As berries and other fruit come into season in Canada, many people make their own fruit preserves so they can enjoy them all year long. Even more appealing is the control you have over what goes into each jar, allowing for creativity, healthy choices, and the omission of chemicals. One of the most popular ways […]
Welcome to our series on food preservation. It’s a five-part series of articles that will take you through all food preservation options, including freezing, fruit preserves, dehydrating, canning and pickling. We’ll include recipes too! This introduction summarizes your options, shows you where to find bulk produce at the best prices, and offers other helpful preservation […]
Adding a little Valentine’s Day love to your baking can start with cookie cutters, but you can also decorate treats with naturally nutritious (and tasty) red, pink and purple food dyes that you make yourself.
In our house, Halloween was a time to overindulge on candy. It was part of the fun of the event and once the ‘good stuff’ was gone, the rest got tossed out anyway. The only thing I did to limit intake was to selflessly eat some myself. However, I’ve picked up many fantastic ideas for […]
If you’re trying to eat healthier, these low-fat substitutions for butter will help cut the fat when you’re baking or frying! We’ve included a handy infographic to keep and share.