Archive

Round-Ups

Roundup: The Quick Bites Column’s Greatests Hits

Aside from nutritional advice, our adventures cooking alongside our families and the kid’s gadgets we love, Ceri and I also wanted to introduce  SPC readers to writers, bloggers, editors and personalities who are

Summer

Mediterranean Pasta with Basil and Artichokes

I’m pretty sure I couldn’t shoehorn another thing into my day. Or I could and then you’d never hear from me again. My days are just that long and full of crap to do.

Articles

Food Find: Oikos Yogurt

Just a few weeks ago, Laura wrote a post about a great Greek style yogurt she’d fallen in love with, called Oikos by Stoneyfield. We’ve both been in love with

Round-Ups

Roundup: Speed Dinners

When people used to tell me they couldn’t cook, I thought they meant that they didn’t know how. Maybe there wasn’t a food culture in their family and they didn’t

Nutrition

What’s So Great About Mushrooms?

As a personal trainer (and control freak!) I always assign my clients “homework” for the week, like cardio and weight workouts to get through before I see them next and

By Ingredient

Shrimp & Polenta

Here’s my latest thought about overcoming the seeming impossibility of the weekday dinner: do one thing in the morning. Okay, it’s really two things. 1. Decide, roughly, what you’re going

Round-Ups

Roundup: Apple Bonanza

Here’s why you want to eat an apple a day. It’s high in vitamin C and, in a nutshell, you want a lot of the vitamin since it protects cells

Articles

Healthy Habits: Five Ways Nutrition Facts Labels Lie

By Theresa Albert, nutritionist and founder of www.myfriendinfood.com But the government regulates the information on the label, right? I mean, they can’t put it on there if it isn’t true!

Round-Ups

Roundup: Nutrient-Rich Fruit Recipes

I’m not sure if this happens to you but when Scarlett needs a nibble I always offer fruit. However, she can get bored of a plain, old banana. “No, thanks mommy, I don’t

Picnics & BBQs

Grape Salsa

Our neighbors at the cottage are this amazing couple. From Vancouver, they travel every summer with their family to the tiny strip of Georgian Bay beach we all call home come June. Now, when

  • 1
  • 2