Protein Vegetables

How to Get More Protein from Vegetables

by Nevine El-Chibini  Did you know? When it comes to protein, many vegetables can deliver a healthy dose? The Canadian food guide was revised to include more plant foods on our plates, ...
Survey fresh produce

TQSOI Launches Survey on Access to fresh produce in the West Island

Table de Quartier Sud de-l'Ouest-de-l'île (TQSOI) has launched a survey on access to fresh fruits and vegetables for the residents in the West Island. From the research done by the...

Habit-based Healthy Eating for Life

By Nevine  El-Chibini Did you know? When it comes to eating, healthy habits that are introduced one at a time tend to be cemented more as a way of life than cold...

Nana’s whipped shortbread

These quick and easy whipped shortbread cookies make a great addition to any celebration dinner. 1 1/3 cups all-purpose flour 3 tbsp cornstarch 3/4 tsp salt 3/4 cup softened unsalted butter, do not...
Food

Can Certain Foods Help to Beat Inflammation?

by Nevine El-Chibini Chronic inflammation can be as a result of years of wear and tear, lack of vital nutrients and exercise, environmental toxins and chronic stress resulting in...
N4N Food Drive will benefit 5 local food banks on November 4 at Provigo Le Marche Kirkland, Rhonda Massad, West Island News, West Island Blog

N4N Food Drive will benefit 5 local food banks on November 4 at Provigo...

by Rhonda Massad On Sunday, November 4, the third annual Neighbours for Neighbours Food Drive will gather non-perishable food to benefit five local food banks on the West Island. Donations...
School lunch

Back to School Lunches: 5 + 1 Tips for Making Sure Your Kids Eat

By Mona Andrei This post originally appeared on Westmountmag.ca Parenting, as we all know, is a role we grow into and it’s full of contradictions. We discover how much love we can...
Blueberry Upside-down Cake

Blueberry Upside-down Cake

For the blueberries and sauce:   1/4 cup melted butter 1/2 cup brown sugar 2 cups blueberries 1 tbsp lemon juice.   For the cake:   1/2 cup butter, softened 3⁄4 cup sugar 1 egg 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1 1⁄2 cups...

Lighten up your summer with a salad

by Nevine El-Chibini The heat is on! This time of year begs for lighter nourishment and luckily, fresh from the garden or farm varieties are available and great options. DID YOU...
A simple, fresh and zesty salad full of flavour and ready in less than 5 minutes.

Fennel and Blood Orange Salad

A simple, fresh and zesty salad full of flavour and ready in less than 5 minutes.   INGREDIENTS 4 medium-sized blood oranges 2 medium fennel bulbs sea salt to taste ground pepper to taste 1/4 cup...

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