Recipe of the Week: Rhubarb Chutney and Rhubarb, Stem Ginger and Cinnamon Fool

Rhubarb, for me, brings back memories of rhubarb and custard, or rather a 1970s BBC animated cartoon that I watched avidly as a child (showing my age now!) - "Roobarb and Custard"! Why was I suddenly reminded of this old cartoon? The sight of fresh BC grown rhubarb in the grocery store which is now in … Continue reading Recipe of the Week: Rhubarb Chutney and Rhubarb, Stem Ginger and Cinnamon Fool

Recipe of the Week: Anything with Maple Syrup in it!

Who knew that Maple Syrup had a season? Well this new Canadian passport holder didn't! And I'm surprised I passed the Citizenship test without knowing that vital piece of information! My saving grace, I guess, is that I just love the stuff - particularly smothered over fluffy pancakes. The maple syrup season usually starts in … Continue reading Recipe of the Week: Anything with Maple Syrup in it!

Make Healthier Choices – Virtual Grocery Store!

. The Shopping Sense tool – found at http://www.shoppingsensebc.ca  – is a new addition to the Healthy Families BC website. The site provides an experience that mirrors an in-store, dietitian-led tour, helping families plan meals, prepare budgets and develop safe food-handling practices. “We can’t underestimate the importance of healthy eating,” said Melodie Yong, registered dietitian … Continue reading Make Healthier Choices – Virtual Grocery Store!