Be thankful for cranberries' health benefits all year long 07:00 01/12/2018 No respectable Thanksgiving plate is without some form of cranberry, but the fruit's popularity seems to plummet the other 364 days of the year. That's a shame, nutrition experts say, because cranberries deliver a bundle of health benefits. And they're quite efficient: A cup … Continue reading Cranberries


3 Reasons You Should Hire a Personal Trainer, Even if You Can’t Afford It Long Term

BY MARY CUMMINGS , DEC 30, 2016 I only hired my personal trainer for 2 months, but a year later I'm still in the best shape I have ever been in. You’ve seen the signs at the gym, heard raving reviews from friends, and read articles on why you should hire a personal trainer. You … Continue reading 3 Reasons You Should Hire a Personal Trainer, Even if You Can’t Afford It Long Term

Pesto Egg-in-a-Hole with Bacon

Ingredients 1 slice whole-grain bread 2 slices turkey bacon 1 teaspoon (5 ml) cooking oil 1 large egg 1 tablespoon (15 ml) store-bought pesto (or leftover homemade pesto) Method Cut a hole at the center of the bread using a circular 5cm cookie cutter. Set the bread aside. Cook bacon in a small, nonstick skillet … Continue reading Pesto Egg-in-a-Hole with Bacon

Veggie “Pizza” Omelet

Ingredients 1/4 cup (60 ml) bell peppers, chopped 1/4 cup (60 ml) onions, chopped 2 teaspoons (10 ml) olive oil, divided 2 large eggs 1 tablespoon (15 ml) milk 1/4 cup (60 ml) part-skim mozzarella, grated Method Heat one teaspoon olive oil in a small, nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Saute the onions and peppers … Continue reading Veggie “Pizza” Omelet

Smoked Salmon Scrambled Eggs

Ingredients 2 large eggs 1 1/2 tablespoons (22.5 ml) milk 2 stalks of chives, chopped (green onions work, too) 2 teaspoons (10 ml) olive oil 56 grams smoked salmon, roughly chopped Method Whisk together the eggs, milk and chopped chives or onion. Heat oil in a small, nonstick skillet over medium heat. Scramble eggs using … Continue reading Smoked Salmon Scrambled Eggs

Hard-Boiled Egg & Avocado Half Bagel

Ingredients 1/2 whole-grain bagel 1/2 medium avocado, mashed 1/4 teaspoon (1.25 ml) garlic powder Salt and pepper, to taste 2 slices tomato 1 hard-boiled egg, sliced into quarters Method Toast the whole-grain bagel to desired doneness. Mix garlic powder, salt and pepper with the mashed avocado. Spread the avocado mixture onto the bagel. Top with … Continue reading Hard-Boiled Egg & Avocado Half Bagel

Roasted Chicken Caesar Salad Wrap

Lupus Foundation of America September 13, 2017 Try a healthy twist on classic picnic sandwiches. Wraps are simple to make and they pack up easily, so you can bring them wherever you choose to dineal fresco. This flavourful version is sure to appeal to both adults and kids. Serve with fresh in-season fruit. Servings: 4 … Continue reading Roasted Chicken Caesar Salad Wrap

Why Fat Here Is Dangerous.

BUSINESS INSIDER | LIFE Fat in one part of your body is particularly dangerous for your health — here's what an exercise scientist says you can do about it Kevin Loria , Business Insider US Sep 24 Reducing belly fat will make you healthier. Reducing belly fat will make you healthier. Fat that accumulates around … Continue reading Why Fat Here Is Dangerous.

Sweet Pepper and Tomato Tuna

Ingredients 500g pack boxed thin spaghetti or linguini (optional) 340g canned tuna (ideally packed in olive oil) 2–4 tbsp extra-virgin olive oil 2 large garlic cloves, minced (or about 2 tbsp) 2–3 sweet mini bell peppers, chopped 1 can organic diced tomatoes, with juice 2–3 tbsp olives, pitted and chopped 1 tsp capers, drained 1 … Continue reading Sweet Pepper and Tomato Tuna