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Supermarket savvy: 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.

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!

David Rocco helps bring families together around the table

A new study hosted on the Angus Reid Forum for Barilla Canada reveals that although nearly all Canadian parents surveyed feel sharing meals is important to connecting with their children, less than half have family meals every day.

7 Simple and Healthy Breakfast Hacks in partnership with Minute Maid’s Breakfast Day in Canada

With nearly one million Canadian children at risk of getting nothing to eat before they go to school, Breakfast Club and Minute Maid provide students across the country with Minute Maid 100% Orange Juice to help them start their day on the right foot.

Sprinkle-Coated Sugar Cookies

Sprinkle-coated sugar cookies are easy and quick to make when you need festively decorated cookies fast!

Eating a gluten-free diet? Here are 5 foods you don’t have to skip.

These simple food swaps allow you to eat gluten-free without sacrificing great flavour.

Packing the Perfect Picnic

But picnics are making a comeback - instead of jockeying for position on the patio, go find yourself a patch of grass. You'd be surprised how many foods are perfectly portable.

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