Grilling Vegetables

Grilled Veggies

The warm summer months are approaching, meaning that BBQ season is just around the corner. With this come the media messages about the dangers of barbecuing.  Although there can be some risks associated with grilling, if done properly, this form of cooking can be a great way to get outdoors and enjoy local summer foods. Continue reading


Tasty Taco Salad

Taco salad

Warm summer weather means BBQ season and time for tasty salads. Salads are one of my favourite summer foods because they don’t require turning the oven on and turning my tiny 600sqft apartment into a sauna. The only issue with salads is sometimes I’m hungry 30min later. Not with this tasty taco salad. There is enough vegetables to count for three servings of vegetables and enough protein in this salad to keep you full.  Continue reading

Choosing Lactose Free Products

Reasons for Choosing Lactose Free:

People have various reasons for choosing lactose free products, including vegan diets, lactose intolerance, milk allergy and some don’t believe in drinking milk. Whatever your reasons, it is important to choose a lactose free product that will meet your nutritional needs. Some are low in protein and calories while others are high in sugar and contain little nutrients. People with lactose intolerance who like milk might be happy to learn that many people can tolerate lactose in small amounts especially if taken with meals. Also keep in mind that despite the many claims in the media, Canadian milk is hormone free and safe to consume.

Grocery store shelves and fridges are lined with a number of lactose free milk products ranging from lactose free milk, to Almond Milk all the way to flax seed milk! It can be confusing and frustrating trying to find a product that compares nutritionally to milk.

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