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The Nathan Phillips Square farmer’s market

The Nathan Phillips Square farmer’s market

Lisa19 August 20131 min read

This morning, I woke up early to visit the farmer’s market at Nathan Phillips Square (aka Toronto City Hall) for my search for Ontario heirloom cherry tomatoes. This is one…

Ontario heirloom cherry tomatoes

Ontario heirloom cherry tomatoes

Lisa15 August 20131 min read

Although it hasn’t really felt like summer out her in Toronto this year, there is one thing always marks the summer season – farmer’s markets. It’s hard to believe that…

Food Share – The Good Food box

Food Share – The Good Food box

Lisa15 August 20133 min read

I tried a community shared agriculture (CSA) program in the past but found it to be a little too rigid because I had to sign up for a set amount of…

Community shared agriculture programs

Community shared agriculture programs

Lisa7 June 20132 min read

I work with a group of dietitians, so naturally, the subject of food has a tendency to come up. One of my colleagues grew up on a farm and told…

Chicken bouillon – Some additional details…cost and sodium content

Chicken bouillon – Some additional details…cost and sodium content

Lisa16 June 20113 min read

The results from the chicken bouillon taste test pointed to a clear winner. The vast majority preferred the taste of the Chicken bouillon gel capsules. I also have to agree,…

Plant sterols: How do they work?

Plant sterols: How do they work?

Lisa4 October 20102 min read

You may have seen a number of products in the market lately with plant sterols (also known as phytosterols). What are they? Plant sterols are natural components that are found…

How it all began…

How it all began…

Lisa9 September 20101 min read

I’ve always been a bit of a purist when it comes to baking, I have always used butter in recipes and have never thought of using margarine. I figured, when it…