Old Man Winter is on his way back into the city, which means it’s the perfect time to start thinking about boosting your immune system and building a plan to keep your body and mind healthy. When it starts getting colder outside, it’s natural to fall back in love with comfort foods like hot soups, stews and chili, but balancing it with greens is essential for keeping you at your best.… Read more »
Cauliflower is one of the most underrated veggies in the world (according to my own unofficial study). Most people don’t realize all the amazing and delicious ways you can eat cauliflower. Dip it, roast it, steam it, fry it… the possibilities are virtually endless, especially when you consider that it’s often used to make a vegan version of Buffalo chicken wings (yes I’ve tried it and yes, it’s delicious).… Read more »
Enchiladas originated in Mexico, where the practice of rolling tortillas around other food dates back to Mayan times. With Day of the Dead right around the corner, this dish is perfect for serving family style at a dinner party with other Mexican-themed appetizers and entrees.
If you were one of the lucky ones to get out into the orchards this fall for the apple harvest then you’ve probably got at least a basket or two of these pretty orbs sitting in your kitchen. We all know apples aren’t just beautiful to behold; they’re also highly nutritious. They deliver lots of fiber, which helps fill you up, keeps everything moving smoothly (ahem) and promotes healthy cholesterol levels. The USDA also ranks them … Read more »
Think you know all there is to know about food? Fancy yourself a ‘foodie’? Test your knowledge and see if any of these crazy food facts ring a bell:
Taking sweet potato love to a whole new level: In Japan, sweet potatoes are so popular (mostly as a street food), one company has developed an ice cream treat that not only looks like a sweet potato, but tastes like it too! The outside shell is … Read more »
As a child of the Canadian prairies, vegetable appreciation has always been part of my life. I remember my grandmother serving up fresh cut veggies from the farm with no dip or sauce in sight… just a little salt and pepper to bring out the naturally delicious flavors. I was also mesmerized by her root cellar, where she kept jars of homemade pickles of all kinds, including beets. I loved their vibrant color and sweetness and when I wasn’t eating them pickled, I often enjoyed them boiled and sliced as a side dish.… Read more »
It’s National Egg Day, which means it’s time for us all to take a moment to praise the all-mighty egg! Humans have been eating eggs for thousands of years in one form or another. This could be due to the fact that these little guys pack tons of nutrition, not to mention culinary versatility, within their delicate shells. In fact, eggs are one of the healthiest foods on the planet.… Read more »