Remarkably Simple and Delicious Lentil Soup

It seems like this is turning out to be an especially chilly winter. Warm yourself up from the inside with a nutritious bowl of hot, homemade lentil soup! Soup is a satisfying way to get rid of the shivers while sneaking more vegetables and whole grains into your diet. The base of soup, the broth, more…

How a Cup of Tea Benefits Your Health

Like many British-Canadians, the idea that a nice cup of tea solves everything is not a new concept for me. While this isn’t entirely true, a hot cuppa tea can offer a lot for both body and mind. Where Tea Comes From Camellia sinensis, the plant from which we get black, white, and green tea, has more…

3 Powerful Nutrients for Brain Health

Do you eat certain foods to fuel your brain health? Just like the rest of your body, your brain needs carbohydrates, proteins, fats, vitamins, minerals, and water to function normally. So if you’re looking to support brain function, fuel it up with “brain foods” – the ones that help promote healthy mood balance. When it comes more…

Why Cranberries Are More Than Just a Juicy Treat

Pucker up – it’s the perfect time of the year to eat cranberries! These red glossy berries add a tangy punch to fall and winter recipes while providing much-needed vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants. Cranberries are an ideal ingredient for increasing the flavour and nutritional value of snacks and meals while keeping the calorie content under more…