Omega Crunch flax seed giveaway

As a dietitian, when I hear the word flax I automatically think “omega-3s, omega-6s and a good source of fibre”. However, I rarely stop to think about what flax actually is. What is flax? Flax is a flowering blue plant that grows in the cooler prairie provinces of Canada. Flax seeds have gained a lot ofContinue reading “Omega Crunch flax seed giveaway”

Bosc, Bartlett, Anjou and Red

It’s pear season and although pears aren’t one of the fruits that I usually buy, I’ve been reading up on French cuisine and notice they have a lot of fruit-based desserts (baked apples, poached pears, etc). Most recipes specify Bosc pears and I wanted to find out why. Is it because they taste different comparedContinue reading “Bosc, Bartlett, Anjou and Red”