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Supermarket Savvy: Identifying Hidden Sugars

Just because a label doesn’t broadcast sugar by its common name doesn’t mean it isn’t there. In fact, there are upwards of 50 different names for added sugar (!), and some of them could trick even the smartest shopper. Here are a few to look out for.

7 easy gluten-free swaps

Gluten-free? Lucky for all of us, the world is changing and adapting to the wheat-free life. These simple food swaps allow you to eat GF without sacrificing great flavour. And who wouldn't want that?

10 Tips for Better School Lunches

Preparing school lunch for your kids can be a timely, tedious event, even for the most organized parent.

Make-Ahead Scalloped Potatoes

The trouble with traditional scalloped potatoes is that they go into the oven raw, and then take an age to cook. The solution is to par-cook the potatoes (and as a bonus, cook them in cream!) or even pre-cook the whole dish. 

4 ways to up your homemade pizza game

Takeout is great, but making your own pizza masterpiece is better. A great pie doesn't ask for much, just that you put some care and effort into these four main components. 

When is a healthy time to eat dinner?

Family meals are indeed key for good health, both physical and mental. After all, it is an opportunity for sharing the day’s events. The timing, though, may be a problem.

We asked a chef: Answers to your kitchen and cooking questions

You posed your pressing kitchen questions and we found the expert to answer. Read on for foodie wisdom from Shai Mandel, owner of Toronto children’s cooking school Rooks to Cooks.

No-piping required birthday cakes

No need to mess around with piping tips to get an adorable cake for your kid’s big day (or any other random day that requires cake!).

Ask a Dietitian: Tips on fruit and veggie costs and preparations

Eating more produce packed with nutrients and assorted health-promoting compounds offers a variety of perks including easier weight management and a decreased likelihood of developing many chronic diseases.


Upgrade your lemonade stand

DIY lemonade can bring your lemonade stand up a notch - and you can flavour it with fresh herbs from the garden, or colour it pink with grated beets!

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