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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...

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...

Overindulging on agave nectar can increase risk of obesity, diabetes: Reisman

The Myth: Agave is a healthy substitute for sugar, so sweeten away. Busted: So many of us have a sweet tooth, and we’re always on the lookout for more natural sugar substitutes such as agave...

Veganism’s moral high ground just needs some serious flavour to save the planet: Teitel

For anyone who believes climate change is a genuinely terrifying threat to human beings, hurricanes Harvey and Irma haven’t just uprooted houses and irrevocably altered landscapes — they’ve...

European court sides with Italian farmer pushing GM crops

BRUSSELS — The European Union court ruled Wednesday in favour of an Italian activist farmer who has defied his nation’s laws by planting genetically modified corn. Italy has prosecuted...

The kitchen hacks that will help you prepare dinner fast

When you’re racing from work to home to other commitments, you need dinner on the table, and fast. Whole grains like quinoa, barley, farro, rice and millet are healthy and versatile, making them a...

Avoid dishing out kid-friendly meals to your children

The first time I hosted family Sunday dinner when my sister’s daughter Madeline was eating solid foods, I browsed blogs fretting over what I would feed the two-year-old. What’s kid-friendly? Can...

COOKING ON DEADLINE: Pear Tarte Tatin

Taxi cab confession: Before now, I had never made a tarte tatin. It sounded just plain scary — flipping a pan over so that the fruit ends up on top and the crust ends up on the bottom. Such drama!...

Watch: N.S. town comes together for Syrian chocolatier’s factory opening

ANTIGONISH, N.S. — A Syrian refugee said he and his family are giving back to the Nova Scotia town that helped turn them into a world-recognized success story by employing locals and treating...

Holy Chicken! It’s a Super Size Me sequel

It’s hard to believe it’s been 13 years since Morgan Spurlock attempted to eat nothing but McDonald’s for a month in a reckless bid to expose the ills of the fast-food industry. In fact, his...