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Six Healthy Pizza Crust Alternatives

Looking to add a boost of nutrition to pizza night? It’s easy (and tasty!) to pile your pizza high with vegetables like mushrooms, onions, peppers and greens.

Another fun way to make pizza more wholesome? Switch up the crust! There’s a ton of creative and tasty ways to make pizza crusts healthier by swapping in vegetables and whole grains.… Read more »

The Best Chocolate: White, Milk, Dark or Mint?

I’m guessing there’s a bit of chocolate in your near future. With Valentine’s Day tomorrow, chocolate is almost guaranteed, whatever the shape. Squares, bars, balls, kisses—milk, dark, mint, cherry… it begs the question, what’s the best kind of chocolate? Of course, it depends on your taste, and what you’re hoping to get out of the… Read more »

A Dietitian’s 7 Favorite Valentine’s Day Treats

Valentine’s Day is right around the corner, which means it’s time to start thinking about what sweet treat you’ll be whipping up for your significant other. I’m a serious sweets lover, and I need chocolate on most days of the year, but especially on Valentine’s day. And let’s be honest, dessert is pretty much a must at any Valentine’s… Read more »

Valentine’s Day Gifts for the Foodie in Your Life

Valentine’s Day is just around the corner. Some may think it’s just a commercial holiday drummed up to get people to buy things, but it’s also a nice chance to show your partner how well you know them, and how much you love them. For those whose significant others are fans of food, that might mean a gift that appeals as much… Read more »

Classic Pizza Topping Combinations You See Again and Again

It seems that in the past 10 years we’ve enjoyed a bit of a pizza boom. In Vancouver, where I live, there are many great spots serving thin crust Napolitano-inspired pies, cooked in wood-fired ovens and with great beer selections to boot. Visit enough pizza places and you become familiar with the names on the menus, as they … Read more »

What’s Your Spirit Pizza? (QUIZ)

Pizza is one of the world’s most perfect foods. Since the Italians introduced it to our continent, it’s taken on many different forms (all of which are equally delicious). If you’re a pizza connoisseur, you likely prefer a specific type of pie. Perhaps you don’t discriminate and love pizza in all its iterations. Take this quiz and see which pizza best encapsulates your personality… … Read more »

What Fruits and Vegetables are In Season in February?

Brrrr! It’s chilly out there! But the days are getting longer, the afternoons brighter, and the opportunities to play in the winter wonderlands that surround us are plentiful, no matter where you live. From skating to skiing to shovelling to outdoor spas, there’s no end to the fun. There also a surprising number of fresh fruits and vegetables in season to fuel your escapades.… Read more »