lines of "not in my lifetime." If this is you then now is the time to expand your smoothie horizons; who knows what kind of health benefits await you with your first sip?

Tips For Eating Veggies On A Budget

Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre | Posted 02.03.2016 | Canada Living
Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre

How can we keep up our vegetable intake -- or add more -- when prices are skyrocketing? A registered dietitian shares tips to help you fill up on veggies but not empty your wallet.

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.

Can Seaweed Benefit Your Health and Well-Being?

Jane Dummer | Posted 09.15.2016 | Canada Living
Jane Dummer

Since celebrity chef Jamie Oliver credited his recent weight loss to sleep and seaweed, I've been asked many questions about the popular sea veggie. Originally a delicacy in many Asian countries, seaweed is gaining international popularity. There are over 20 types of edible seaweed and even more are being discovered.

Explore Edmonton's Collection of Flea and Farmers Markets

Yelp Canada | Posted 08.31.2016 | Canada Alberta
Yelp Canada

Fleas and Farms aren't usually discussed in harmony but this is far from a typical conversation. No, we aren't talking about those pesky critters that dwell on man's best friend. We're exploring the unique collection of Flea and Farmers Markets that abound across Edmonton.

From Farm to Table, to Your Gratified Taste Buds

Stephen Perrin | Posted 08.18.2016 | Canada Living
Stephen Perrin

I believe in real food. I take no greater pleasure than putting something on the dinner table that was basically in the ground this morning. You truly can taste the difference. Sure, I know how to cook -- but my real secret is found in the products I'm using. I'm talking about local ingredients -- from my produce to my meats.

Eat Your Veggies, Off the Grill

Devon Peart | Posted 06.25.2016 | Canada Living
Devon Peart

From a nutrition standpoint, grilling is a great way to prepare foods because it uses very little fat except to add flavour, in limited amounts, if you choose. Also you don't lose nutrients in the cooking water as you do when you boil vegetables, which is the go-to vegetable prep method for a lot of people.

Strawberries Aren't Berries And Other Food Facts Explained

The Huffington Post Canada | Joy D'Souza | Posted 06.23.2015 | Canada Living

Sure, we all know a tomato is technically a fruit and that rhubarb is actually a vegetable, but do you know why? In the video above by SciShow, we ...

The Perfect Diet Comes From Listening to Your Body

Dr. Christian Turbide | Posted 06.21.2016 | Canada Living
Dr. Christian Turbide

So who should you listen to? The answer of course, is you. Listen to your body. Really listen. Ask yourself some key questions. The answers to what you should, and shouldn't be eating are best determined by you, and your desired results.

What You Need to Know Before Foraging for Leeks

Theresa Albert | Posted 05.04.2016 | Canada Living
Theresa Albert

One of the first greens to pop up in the spring are wild leeks. Leeks have a milder, sweeter taste than onion and a much prettier presentation. Foraging for food is a hipster renewal of ancient skills and I like the reinforcement of the idea that food comes from the earth, not the grocer.

Zucchini Recipes: Zoodles Will Keep You Satsified For Hours

Carolyn Berry | Posted 05.09.2015 | Canada British Columbia
Carolyn Berry

Zoodles are a great way to get in more veg and fiber. Yes! Two things that us dietitians are always harping on people about.

Three Ways to Turn Ugly Veggies into Attractive Menu Options

Jane Dummer | Posted 04.19.2015 | Canada Living
Jane Dummer

Clever campaigns such as Intermarche's capitalize on the growing social movement to reduce food waste and on consumers' willingness to buy nutrient-dense, misshapen vegetables for a lower cost. Look no further than the top techniques of puréeing, shredding and spiralizing.

How Many Servings of Fruits and Vegetables Should We Eat a Day?

James McCormack | Posted 12.31.2014 | Canada Living
James McCormack

The data also clearly show you get a benefit even if you don't eat five servings a day. One serving a day gives you very roughly a 10 per cent relative mortality benefit, two servings, a 15 per cent benefit, three servings, a 20 per cent benefit, four servings, a 25 per cent benefit -- and then once you get to five servings, that is basically it.

How To Get Your Kids To Eat Their Veggies

Kathy Kaufield | Posted 12.02.2014 | Canada Living
Kathy Kaufield

I don't have time to hide veggies in everything I cook, and I can make only so many muffins. I continue to offer her veggies often, but I'm battle weary, folks. Ready to admit defeat. Then I imagine her little body deficient in countless vitamins and minerals, and I strategize my battle plans for the week ahead.

Change Up Your Appetizers With This Delicious Beetroot Hummus

Carolyn Berry | Posted 10.28.2014 | Canada British Columbia
Carolyn Berry

This beetroot hummus is officially the best hummus I've ever tasted! Not only is it a striking colour, but it's so flavourful and is a nice change from the usual chickpea hummus.

Five Foods to Keep You Cool This Summer

Jane Dummer | Posted 09.10.2014 | Canada Living
Jane Dummer

Are you wondering how to stay cool as a cucumber this summer? Keeping hydrated is important year round, but especially in the warm weather, as it prevents our bodies from overheating. To remain cool during the dog days of summer, here are five delicious and hydrating foods to add to your menu.