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  • Dr Pamela RD eats: Hello 123

    Hello 123 is the fabulous new restaurant from the owners of Kupfert and Kim. I just love that they have expanded their concept beyond upscale grab and go to include a bright and happy cafe with table service and innovative dishes. Cauliflower Hummus Bowl In Toronto we are lucky enough to have a growing collection of vegan restaurants, but while it is getting easy to find vegan comfort food (yum!) I love to sink my…
  • Seven steps to a (more) ethical wardrobe

    Holiday shopping season is upon us!! That means it is open season on the best part of all: buying stuff for ourselves while shopping for others!! (Oh, wait, was that just me?) The problem with fast fashion The problem is, that we have become a little compulsive with our shopping habits. According to the documentary A The True Cost, the world now consumes about 80 billion new pieces of clothing each year! That is 400%…

  • Vegan “meatballs”

    These vegan “meatballs” are made from store cupboard ingredients, and will delight your family with their delicious flavour and great texture

  • Plant-based milks; safe for young children?

    There has been some coverage in the media lately, calling into question the safety of plant-based milks as a beverage for young children. The authors raise three concerns: The amount of protein in plant-based milks The sugars in plant-based milks Fortification in plant-based milks   Let’s take a look at those three concerns, and see if the science backs them up.   Protein   Let’s start with what I agree with. It is certainly true…

  • Canada’s New Food Guide: hoping for better

    Within a year, Canadians will have a brand new Food Guide–hopefully one that incorporates the latest science on healthy eating–namely, increased consumption of fruits, vegetables and legumes, and a decreased emphasis on meat, milk, and eggs. This reform is supported by the latest research, but unsurprisingly, Canada’s meat and dairy industries are fighting these changes. Health Canada had promised a transparent process, however, secret memos obtained by the Globe and Mail indicate that Agriculture and…