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Gifts that Quench and Indulge

entertain, Shopping Reviews By November 26, 2015 Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , 3 Comments

It is already day 7, and our editorial board is famished and thirsty. We put ‘Gifts that Quench and Indulge’ together while salivating and are very much looking forward to a cocktail now!

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Have a Happy Holiday with your Pet

pets, Shopping Reviews By November 12, 2015 Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , 1 Comment

The holidays are upon us, and we spoke with Celebrity Pet Expert Harrison Forbes for a few tips on eliminating stress for our best friends during the busy holiday season. Here are his ideas on eliminating pet stress.

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5 Tips for Purrrfecting Cat Health

FAM, nourish, pets By October 30, 2015 Tags: , , , , , , , , No Comments

Most of us can agree that leading a healthy, fulfilled life is all about balance. We strive to eat nourishing, delicious food, find a form of exercise we enjoy, broaden our horizons through lifelong learning and surround ourselves with people we love and trust.

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Tips to Get Your Kids Helping in the Kitchen

EAT, FAM, family meals, health, kids By October 19, 2015 Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , 2 Comments

It’s halfway through October, and the dust of a new school year is starting to settle. As parents, we’re busy adjusting our schedules with an influx of homework, sports, and extracurricular activities. Trying to manage it all can be stressful, and meal-planning is just one more thing to worry about.

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Healthy School Lunch Ideas for Picky Eaters

EAT, lunches By August 29, 2013 Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , 7 Comments

I had a panic attack last week about the kids going back to school.  Our summer has been hot and full of learning.  Also a fair bit of goofing off.  And now I must think about fall clothes, proper shoes and (ugh)… school lunches.  Healthy school lunch ideas for picky eaters are hard to come by, so we’ve scoured our resources and assembled a comprehensive list for you.

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Summer BBQ tips

A Chef’s Summer BBQ Tips

EAT, entertain By August 2, 2013 Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , No Comments

Just in time for a long weekend, we have a special treat for you: a chef’s summer BBQ tips!  Chef Tom Filippou, Executive Chef President’s Choice Cooking Schools has given us an exclusive interview about the current trends and tips in BBQ.  Here he talks overcooking, smoking, menus and marinades.  Enjoy, and feel free to extend a dinner invitation to our team…  Have a great long weekend!

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Colourful Fish Tacos

EAT, family meals By October 1, 2012 Tags: , , , , , , , No Comments

Tacos are the new darling of the culinary world, and they help to inspire creativity, variety and healthfulness in our kids.  Not only fun and healthy as a meal, but fish tacos can help kids learn about sustainability in the seafood industry.  Parents can help their children learn more about the importance of sustainable seafood on the interactive www.oceansfortomorrow.com website sponsored by President’s Choice/Loblaws, who have made a commitment to sell only sustainable seafood products by the end of 2013. The link “school of fish” includes a list of fish at risk, a ‘did you know’ section, more recipes that kids will love, and tips for parents to help even their picky eater like to eat more fish.

Serves: 8
Skill level:
Advanced
Prep time:
20
Cooking time:
10
Total time:
30

Ingredients
2 tbsp (25 mL) sour cream
1 tbsp (15 mL) fresh lime juice
2 cups (500 mL) coarsely grated red cabbage, grated using large holes of box grater
4 green onions, thinly sliced on diagonal
½ tsp (2 mL) salt
Half jalapeño pepper, seeded and minced (optional)
2 pkgs (each 280 g) PC Blue Menu Wild Pacific Halibut Skinless Fillets, thawed
2 tbsp (25 mL) olive oil
1/8 tsp (0.5 mL) freshly ground black pepper
8 PC Blue Menu Jalapeño Corn Whole Grain Tortillas
½ cup (125 mL) PC Tomatillo Salsa
½ cup (125 mL) fresh coriander leaves

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F (180°C). In large bowl, stir together sour cream and lime juice. Stir in cabbage, green onions, ¼ tsp (1 mL) of the salt and jalapeño, if using; toss to coat.
  2. Cut each halibut fillet lengthwise into 6 strips. In large nonstick frying pan, heat olive oil over medium-high heat. Sprinkle halibut with pepper and remaining salt. Place in pan; cook until golden brown on both sides, about 2 to 3 minutes per side. Meanwhile, remove tortillas from package and wrap with foil; place in oven and heat 5 to 7 minutes.
  3. To assemble, fill tortillas with slaw, fish, salsa and coriander.

Nutritional information

Low in saturated fat pillar
Source of Fibre

Per serving:

220 calories
fat 8 g (1.5 g of it saturated)
sodium 440 mg
carbohydrate 22 g
fibre 4 g
protein 17 g
Omega-3 pillar

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