Tip of the Month

What Plant-Based ‘Milk’ is Best?

May 6, 2022

By Anna Varriano

The Plant-Based Milk Industry is Growing! In 2020, the retail sales of ‘milk alternative beverages’ were US$336.9 million in Canada and US$2.8 billion in the United States. That’s a lot of glasses of plant-based milk!  Agriculture Canada expects t …

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Can Food Affect Your Sleep?

March 30, 2022

By Anna Varriano

I recently read an article entitled “Nutrition and Sleep: The Best and Worst Foods for Quality Rest” (1). The article lists several common nutrition-related Do’s and Don’ts for better sleep including: DO’S Eat a balanced dinner e.g. a combo of healthy …

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Recipes

Cilantro-Lime-Jalapeno-Garlic Dressing/Dip

March 30, 2022

By Anna Varriano

I first tried this dressing at a family celebration in Nova Scotia this summer. It was served on the side, to be drizzled over a roasted vegetable salad. I love roasted veggie salads and I LOVE cilantro, so this sounded like a winning combination to me …

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Nutrameltz – Exciting Supplement News!

January 23, 2022

By Anna Varriano

I’m excited to let you know about a super easy new way to take supplements called Nutrameltz. Nutrameltz supplements come in a variety of fruity flavours in the form of Fast Dissolving Tablets (FDT). What are FDT and what’s the big deal about them? Kee …

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Recipes

Twelve Days of Christmas Recipes

December 8, 2021

By Anna Varriano

With the holiday season around the corner, I thought it would be timely to share some of my favourite recipes for this time of year. There’s something for everyone, and for every occasion, including soups & starters, appetizers, side dishes, a one- …

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Squashing Out Disease

November 17, 2021

By Anna Varriano

When we eat according to Mother Nature’s plan, we get just what we need at the right time of year.  For example, in fall, we are blessed with a bountiful variety of winter squashes. While they are harvested in the fall, these gorgeous vegetables keep w …

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Recipes

Looking For Some New Ideas For Your Thanksgiving Meal?

October 7, 2021

By Anna Varriano

We all have our favourite (and not-so-favourite!) Thanksgiving sides, but if you’re looking to try something new, maybe even a completely plant-based Thanksgiving, here are a few ideas that you might want to include in your Thanksgiving spread this yea …

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