8 food swaps for optimum health & more (Plus: Win amazing food prizes!)
We love living and eating green, so this month we’re bringing you tips and inspiration that will keep your taste buds – and the planet – happy. Find out how to decode common (and confusing) eco-labels, see which foods you should always buy organic, and make 8 easy food swaps for optimum health (including some surprises!). For the do-it-yourselfer in the family, we have a tutorial to build a veggie box and tips for growing herbs indoors. BONUS: a toast to Canada’s homegrown micro-distilleries.
An edition about food wouldn’t be complete without delicious recipes: jump-start your day with 5 fabulous smoothie recipes. Try kid-approved Alphabet Soup. Celebrate autumn with yummy seasonal favourites: Pumpkin & Millet Muffins, Coconut Gingersnap Sweet Potato Pie and vegan Butternut Squash Mac & Cheeze.
Last but not least, enter our Eat Drink (Better) Contest to win fantastic food prizes!
Decoding food labels
What do food buzzwords like “organic” and “free-range” really mean?
A simple guide to safer produce
Avoid toxic fruits and veggies with the 2013 Dirty Dozen list
8 easy food swaps for optimal health
Make these surprising switches the next time you shop
Build a Veggie Box
Starve the water-loving, industrial food giant and grow your own!
6 tips for cultivating herbs indoors
Spirit of the Hoser
A toast to homegrown micro-distilleries
Yoga Etiquette 101
5 Smoothie Recipes!
Delicious, healthy ideas—all in one convenient post
Kids love this flavourful, nourishing soup recipe
Pumpkin and Millet Muffins
A recipe you’ll crave all autumn long
Coconut-Gingersnap Sweet Potato Pie
A creamy dessert with a slightly exotic crust
Butternut Squash Mac & Cheeze
Try this healthier version of the boxed classic
The Urban Food Revolution
by Peter Ladner
by Michael Pollan
It’s All Good
by Gwyneth Paltrow
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