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Nutrition

What’s So Great About Pulses?

We’ve always been huge fans of lentils, chickpeas and beans at SPC. But Julian’s recent conversion to vegetarianism (more on that another time!) has made me want to add a

Interviews

Ricardo’s 5 Sanity Saving Tips for Feeding Kids

Earlier this summer I got the chance to visit the offices, test kitchen and home base of the Ricardo team in Montreal. Of course you know Ricardo Larivée, host of

Nutrition

What’s So Great About My Liver?

Notice I didn’t say what’s so good about liver… because ewww and also, yuck. Oh wait, are the children in the room? Then I meant, no thank you and while

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What’s So Great About Kiwi?

Can you tell I’m fantasizing about about being somewhere else… perhaps somewhere tropical? If you’re headed to such a place, good for you (said almost totally sincerely!). You should definitely

Nutrition

What’s So Great About Ginger (Bread Men)?

Hush now, it’s the holidays. We’ve actually done a post on ginger in the past but I thought it was worth mentioning again because that’s just how much I care

Nutrition

What’s So Great About Cinnamon?

In a Men’s Health article titled “The 10 Best Foods You Aren’t Eating,” cinnamon was front and centre. To which I say “ha!” because I eat it every day…. now if

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What’s So Great About Cabbage?

According to Parenting magazine, cabbage is one of the “top 15 kid and toddler super foods”. You know how they say you should learn something new every day? Put me

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What’s So Great About Amaranth?

Are you on the ancient grains train yet? Swapping spelt for wheat in your pancakes? Serving quinoa like its no big thang? We actually did a post on alternative grains

Nutrition

What’s So Great About Goat’s Milk?

Only that it has more calcium 25% more B6, 47% more vitamin A and 134% more potassium than cow’s milk. Oh, and it appears to be better at preventing iron

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What’s So Great About Sunflower Seeds?

Do you avoid eating foods like sunflower seeds, pistachios and pomegranates because they’re just too damn much work? All that shelling and picking and potential for manicure mishaps? No? Well