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Summer Harvest Ratatouille Pizza

Summer Harvest Ratatouille Pizza

It is the peak of summer, when zucchini, eggplant and tomato harvesting is in full swing. When vegetables are freshly picked and taste their best, it’s the perfect time to experiment with your glorious bounty. One way to use your harvest is to make a delicious pizza. But, chances are that you don’t want to … Continue reading

Creamy Avocado Basil Pesto with Zucchini Noodles

Creamy Avocado Basil Pesto with Zucchini Noodles

In the summer, you will find more zucchini in the produce aisle than you know what to do with. Gardeners, like me, who grow zucchini learn to become very creative with their bounty, or try to pawn off the squash on their friends and family. Zucchini is a good source of the antioxidant group called carotenoids. Specifically, … Continue reading

Healthy Summer Treats to Beat the Heat

Healthy Summer Treats to Beat the Heat

Being outside on beautiful summer days in the warm sunshine screams for outdoor meals and refreshing beverages and desserts. When choosing a dessert, it can be difficult to find healthy options to enjoy with your friends and family that don’t contain a ton of added sugar and fat. Having a sweet tooth of my own, I try … Continue reading

Simply Cook and Enjoy! Marinate Inexpensive Cuts of Meat and get Delicious Results

Simply Cook and Enjoy! Marinate Inexpensive Cuts of Meat and get Delicious Results

It’s Nutrition Month, and the Dietitians of Canada are celebrating healthy eating through this year’s theme ‘Simply Cook and Enjoy’! In North America, we are becoming increasingly disconnected from our food, and our fast-paced and convenience -driven eating habits are causing detrimental effects to our health and ecosystem. During Nutrition Month, dietitians have the opportunity … Continue reading