Tag: Vegetables

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TOP 10: Winter Vegetables Recipes

It is not easy to eat local in winter in colder climates, since few seasonal vegetables are available. However, every meal doesn’t have to revolve around potatoes and onions, since there are some vitamin-rich cold-weather produce that are absolutely delicious. Get inspired by our TOP 10 winter vegetable recipes, and enjoy fresh veggies with plenty […]

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Can Beet Juice Help Improve Sports Performance?

Beet juice is a popular supplement among endurance athletes, but is it really effective? Let’s dive into that question!

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Top 10 Low-Carb Veggies

LCHF (Low-carb High-fat) and ketogenic diets are very trendy. They consist of eating few carbohydrates and lots of fat, helping weight loss and/or blood glucose control. We have designed 2 specific meal plans to help you follow them easily. If you are watching carbs, here’s our list of the 10 best vegetables to eat on […]

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TOP 5: Best Foods to Stock Up for Winter

At the end of the summer, it’s time to bring home large quantities of fresh produce at great prices. In winter, these same foods are scarce and more expensive, but with a little organization, it is possible to savour them all year long. Here we help you discover the 5 best foods to stock up.

Our 10 most popular articles of 2017

26 December, 2017 No Comments

Organic food, veganism, migraine, sleep disorders, sport: here are some topics that caught your eye in 2017. Since it’s now time to take stock of the year, we have listed here the 10 most popular articles of 2017.

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Blood Thinners and Greens: A Mix to Avoid?

12 September, 2016 21 Comments

You might have heard that if you take an anticoagulant (blood thinner), like Coumadin (warfarin), you should stop eating, or at least eat fewer, green vegetables, because they contain too much Vitamin K. But is this really the case?

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SOS Tips for Choosing Fruits and Vegetables

1 August, 2016 No Comments

Everybody has their own criteria for choosing fruits and vegetables from the produce section.  It’s not uncommon to see people pressing, touching, squeezing, smelling produce to try and suss out how ripe it might be. But what is the best method for choosing fruits and vegetables?

4 Tips for Eating Affordable Fruits and Vegetables this Winter

14 January, 2016 1 Comment

Updated: 2020-01-16 Aside from the comment on cauliflower’s price at $ 7.49/ea, this article originally published in January 2016 is unfortunately still current, since the prices of vegetables and fruits always soar at the beginning of the year. In fact, researchers from Dalhousie and Guelph universities, in the 10th edition of their annual food price […]

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Putting Seaweed on the Menu

4 January, 2016 No Comments

Seaweed is marine algae, not plants and definitely not weeds. Sometimes they are called “sea vegetables”. In the West, seaweed is almost uniquely consumed in sushi or as condiments, but in Asia, the Japanese and Koreans use it in a thousand different ways. It would be a good idea for us also to include it […]

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TOP 10: Best Vegan Recipes!

18 October, 2015 No Comments

Vegan recipes contain absolutely no animal products. This means no eggs, cheese, milk, meat, etc. The vegan diet is centered on vegetables, legumes and roots (potatoes, beets). For healthy fats, vegans get their dose from oils, nuts and fruits like avocados. We’ve put together our top ten best vegan recipes for you to enjoy the […]

Organic Week – September 19 to 27

8 September, 2015 No Comments

September 19 to 27 is Organic Week, Canada’s largest annual celebration of organic food, farming and products. Hundreds of retail locations participate in organic promotions, while over 200 community-level events are held across the country. Events include everything from pickling workshops to recipe contests, farm tours, or organic food and drink tastings.

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Five U-pick tips

In summer, picking your own fruits or vegetables is one of the most pleasant family activities, as it allows you to spend quality time with your family, bring home fresh produce at great prices, and also teach the little ones, especially those living in cities, about the value of food that we are lucky enough […]

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