Sweet Potato Chowder FTW!

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Did you know that sweet potatoes can grow in outer space? Well, sort of. They are also one of the healthiest foods you can eat. And with the mercury set to plummet this weekend, a big cauldron of sweet potato and corn chowder is just what the doctor ordered! Continue »



Baristas Are Clamouring For This Incredible Product!

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This Monday July first is Canada Day, so today we thought we’d look at a company that is doing our country proud; Earth’s Own, a Canadian company based in British Columbia that is producing fantastic plant-based beverages that are as good for you as they are for the earth. Continue »



Summer Pasta Recipes

As we established in last week’s interview with a nutritionist, pasta is not evil, so here are some recipes for a few lovely pasta dishes that are perfect for summer. They include two fresh and light pasta salad recipes and two hot pasta dishes. All the recipes come together super fast so you don’t have to spend a lot of time near the stove and they all pair beautifully with a glass or two of chilled white wine.

 

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Meatless Monday: Veggie Burgers

 

Celebrate Meatless Monday with a delicious homemade veggie burger

No doubt about about it, this spring is a long time coming. For many of us, one of the rituals associated with spring is firing up the grill for the first charcoal grilled burger of the season. But for those of us that can’t wait, a homemade burger cooked indoors is the next best thing, and if you are cooking indoors, a veggie burger is a nice change of pace; even if you are not vegetarian or vegan, going meatless for a dinner now and then is a delicious and healthy option, and a fabulous meatless burger cooked to perfection indoors, and served on a toasted bun with all your favourite fixin’s will make you forget all about this wet blanket of a season. Continue »



Cookin’ Greens Goes to Dragon’s Den

Dragon’s Den is one of the CBC’s top rated shows, it features budding entrepreneurs pitching their products and ideas to a panel of multi-millionaires, hoping for a little investment from some of Canada’s financial titans.

The show is strangely addictive, and there are some great ideas out there that only need a little financial backing to become household names. And on Sunday, March 24 at 8 pm you can tune in to watch Toby Davidson, president of Cookin’ Greens throw herself into the Dragons’ Den. Continue »