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Muesli and Granola: Do You Know the Difference?

Browsing the breakfast cereal aisle, it can be difficult to work out what’s best among all the attractive packaging and labels like “all natural,” “organic,” “superfoods” etc. We have already shared our criteria for making an informed choice. But following a question by one of our readers, today I’m going to explain the difference between […]

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TOP 5: Recipes to Discover Swiss Gastronomy

Those of us who love food love Swiss gastronomy, notably because of their cheese and chocolate based recipes. Like in Canada, climate characterized by cold winters has influenced traditional recipes: they are usually comforting and copious. The gastronomy of adjacent countries like Germany, France and Northern Italy have also influenced Swiss cuisine. To mark Swiss […]

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TOP 5: Refreshing Poke Bowl Recipes

Straight from Hawaii, poke bowls are the latest food trend. You’ve no doubt noticed them on social media platforms and restaurant menus. It’s a bowl of raw fish cubes with vegetables and rice. A little bit like deconstructed sushi. The secret of its popularity lies in the freshness of its ingredients, and its photogenic and […]

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TOP 5: Summery Corn Recipes

Corn originally comes from central America, where it’s eaten as a vegetable. In the supermarket, you can find locally-grown corn on the cob from mid July to Fall, but it’s also available year-round in cans and frozen. Corn adds a particularly sweet flavour in a dish. To help you bite into some corn this summer, […]

Common Allergies: Mustard, Eggs, Soy

In our last common allergies article, we covered peanuts, wheat, and milk. In this article, we’ll look at three more common allergies that are a little less obvious: mustard, eggs, and soy.

TOP 10: Worry-Free Inflammatory Bowel Disease Recipes

Inflammatory bowel disease is no joke. While we know that diet and lifestyle can have an effect on symptoms, we still don’t really know the underlying causes. Even so, if you or somebody you know suffers from IBD, you know that certain foods can trigger symptoms. Luckily, SOSCuisine’s team of registered dietitians works hard to make […]

Clever Tips for Travelling with Food Allergies

“She won’t be able to eat anything during our trip! Why has she chosen this destination?” That’s the kind of reaction provoked by my trip to Thailand with my friend Vanessa, who happens to be seriously allergic to peanuts. Complicated? Dangerous? Daring? Travelling when you have food allergies provides a challenge at every meal. However, […]

Can Coffee and Alcohol prevent Alzheimer’s Disease?

It’s now well known that to prevent Alzheimer’s disease and other neurodegenerative illnesses, a healthy lifestyle is essential; regular exercise, a healthy weight, not smoking, eating a Mediterranean diet, etc. But what about specific foods? Is there evidence to suggest that consuming coffee or alcohol, for example, could help prevention? I’ll answer the question in […]

7 Perfect Beer and Food Pairings

Summer is always a fantastic time to try a brand new, refreshing beer. We’ve already talked about thebest foods to make on the terrace, but what about beer and food pairings? Beer is the go-to drink for many people and everybody has their preferences. So, we’ve chosen some of the most popular styles of beer […]

The Clean 15

24 April, 2017 2 Comments

The Environmental Working Group (EWG), a nonprofit organization that advocates for policies that protect global and individual health, has published the 2017 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 […]

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The Dirty Dozen

24 April, 2017 No Comments

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

Hockey Mom Tip: How to Make an Off-Season Nutrition Program

Not everyone has an off-season from hockey. Hockey takes over some people’s lives year round.