Healthy Holiday TreatsHer Excellency, Sharon Johnston’s Christmas Spiced Beef RecipeEating on the GoHealthy LunchesWarCake: Remembering from the Home Front

Healthy Holiday Treats

Who says you can’t have a healthy diet that includes treats? The secret is to use real foods, wholesome ingredients, and watch your sugar.  Sugar comes in all forms, like glucose (simple sugar), fructose (fruit sugar), and lactose (milk sugar) to name a few.  All sugars will cause problems when taken in excess.  These may include...
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Her Excellency, Sharon Johnston’s Christmas Spiced Beef Recipe

Her Excellency Sharon Johnston would like to share her favourite Christmas recipes with Canadian military families. Spiced beef and cinnamon buns are traditionally shared at their table over the holiday season. The cinnamon bun recipe is the same one Her Excellency used many years ago in Mount Tremblant, when she and her daughters sold buns out of the back of their station wagon to help the girls learn and appreciate the French language. She hopes you enjoy these recipes as much as her family does

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Eating on the Go

Do you find yourself running from place to place, often on an empty stomach or with a burger in your hand? Life is fast. We can’t always enjoy a nice, relaxing meal at home, with no interruptions or stress. We are busy people. So, what do you do? Hit a fast food place on your way...
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Healthy Lunches

Best-of-Website-Fall2013-1Ah, summer is over and another school year begins. It’s time to say goodbye to sunny weekends, camping trips and the long days of summer. It’s back to routine and making lunches. Are you ready for some new, fresh ideas? Want to give your...
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WarCake: Remembering from the Home Front

By Audra Thorn War Cake Every year we remember. Part of how I remember is by paying homage to the people who lived through this painful time. This year I have decided to learn more about what was happening in our own country during the war years. Particularly concerning the ritual of rationing. We’ve heard a lot...
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