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The Clean 15

May 8th 2014

The Environmental Working Group (EWG), a nonprofit organization that advocates for policies that protect global and individual health, has published the 2014 version of  the 12 foods having the highest pesticide load, making them the most important to buy organic versions.  At the opposite end of the contamination spectrum, here’s the list of Foods That You Don’t Have to Buy Organic also known as the ‘Clean 15′: Read the rest of this entry »

The Dirty Dozen

May 8th 2014

The Environmental Working Group (EWG), a nonprofit organization that advocates for policies that protect global and individual health, has published the 2014 version of  the 12 foods having the highest pesticide load, making them the most important to buy organic versions. Read the rest of this entry »

Cooking with your family, for health and pleasure

March 3rd 2014

SOSCuisine/Family cookingDo you know that families who cook and dine together have better eating habits? Unfortunately, throughout the Western world, people are cooking less than in the past and the act of eating together has also reduced. According to a survey that Dietitians of Canada conducted among 4,000 respondents, the reasons for this include a lack of time (30%), lack of energy (26%), ideas (23%), planning (17%) and cooking skills (3%).
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DIY tartare

January 21st 2014

SOSCuisine/Beef TartareOf late, tartare has become a serious cause for concern ever since several customers complained of food poisoning in Marché 27, a tartare bar in Montreal.

So as not to deprive yourself of the delights of tartare, I invite you to quite simply prepare it yourself, by making sure you follow the below tips:
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Long live the frozen fruit and vegetables!

January 15th 2014

SOSCuisine/Frozen vegetablesIn the heart of winter, fresh produce is limited—or expensive-, which forces many of us to turn to canned or frozen options.

My preference goes to frozen products because no salt or sugar is added during their manufacturing process. Frozen foods are processed immediately after picking, which minimizes the loss of nutrients. The freezing process itself also helps to preserve them. They are washed, bleached, often cut (practical!), then brought quickly to low temperature. In addition, I can buy locally grown frozen produce.
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King-cake, an Epiphany tradition

January 6th 2014

SOSCuisine/Galette des roisThe King-cake, which celebrates Epiphany, is traditionally sold and eaten in France a few days before and after this festival day.

In northern France, it consists of flaky puff pastry often stuffed with various fillings such as frangipane (almond cream), fruits, cream, or chocolate. In southern France, the cake is usually a brioche with candied fruits arranged on top like an orange blossom-scented crown.
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4 mealtimes for kids this winter

December 26th 2013

Suggestions for decorating your meals with some festive spirit this holiday season…

 

Christmas Pancake Tree by SOSCuisine

I. Morning

The morning meal is very important for children: it should provide them with the proper energy intake to last all morning. Breakfast recipes containing the ever popular crepes are an ideal way to start the day.

We offer you the Breakfast “Julia” with a twist to the pancake presentation that will perk up even the biggest sleepyheads early in the morning!

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