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Eat fruits and vegetables daily in 5 easy steps!

December 16th 2013

Healthy eating is a key component of our health and well-being.

Did you know that the daily consumption of vegetables and fruits might help reduce the risk of certain types of cancer?  Moreover, regularly eating large amounts of fruits and vegetables can also reduce the risk of heart disease. Yet it is not always easy to include these foods in our daily meals, among other things, for lack of time and organization.

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The best food items for the food drive

December 10th 2013

Top10 dons alimentaires sur le blog de SOSCuisine

Sadly the list of non-perishable items required by food banks for helping families in need is very long.

This list includes, among other items, basic food such as flour, sugar, oil, rice, breakfast cereals, and canned vegetables. Of course you can also choose pastries and more expensive food that underprivileged families can’t treat themselves to.

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Food for thought: “Live Below the Line” with $1.75/day

April 26th 2013

Have you heard about the “Live Below the Line” challenge? In a nutshell, it’s a fund-raising campaign that’s challenging the way we think about poverty. About 20,000 people are expected to take up the challenge this year. In Canada, it’s a matter of living on $1.75 a day for 5 days, next week, from April 29 to May 3.

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Valentine’s Day menus, recipes and can’t-miss chocolate dessert

February 6th 2013

Quite a few of you have asked me to plan a special Valentine’s Day menu. I have prepared 2, which are equally mouth-watering, but are quite different nutritionally (calories and fats).

Pick the one that is best for you:

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Super Bowl recipes

January 29th 2013

The next Super Bowl is only few days away. We love to watch our favorite game together with our friends, glued to the TV, tucking into some good finger licking food and guzzling beer!

So, in keeping with tradition, we are recommending some dishes, that can be easily prepared in advance and be eaten easily in front of the TV.

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Poutine Week Montreal

January 28th 2013

You love fries, cheese and gravy ? You’ll be glad to know that a poutine-lover’s dream is coming true: The first-ever Poutine Week Montreals is going to take place February 1st to 7th.

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Have a Soupy New Year!

January 9th 2013

After the holidays, we all look forward to eating less fancy foods that are low in calories but still good to taste. Hearty soups are ideal, because they have a low ‘caloric density‘ (fewer calories compared to their mass) and are therefore particularly suitable for those who wish to lose weight. For example, the average caloric density of SOS Cuisine’s Smart Meal Plans for Weight Loss is 1.3 calories per gram.

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