By Belinda Pianezza There are some beliefs that the older we get, the more we are able to eat whatever we want whether it’s healthy or not. Nothing could be further from the truth. As we age, our bodies need more TLC than most would expect.
By Belinda Pianezza Holiday celebrations are notoriously fattening. Many people toss aside any attempts to stick to healthier food because it is “the holidays”. Celebrating doesn't necessarily mean that one has to indulge. There are many healthy delicious foods that can be enjoyed at any festive
By Belinda Pianezza Hosting Thanksgiving dinner can be challenging. Every year you make the same dishes and follow the same routine. It doesn’t have to be the same year after year. This year, why not consider making everything old, new again. Try hosting a re-make of the
By Belinda Pianezza What’s for dinner? We have all heard that restless cry from another room around the food-bewitching hour. Every day between five and six o’clock the pressure is on to create a meal that your family will eat, or better yet, like. Parents would
By Samantha Forani, Graduate of McMaster University It is that time of year everyone! It is February. It is the dead of winter, it is cold, cloudy, and I cannot remember the last time I saw the sun. Everyone is scraping the ice off their cars
By Belinda Pianezza It is no secret that calcium is one of the most important nutrients in the human body. While most know it is needed for strong bones, many may not know that calcium is also used by nerve cells, tissue and blood. Understandably, that
Ingredients: • 2 pouches Minute Rice Jasmine Rice • 3/4 cup frozen peas, thawed • 1/4 cup sliced green onion • 2 tbsp lemon juice • 4 skin-on salmon fillets (5 to 6 oz/140 to 170 g each) • 1/2 tsp salt • 1/4 tsp pepper • 2 tbsp canola oil • Lemon wedges Instructions: Step 1: Cook rice according to package directions. Add peas