Dietitian Carol Harrison is passionate about making healthy eating simple for busy families. She knows how easy it can be for the pressures of life to take over and healthy eating flies out the window.
Food synergy is getting the nutritional benefits that both plant and animal-based foods have to offer, plus the added nutrition that comes from eating these foods together.
Fat in salad is a good thing! The fat from the avocado and salad dressing helps our body to absorb the vitamin A from the carrots and helps us feel full.
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!
Need help getting fast, healthy meals to the table? Meal planning is the secret to stress-free meal preparation.
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.
Extra sauce makes a great spread for wraps or a dip for raw vegetables and you can cover and refrigerate for up to 3 days. If sauce thickens, add another tablespoon of water.