Who doesn't love a good chocolate chip cookie? Whether you like them soft and chewy, thin and crisp or dense and cakey there are only two ingredients you need to adjust in order to get the perfect bat...
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Defrosting steak can be a cumbersome task, but a new experiment shows you may be able to skip it all together. America's Test Kitchen compared the taste of both thawed and frozen steaks and found that...
By now you've probably heard of all manner of strange juicing diets and cleanses, but if you're just looking for ways to get those servings of daily fruits and vegetables, start by sipping on homemade...
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WHAT WE'RE COOKING THIS WEEK: Avocado It's true avocados are fatty, but it's the kind of fat you want to be eating. They are low in carbs, lactose-free and have about 40 per cent of your daily requir...
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At the end of a long winter, it's easy to feel wrung out and exhausted — not to mention completely fed up with staying indoors. According to Colin Blayney, personal trainer and the manager of the Act...
I will be the first to admit that this was the most difficult set of challenges yet, but inspiration strikes during the hardest times. I must still be feeling the gold medal halo from our Canadian Olympic athletes' inspirational victories!
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We've used the stovetop quite extensively in the last two challenges with stewing and stir frying, so for the final challenge it's time to pay attention to the oven; this week, we're mastering our roasting technique.
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WHAT WE'RE COOKING THIS WEEK: Chia seeds If you haven't jumped on 2013's chia band wagon yet, you're missing out. This powerful seed, with an endless roster of health benefits, can be added to everyt...
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With winter withering away and the blossoming goodness of spring on the horizon, it’s time to think about putting away the comfort food and grabbing something more fitting for an on-the-go lifestyle....
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I wanted to find a healthy stir-fry that would be tasty and colourful enough to encourage my girls to take a bite, with a little bit of the sweetness they crave. I couldn't find a recipe that hit all the right notes, so I decided to see what I could come up with on my own. And since Sean really is the chef in the family, we concocted this one together.
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When I found out that this week's challenge would require me to roast all of my food, I had to get creative to incorporate my gluten-free grain of choice, quinoa. For my dish I drew inspiration from two different recipes and worked in some of our main ingredients to create something healthy and delicious. I settled on a yogurt-marinated chicken, and took a chance on roasted quinoa (as opposed to the usual stovetop method of cooking).
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The inspiration for my first dish is eggplant Parmigiana, normally a casserole dish that is slowly cooked in the oven. Instead of using large eggplant, which can be a bit bitter and usually hides many seeds, I thought the quick stir-fry method would be perfect for the sweeter, virtually seedless, Japanese eggplants.
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You love your kids, that’s a given. But having them go from being at school five days a week to staying home all day with you for a whole week can get overwhelming at times. What activities should you...
Mealtime is even more hectic than usual because, for the first time, I'm solely responsible for planning and prepping meals for the entire family. Whereas my wife and I teamed up on past cooking challenges, I was alone in the kitchen this time. Unfortunately, my skills are not even on par with an Iron Microwave Chef. Fortunately, the challenge was to create a healthy meal using "slow cooking" methods, which is ideal for my "minimalist" cooking style.