Superfoods Part #3 – Onions

  Onions are the third subject of our 4-part series on superfoods. Leeks, chives, scallions, red onions, yellow onions, and shallots are types of alliums. Alliums are natural antibiotics, and we would all do well to include healthy portions in our diets. To truly...

Superfoods Part #2 – Cucumbers

This is the second of a 4-part series on superfoods that are not well known to many people. When we think of cucumbers most of us envision a tossed salad with leafy greens, fresh tomatoes and other garnishes, and topped with light vinaigrette dressing. As tasty as...

Superfoods Part #1 – Artichokes

This is the first of a 4-part series on superfoods that are not well known to many people. When we think of superfoods things like blueberries, seeds and green tea come to mind. Few of us would ever think of artichokes. Artichokes are an abundant source of nutrition....

June Is Thyroid Awareness Month

As June is Thyroid awareness month in Canada, we thought we would bring attention to Thyroid Disease. It is estimated that 1 in 10 Canadians suffer from a Thyroid condition. As many as 50% of cases go undiagnosed. The thyroid gland is perhaps the most vital hormone...

Eating Blueberries Can Help Fight the Blues

The pandemic has many of us feeling a little blue these days. Here’s a little tidbit of information that might help you work through that blah-like feeling. Blueberries, long known for their antioxidant properties also contain a not so secret ingredient called...

Simple ways to reduce your carbon footprint

Climate change is real and is threatening our very existence. Many of us would like to lower our carbon footprint but don’t know where to start. Here are several food related ways to have a positive impact that we can all do at home. 1. Become a ClimatarianSimply put,...