Many people are already used to shopping at farmers’ markets. Some do it every week and it’s their main source of food, others only shop here once in a while to pick up seasonal fruits and vegetables, but there are also people who come to farmers’ markets for quality family time and educational purposes. Parents […]
Grapes make wonderful wine, refreshing juices, sweet dried fruits and cakes that are some of the most delicious to have ever been created. Aside, however, from being used in various recipes, grapes are also wonderful fruits to consume on their own and definitely a type of berries recommended for daily consumption.
Turnip is a root vegetable that takes two years to complete a lifecycle. During the first year of life, turnip develops the part that is edible, in the second year producing flowers and setting seed. Having a round shape and a white flesh, turnips are also found purple or yellow on the outside. Both the […]
They are the freshest, the biggest and some even among the best in the world; these are Canadian farmers’ markets that take shopping to an entirely different level. We’re talking about fresh markets at which you’ll find a humongous variety of locally produced foods and fruits and veggies that you can smell just how fresh […]
If you live close to Aldergrove, British Columbia and want to see how a goji berry farm looks like, you only have to go as far as Gojoy Berry Farm, the first successful goji farm in Canada. Wait until July, and you can pick the berries yourself, to take home, of course, because once harvesting […]
Tagging along in the cruciferous family with vegetables such as broccoli, Brussels sprouts, cabbage, turnips and kale among others, cauliflower is a vitamins-packed food with many benefits, especially when consumed on a regular basis. Cauliflower is not, however, one of the vegetables that can be eaten excessively without some side effects, but it is an […]
Can you really say snacks are healthy? Is there really such a thing as eating without overdoing? Even with healthy snacks like nuts and dried fruits moderation is still required. You’re only supposed to eat so much of a mix per day: nuts about 4 to 7 pieces and dried fruits 1 to 2 pieces. […]
In Europe, legislation exists that prohibits the use of certain chemicals in textile manufacturing. Similar interdictions also exist in the US and Canada for the same reason, because these substances were shown to have negative effects on humans and the environment. Most common chemicals in clothing manufacturing Toxic chemicals serve specific purposes in the manufacturing […]
It’s not a question of orange juice or water versus replenishing drinks anymore. No, for both athletes and gym-see regulars nowadays it’s about sports drinks over energy drinks and vice versa. There are many differences between them, although people often mistake one for another. But they each contain particular ingredients and serve different purposes. Sports […]
Yellow, pink, green, Egyptian, Mexican or Chinese – onions come in more sizes, forms and varieties than most people can imagine. What most people do at the grocery store is they pick up the most commonly used variety, the yellow onions which are great for cooking indeed but slightly less recommended raw. There’s no time […]
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