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Use applesauce as a healthy substitute for butter in baking: Reisman

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Scratch the itch of Asian takeout craving with Kung Pao Cod

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Clarification: Food-Deadline-Linguine with Lemon and Feta

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Tangy avocado chicken salad pita recipe

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Puerto Rico emerges from storm; water and some food scarce

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Thirsty For Health? The surprising ways water transforms our wellness

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Leek and and artichokes make this frittata pop with deliciousness

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Montreal bagel boss says his new plan will make neighbours breathe easy

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Give your grilled cheese recipe a gooey garlic apple boost

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Use applesauce as a healthy substitute for butter in baking: Reisman

The Problem: You love to bake, but using excess butter may not be good for your waistline or heart. The Hack: Nothing beats a rich, homemade baked dessert made from creamy butter. If you’re an avid baker, using this natural saturated fat on a regular basis may not be the healthiest route. An easy solution? Save on...

Scratch the itch of Asian takeout craving with Kung Pao Cod

Eating healthy doesn’t mean there isn’t room for occasional treats like Chinese takeout or a drive-thru for our favourite one-of-a-kind cheeseburger. As long as we keep these kinds of meals reserved for true cravings, not convenience, then I can probably keep our healthy eating in check. For regular...

Clarification: Food-Deadline-Linguine with Lemon and Feta

In a story Sept. 26, The Associated Press omitted the information for sugar in the nutritional information per serving. There are 4 g sugar per serving in the recipe for Linguine with Lemon, Feta and Basil. The complete nutritional information per serving should read: 457 calories; 157 calories from fat; 18 g fat (6 g...

Tangy avocado chicken salad pita recipe

Ready in 15 minutes Prep time: 10 minutes Makes: 4 to 6 sandwiches Ingredients 1 avocado 2 Tbsp fresh lime juice 1 tsp fresh cilantro, chopped 1/4 cup mayonnaise 1/4 cup Greek yogurt pinch of salt and pepper 4 pitas or 6 mini pitas 2 cups cooked chicken, cubed Directions 1. Slice open your avocado, […]

Puerto Rico emerges from storm; water and some food scarce

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — Supermarkets are gradually re-opening in hurricane-ravaged Puerto Rico, but the situation is far from normal and many customers are going home disappointed. Most food stores and restaurants remain closed, largely because power is out for most of the island and few have generators or enough...

Thirsty For Health? The surprising ways water transforms our wellness

The farm had its own spring. “Gushing out of the ground was this beautiful water,” recalls Shotyk. A cup hung near the spring. “You could drink the water as it came out. I was absolutely fascinated!” Today, Shotyk is the chair of agriculture and environment at the University of Alberta and one of the world’s...

Leek and and artichokes make this frittata pop with deliciousness

Get your night going with a dinner of green eggs (but no ham, although, we guess you could add that!). We love the slightly salty hit of the goat cheese against the smooth eggs and artichokes. Prep time: 5 minutes Total time: 20 minutes Serves 4 Ingredients • 1 Tbsp olive oil • 1 leek, […]

Montreal bagel boss says his new plan will make neighbours breathe easy

MONTREAL — Robert Morena, co-owner of one of Montreal’s most-famous bagel shops, asked his neighbours to be patient on Monday, saying they’ll soon be able to breathe easier. A new filter “from Europe” will soon be making its way across the Atlantic and when it’s installed, the fine...

Give your grilled cheese recipe a gooey garlic apple boost

If you’re looking for a way to switch up your humble grilled cheese then allow us to introduce you to our garlic apple version. You may never just grill a few slices of cheese between bread again. Ready in 15 minutes Prep time: 5 minutes Cook time: 10 minutes Serves 4 Ingredients • 1 Tbsp […]

We All Need a Hug

The healing power of a simple touch Jennifer Delic of Stouffville, Ontario, already had two beautiful children—Madison and Avery—when her third daughter, Jade, was born. “She came a month early, at just over three pounds, and had to spend some time, about two weeks, in the NICU,” she says, referring to the...