As promised, here are some wonderful healthy meal options for you to help you start the year off right. I find one of the best ways to cook some quick and healthy meal options is to find recipes that are customizable. These kinds of recipes allow you to play with the ingredients and flavours that … Continue reading New Year, New Recipes
Happy New Year! And welcome back! Welcome to 2020! It is that time of year again – resolutions, promises, and hopes for a new beginning. Personally, the fall season has always felt more like a new beginning for me, but I can understand how the beginning of the year can also represent a fresh new … Continue reading 2020: New Year, New You
Food and diet trends are becoming more and more popular. Along with new trends, come new products and new packaging. How these new products are labelled can often be confusing and frustrating to try to understand. Here are some food trends and how to figure out how they may be labelled. “Superfoods” This term means … Continue reading Labelling Confusion
What is it? Gluten is a protein found in wheat (also oats, barley, and rye) that gives any baked good (think bread, cakes, cookies, croissants, etc…the list is endless) a structure. The crusty bread or soft interior of your favourite bread is all thanks to gluten. Celiac Disease vs. Gluten-free About 1% of Canada’s population … Continue reading The Mystery of Gluten
There are many buzzwords in the food world – “GMO” or “genetically modified” is one of them. A lot of misinformation exists around this concept, so I want to share with you what I know. Here is a short introduction to GMOs. Hopefully it helps make sense of what they are. What are they? Genetically … Continue reading Genetically Modified What?
We live in an era of information. It is easy to access and there is a lot of it. This makes it difficult for us to figure out what is right and what isn’t, especially when you aren’t an expert in the field. Food and agriculture is no exception. These days it seems everyone is … Continue reading Critical Eats: An Introduction