Cooking is an essential life skill and fosters healthy eating. When teens eat well, they’re fueled for study, work and play.
Quick tips to make your kitchen work for you so that you enjoy working in it and preparing meals for you and your family.
You probably know that good tomatoes are firm, heavy for their size and free of blemishes, bruises and cracks. Choosing tomatoes is simple, but do you know how to store them? This guide can help you prevent spoilage and reduce food waste. And that saves you money!
Making homemade chicken stock is simple to do, and one of the best skills you can have in your kitchen repertoire.
Need help getting fast, healthy meals to the table? Meal planning is the secret to stress-free meal preparation.
Answering that age-old question of ‘what’s for dinner?’ seems to be getting more and more difficult. Our lives are busy. Between school, work, after-school programs, and a myriad of other obligations and activities, it can be a struggle to provide a healthful, satisfying, and delicious dinner for your family, night after night.
Canadians love tomatoes, and it’s easy to see why. They’re delicious and versatile. They’re packed with vitamin C, which plays an important role in bone health. And because Canada’s farmers grow nearly half a million tonnes of tomatoes each year in their fields and greenhouses, we can enjoy local tomatoes virtually year-round.
Homemade salad dressing is another essential kitchen hack, and it tastes better than anything that comes out of a bottle.
Burgers are always a family favourite. Juicy and full of flavour, the following plant-based burger recipes are a delicious way to add a bit more variety to the dinner table without compromising on taste.
Ask your family what they like and come up with a plan. Get what’s on the list, and then get into the kitchen and chop, slice and dice to create delicious meals with your family for everyone to enjoy!
Four myths about healthy eating: expensive, time consuming, tasteless and boring – debunked!
Looking for a quick dinner that doesn’t include picking up the phone? Well, are you ready for the secret? Stock your pantry!
Time to brush up on your food safety know how! Best practices are easily organized into four simple categories: clean, separate, cook and chill.
Cross-contamination is when bacteria from one food are transferred to another. Separate to prevent cross-contamination.
Cooking food properly is the best way to kill bacteria such as E. coli, salmonella and listeria.
Just as it is important to keep hot foods hot, it is equally important to keep cold foods cold. Avoid the temperature danger zone because it is where bacteria and food poisoning grows.
More than four million Canadians get some form of food poisoning annually. Most recover quickly with no lasting complications but sometimes the effects can be serious,
Here are 10 simple things to avoid that will help you prevent food poisoning!
5 food safety shopping tips
You can almost taste sunlight when you bite into a fresh, perfectly-ripe tomato. Capturing this flavour inspires many people to grow their own. Besides, who doesn’t enjoy nibbling on cherry tomatoes from a pot on their deck?