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February 20, 2019

Tips to prevent food waste at home

Household food waste is a problem right here in Canada and BC. Learn how you can help prevent household food waste with these easy tips. Feeding the planet’s growing population is a concern that will likely affect future generations, especially because almost one billion people worldwide do not currently have enough food. But did you […]

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Tips and tricks
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February 7, 2019

Tips for cooking at home

Cooking doesn’t have to feel like a chore! We share six easy tips to inspire you to get in the kitchen more often. Many of us would like to cook more of our meals at home, but busy schedules and lack of know-how can make it challenging. Follow our simple tips to help make cooking […]

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Healthy Eating
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November 27, 2018

Are We Eating Too Much Salt?

More than half of Canadians get too much salt. And even more surprising—nearly three-quarters of children get more sodium than is recommended. Have questions about salt in your diet? Read on to learn more. More than half of Canadians over the age of 1 get more than the maximum daily allowance of 2300 grams of […]

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Articles
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September 12, 2018

The Original Protein Powder: skim milk powder

Find out tasty ways to incorporate this ingredient into everyday cooking—along with getting a protein boost. Long before fancy cans of protein powder supplements lined shelves in supermarkets and pharmacies to lure bodybuilding fans…there was skim milk powder. It turns out, skim milk powder is still one of the best low-cost, high-protein foods out there. […]

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February 27, 2018

“Thank You, Sam-I-Am!” for Helping With Picky Eating

Is your child a picky eater? Check out these top 5 tips to improve your child’s eating habits and bring families together. “Unlock the Potential of Food” While Canada is celebrated for its cultural diversity, the one thing we do have in common is our love of food!   In this year’s Nutrition Month campaign, Dietitians […]

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June 1, 2017

What’s in Season: Early Summer Edition (June)

Early summer months in BC have a plentiful selection of locally grown foods. We can’t get enough of these seasonal treats and savour them as they’re in abundance! Here’s a great list of in-season products and suggested recipes to try at home or to take to a summer party. Don’t forget that products such as […]

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May 1, 2017

What’s in Season: May

Spring is in full swing! Discover what’s in season for May. With Spring in full swing, locally grown products are increasingly available. Pick up Mint, Cod, Cucumbers, and Yogurt for a complete and seasonally-available Cod fish & tzatziki dish for May. Don’t forget that products such as dairy (milk, cheese, yogurt), meats (chicken, beef, eggs), and greenhouse […]

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