Tag: food

How to buy food cheap (orginally published on The Shoestring.com)


How to Buy Food Cheap Food, as you all know, is something that we need to survive. Whether you eat too much, too little or the right amount for your body type, here are some tips on how to cut down on your grocery…

Fall in Love with These Valentine’s Day Meal Ideas (Recipes, cooking tips, photos included)


Fall in Love with These Valentine’s Day Meal Ideas Culinary pros offer tips and tricks for preparing dishes that woo Toronto, Ont., January 30, 2018 – Wondering what to serve that special someone on Valentine’s Day? Certain foods lend themselves to a romantic meal better than…

Vitality-Boosting Pasta Salad


Vitality-Boosting Pasta Salad This pasta salad – developed by leading nutrition expert Rose Reisman – is a powerhouse when it comes to vitality-boosting ingredients, including whole grains, edamame beans, berries, orange veggies and Greek yogurt.

Canadian Survey Shows People Eating Healthier Than Five Years Ago


Canadian Survey Shows People Eating Healthier Than Five Years Ago Most prefer eating simple foods, associate healthy eating with vitality and happiness TORONTO, August 12, 2014 – Ninety-five per cent of Canadians who responded to a recent survey eat healthier, more natural foods today…

Helping Families Make Healthy Food Choices‏


News Release Helping Families Make Healthy Food Choices February 24, 2014 Ontario Introducing Legislation to Require Posting Calories on Menus Ontario will introduce legislation today to make it easier for families to make informed and healthy food choices. The Making Healthier Choices Act, if…

Grocery Gift Cards Help Families in Communities Across Ontario‏


News Release Grocery Gift Cards Help Families in Communities Across Ontario January 12, 2014 Province and Private Sector Working Together to Help Those Most in Need This week, an additional 2,781 families and individuals in 10 communities across southern Ontario received grocery cards to…

Grocery Store Cards Made Available to More Communities‏


News Release Grocery Store Cards Made Available to More Communities January 6, 2014 Province and Private Sector Working Together to Help Those Most in Need On Tuesday, Jan. 7, $450,000 in grocery store cards will be made available in communities that were hard hit…

Food Gift Card Distribution Resumes in Toronto on January 2nd


News Release Food Gift Card Distribution Resumes in Toronto on January 2nd January 1, 2014 Province and Private Sector Working Together to Help Those Most In Need The gift card distribution initiative will resume tomorrow and continue Friday for Toronto residents most in need…

Media Advisory – Students release report on campus food services


TORONTO, Dec. 2, 2013 /CNW/ – The Canadian Federation of Students-Ontario will release the final report of its Taskforce on Campus Food Services tomorrow at Ryerson University. The report compiles data collected from more than 7,000 students across the province on the quality, affordability and diversity of…

Ontarians Warned Not To Eat Certain Frozen Beef Burgers‏


News Release Ontarians Warned Not To Eat Certain Frozen Beef Burgers October 9, 2013 Ontario’s Chief Medical Officer of Health, Dr. Arlene King, is warning Ontarians not to consume certain frozen beef burger products produced by Belmont Meats because they may be contaminated with…

Driving Growth for Ontario’s Agri-Food Industry


News Release Driving Growth for Ontario’s Agri-Food Industry October 7, 2013 Premier Challenges Sector to Double Its Growth Rate, Create Jobs Premier Kathleen Wynne recognized excellence in agri-food innovation today and challenged the sector to double its growth rate and create 120,000 new jobs…

Starbucks Canada Celebrates a Nation of Coffee Experts with New Coffee Choices and More Than 3,000 Coffee Tasting Events


In celebration of National Coffee Day, Canada’s largest specialty coffee company to host three-day tastings, featuring two brand new coffees available for the first time in Canada TORONTO, Sept. 24, 2013 /CNW/ – Starbucks is celebrating Canada’s love affair with coffee this month by introducing more coffee options and a way…

Martha Stewart to Headline the 2013 Delicious Food Show


Reigning Lifestyle Guru visits Toronto for the First Time in Two Years TORONTO, Aug. 20, 2013 /CNW/ – The 2013 Delicious Food Show (DFS) is thrilled to announce that household name, best-selling author, founder of Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia, Emmy Award-winning TV show host and queen of all “good things,” Martha…

Art, Architecture and Food in Bologna Italy


Please check out this great article on Italy by John Gower: http://artbyborsheim.blogspot.it/2013/06/art-architecture-and-food-in-bologna.html

CORRECTION: Photo Op Wednesday — thousands of Servings of Pasta to be Delivered to North York Harvest Food Bank


Unique Photo Opportunity:   Thousands of Servings of Pasta to be Delivered to North York Harvest Food Bank   Toronto, Ontario– Catelli® pasta is helping to battle hunger in Toronto one serving of pasta at a time.   Approximately 14,570 portions of Catelli® pasta will be delivered to…

Top Toronto chef featured in unique cookbook that aims to help feed city’s hungry


Catelli® Pasta Unveils Unique Cookbook as Part of Program to Feed Toronto’s Hungry   “Gourmet Family Meals for Under $10” features recipes from top Canadian chefs, including Chef John Higgins of Toronto’s George Brown College Chef School   Toronto, Ontario – April 8, 2013 – Catelli® pasta is helping to battle hunger inToronto one serving…

Ontario Serves Up Local Food Bill‏


News Release Ontario Serves Up Local Food Bill March 25, 2013 Supporting Ontario’s Agri-Food Sector, From Farm to Fork The new Ontario government is re-introducing legislation today that, if passed, would help make more local food available in markets, schools, cafeterias, grocery stores and…

Fiesta Fit Soup


By Liz Pearson Fiesta Fit Soup This delicious soup is a one-pot meal containing ingredients that are linked to reducing belly fat, including whole grains, fibre, healthy fats, peppers and flavonoid-rich fruits and vegetables. What’s more, it’s easy to make, taking only 25 minutes from…

Grocery Shopping in January


‘Tis the season to do grocery shopping people! There are many, many sales at supermarkets to take advantage of in a season post-holidays when paying bills becomes a higher priority than eating.

Penne Rigate Bruschetta Pasta


With a sauce that doesn’t require cooking, this meal is fast, easy and a perfect pre-exercise dish.  Preparation time: 15 minutes Cooking time: 10 minutes Servings: 4  Ingredients:  1 pkg ( 375 g )            whole wheat penne rigate, such as Catelli® Healthy Harvest® brand 1/2 cup ( 125 ml…

Carbs are Gold When it Comes to Boosting Energy


Summer Olympics perfect time for Canadians to adopt good eating habits of athletes  June 18, 2012 – With the Summer Olympics set to take place in London next month, many of us are inspired to get into shape. Keep in mind, though, that the most successful exercise…

Holistic nutritionist reveals top five spring trends and tips in healthy living


VANCOUVER, April 23, 2012, /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ — Fresh from the largest gathering of natural health and organic leaders in Western Canada Holistic nutritionist Joy McCarthy, in partnership with the Canadian Health Food Association (CHFA), today released her top five healthy living trends and…

Nunu is the Restaurant to Go


Last week, I went to a wonderful Ethiopian Restaurant at 1178 Queen St. W., between Dovercourt and Dufferin in Toronto. After battling to find parking with the traffic on Queen being treacherous, I was fortunate to find a spot at Woolfitt’s and my friend…

How to buy food cheap (orginally published on The Shoestring.com)


How to Buy Food Cheap Food, as you all know, is something that we need to survive. Whether you eat too much, too little or the right amount for your body type, here are some tips on how to cut down on your grocery…

Spaghetti with Fresh Mango Salsa & Grilled Shrimp


Infused with Latin American flavours, this summery, fresh pasta toss is a delightful option to serve your family and friends. This recipe is also packed with healthy antioxidant and nutrient-rich ingredients such as mango and red pepper. Preparation Time: 15 minutes Cooking Time: 10…

Are you a Twirler or a Cutter?


National Survey Unveils Pasta-Eating Habits, Shows 82 percent of Respondents Prefer Pasta over a Sandwich, Salad May 31, 2011 – No matter how you twirl it, pasta is a favourite among Canadians who recently responded to a cross-country survey. Eighty-two percent of respondents prefer…

Think Outside the Lunchbox when Dining at Work


Resolve to be healthier this year by bringing lunch to work; choose energy-boosting foods to increase productivity Toronto, Ontario – January 11, 2011 – Want to increase your brain power at work? Try starting with your stomach. That’s the message of leading Canadian dietitian…

Deli Meat Dilemma


By Chris Temelkos Next time your thinking of piling on the deli meat, think twice and reach for some slow cooked roast beef. A new study from the Harvard School of Public Health found that red meat may not be that bad for us,…

Caribbean Wave Restaurant


Online Story Josef Jacobson Caribbean Wave Restaurant, tucked into the corner of a plaza right off Highway 401, at 875 Milner Ave., is a pleasant little secret. The Wave is a neat establishment with booths along the walls, chairs in the centre and a…

Alfalfa Sprouts


Alice Hoang Online piece #10 They may look thin and frail, but alfalfa sprouts are packed with nutrients. The whole plant is used, as each part has different health benefits. The herb contains vitamins A, C, and K, as well as antioxidants and minerals…

Confessions of a Foodie


By Chris Temelkos Growing up in a European household, I was always surrounded by the smells of my Grandmothers cooking. To this day, those wonderful smells still float through the kitchen and throughout the house making my mouth water and stomach grumble, In anticipation…

To eat organic or non-organic?


Alice Hoang Online story #6 To eat organic or non-organic? The Food Standards Agency has shown that organic foods have no more health benefits than non-organic foods. Dr Alan Dangour from the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Health says that the minor differences…

Dark Chocolate


Alice Hoang Online story #5 Do you have a sweet tooth, but are keeping a strict eye on your waistline? Dark chocolate may be your excuse to indulge in a sweet treat, without feeling guilty. Recent research has shown chocolates have various health benefits….

Japanese Noodles


Megan Harris February 23, 2010 Ramen noodles are no longer that quick, cheap staple food for students on a budget- at least not at the Fujimaki Gekijyo restaurant in Tokyo. At this restaurant, ramen noodle soup costs $110 a bowl and requires three days…

Use Your Noodle When Making Healthy Food Choices This Year


Whole grains – shown in studies to help prevent disease, reduce waistline – can be easily incorporated into daily diet with pasta Toronto, Ontario – February 1, 2010 – There are a whole lot of reasons to choose whole grains. From helping to prevent…

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