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What the Heck are Lotus Seeds?
2 years ago

What the Heck are Lotus Seeds?

There’s an increase in healthier puffed and crunchy snacks on the market. Traditional popped corn is getting competition from popped chickpeas, sorghum, quinoa and wait, lotus seeds. What the heck …
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Popcorn – make it a healthy snack
9 years ago

Popcorn – make it a healthy snack

Bursting Kernels

When I started to work in the area of agri-food, I was introduced to the difference between the sweet corn and popping corn.  There are several types of …
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Sugar Shock
10 years ago

Sugar Shock

Did you know Dr. Phil’s wife doesn’t eat sugar…Beets and carrots have too much sugar…Jamie Oliver suggests flavoured milk is the one of the key causes of childhood obesity…Sugar is toxic…

Yikes! …
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Quinoa – Ancient Grain Superfood
10 years ago

Quinoa – Ancient Grain Superfood

Quinoa (“KEEN-WA”) is the superfood of the ancient grains, and for good reason. It is high in both protein and fibre. Quinoa is a great food for the Celiac community …
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Glycemic Index
11 years ago

Glycemic Index

  • It was 2004 and the ‘No Carb Craze’ still had momentum (more in the US than in Canada), when I was invited to a conference about Glycemic Index (GI) …
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Cupcakes – Magnolia Bakery (you have spoiled me!)
11 years ago

Cupcakes – Magnolia Bakery (you have spoiled me!)

Okay, I’ll admit it being a RD, I’m more of a cook than a baker. So when I want to indulge in a freshly baked sweet, I need it to …
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