Tag: Food

  • Easy Chicken Fajitas

    Easy Chicken Fajitas

    As I was deciding what meal I wanted to make that incorporated chicken, I wanted to stay away from just baking a chicken breast and cooking green beans as a side. I wanted to have some variety and a recipe that had more than one ingredient. For me, chicken is very easy to make plain, […]

  • Grilled Cheeseburgers and Corn on the Cob

    Grilled Cheeseburgers and Corn on the Cob

    There are many reasons why I absolutely love spring and summer, but a big reason is it means that it’s grilling season. We have been cooped up all winter, and when the weather warms up, all we want is to be outside. Grilling turns that outdoor time into a fun activity. We can finally sit […]

  • My Best Kept Secret for Better Digestion

    My Best Kept Secret for Better Digestion

    Emily here to share my best kept secret with you for better digestion! But first, why am I talking about having better digestion in the first place? Great question! We all know that suffering from digestive problems such as gas, bloating, reflux, stomach cramps, diarrhea, constipation, irritable bowel syndrome or inflammatory bowel disease can seriously […]

  • Chick’s Night In

    Chick’s Night In

    By Jorj Morgan Sometimes I find myself home alone.  When this happens I mostly occupy myself by doing purposeful projects like cleaning out the closet, rearranging the kitchen drawers, and stalking my children on Facebook. You know — the boring stuff. The one thing I absolutely cannot bring myself to do is eat cold cereal for […]

  • Cooking With Jeanna: Grilling 101

    Cooking With Jeanna: Grilling 101

    For many people like myself, I love the taste of grilled food way more than when it’s cooked on the stove, but I never really knew how to grill. My fiancé has been slowly teaching me some basics and for this week, I thought I would do my own research and maybe teach my fiancé […]

  • Why Do Fatty Foods Taste So Good?

    Why Do Fatty Foods Taste So Good?

    By Daniela Breitman in HUMAN WORLD, EarthSky News Why do we like fatty foods so much? Fat gives foods some special qualities we like. Plus, the close tie between fat, flavor, fullness, and happiness might be an evolutionary adaptation. We all love them. But why? Why do fatty foods taste so good? We can’t chemically […]

  • Healthy Tips from Pharmasave: Savour the Flavours of the Season – without overdoing it!

    Healthy Tips from Pharmasave: Savour the Flavours of the Season – without overdoing it!

    The rush of the winter holidays can make it challenging to stick to good nutritional habits. Many things can divert us from our best intentions. All sorts of social events, tempting treats, last-minute shopping excursions, travelling out of town… these holiday extras may interfere with our regular eating habits and derail a healthy diet. This […]

  • You should learn about mindful eating

    You should learn about mindful eating

    Emily here to help you learn what mindful eating is all about and how it can help you keep your weight down. But first, why am I talking about mindful eating anyway? Good question! In the modern world, we eat for convenience rather than for nutrition. We eat for instant gratification rather than long-term health […]

  • Free New Digital Cookbook Guarantees Fabulous, Fresh 30-Minute Meals

    Free New Digital Cookbook Guarantees Fabulous, Fresh 30-Minute Meals

    CALGARY, ALBERTA – ATCO Blue Flame Kitchen has released a new digital cookbook, Ready in 30, to provide families with fast, fresh meals that can be prepared with simple, easy-to-find ingredients. “Each recipe has a prep time, a cook time, and an overall time so you can choose a recipe that fits into your schedule,” said […]

  • Solutions & Substitutions by Reena: Prepping for Thanksgiving Dinner

    By Reena Nerbas Turkey Stuffing Hello Reena, Is there a simple way to prepare stuffing from scratch using dry bread slices?  Miranda Dear Miranda, Slice one loaf of dry bread pieces into cubes. In a pot sauté one chopped onion and four sticks chopped celery. Add one teaspoon poultry seasoning. Add bread and season with […]

  • Try These Simple Tricks to Boost Your Fibre Intake

    Try These Simple Tricks to Boost Your Fibre Intake

    Despite its recognized health benefits, most Canadians only get half the recommended daily fibre intake. One of this year’s hottest food trends, fibre keeps our digestive systems running smoothly. But what most don’t know is it has also been shown to lower cholesterol and reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease, assist with weight management and […]

  • Savour Fresh, Delicious Treats with a Trendy Fibre Twist

    Savour Fresh, Delicious Treats with a Trendy Fibre Twist

    Have you ever wanted to wow your guests by serving up delightfully scrumptious dishes that you can feel good abut eating? Celebrity chef Elizabeth Falkner’s tantalizing chocolate hazelnut semifreddo lets you indulge your sweet tooth while making it easy to up your fibre intake. This treat proves health and great taste make the ultimate food […]

  • Grill a Healthy Breakfast — for Dinner

    Grill a Healthy Breakfast — for Dinner

    Summer barbecues are all about big, bold, great taste — but can they be good for you too? Superstar celebrity chef Elizabeth Falkner says yes with her grilled breakfast hash recipe that combines smoky flavours with the nutritious benefits of fibre, the year’s hottest food trend. Perfect for morning or evening, this dish makes it […]

  • Boost Health by Indulging in Fall Flavours

    Boost Health by Indulging in Fall Flavours

    The fall harvest provides us with many fresh, local ingredients that are perfect for autumn-themed recipes. From pumpkin spiced lattes to pumpkin soup, pumpkin is one fall food we can’t seem to get enough of. There’s just something about its sweet and hearty flavour that reminds us of changing leaves and crisp fall air. For […]

  • What You Need to Know About the New Tim Hortons Black Diamond

    What You Need to Know About the New Tim Hortons Black Diamond

    Well it’s been in the making for a while now but Tim Hortons Black Diamond is now open, and we went to meet the owners – so don’t go in asking for “Tim”! [Tweet “Smell the Welcoming Aroma of Black Diamond at the new Tim’s”] Brad and Jeff Woolcott, two brothers from Okotoks, are the […]