The Healthy Soup, Perfect For The Fall Season

(NC) Chicken noodle soup is a staple from almost everyone’s childhood, but it’s about time this nourishing classic got a bit of an update. Enter Asian Dumpling and Squash Soup, a fun, flavourful and easy-to-prepare meal that any child will love.

Baked Goods

A sweet treat with a healthy twist

(NC) Enjoy a fibre-rich treat made with protein-packed adzuki beans. The light, creamy texture is complemented perfectly by the dense chocolate flavour, making this recipe from Ontario Bean Growers worth a try.


How to take the gas out of beans

(NC) Don’t let the negative connotation of beans stop you from eating this nutritious food. The health-related benefits of eating them more than outweigh the side effects. High in protein and fibre, beans have an attractively low glycemic index and have been shown to prolong satiety. Beans also may help in the control of a variety of intestinal disorders like colorectal cancer and irritable bowel syndrome, as well as cardiovascular disease.


The Skinny On Fat

(NC) For years we’ve been told that eating fat will add inches to our waistline, raise cholesterol and cause a slew of health problems. But it turns out fats can be your friend if you choose them wisely. While the “bad ones” can wreck your diet and increase your risk of certain diseases, good fats (the mono- and poly- unsaturated kind) can protect your brain and heart.


3 Plant-Based Holiday Smoothies

(NC) Whether you’re looking to indulge in a festive holiday treat or need a quick solution to fill up before a late-night dinner party, holiday smoothies are a great option that can be whipped up in no time. Check out the recipes and benefits of each below.