Goodness for Everyone: March is Nutrition Month

Inspiration, Energy and Wellness for All Find nutrition events, recipes and loads of food facts available through the Dietitians of Canada in Nutrition Month.  Want to up your cooking game?  Check Cookspiration for luscious good for you recipes, such as avocado fries, Mexican squash and bean salad, raspberry lemon muffin magic and much more. Continue reading Goodness for Everyone: March is Nutrition Month

Toronto Celebrates Canada’s 150th

 Dozens of Canada 150 Celebrations the First Weekend of July and  Beyond Check out the line up of Canada Day celebrations going on in our Toronto.  We love history, walking tours, multiculturalism, food, dance, film, music, of course fireworks and so much more.  The celebrations extend well beyond this one weekend we gather to rejoice in having this amazing place to call home. Where: Throughout … Continue reading Toronto Celebrates Canada’s 150th

Cabbagetown Awaits You

See Architecture and History, Charming Shops and Cafes for All Tastes See the largest collection of Victorian era architecture in North America here in central Toronto. Use this “Map & Tips On Where To Start” which also has a comprehensive list of notable former Cabbagetown people and a self guided walking tour of streets with their homes.  Also visit the historic Riverdale Farm, always free, open 9am to 5pm … Continue reading Cabbagetown Awaits You

Canada’s Largest Rib & Craft Beer Festival Tour

Come Help Kick of Barbecue Season Grab some ribs and craft beer from breweries across Ontario at the Yonge-Dundas Square Ribfest.  Come enjoy the laid back atmosphere and some music with summer just around the corner. Where: Yonge and Dundas Square, 1 Dundas St. East, Toronto ON When: May 18-21 Thursday 11AM – 11PM, Friday 11AM – 11PM, Saturday 11AM – 11PM, Sunday 11AM – 10PM. Cost: admission is free. Food and … Continue reading Canada’s Largest Rib & Craft Beer Festival Tour

Wellness and Support Programs and Services for Everyone in Ontario

Community Health Centres throughout Ontario provide a wide range of programs to  improve physical, emotional, social and economic well being of individuals Centres also connect people to medical services and other programs. These are some the programs and services they may offer: managing chronic disease nutrition artiistic expression for stress reduction living well in community with mental illness laughter for wellness gathering with fellow knitters practicing English … Continue reading Wellness and Support Programs and Services for Everyone in Ontario

Good Fresh Food, Great Prices

Get Fresh Vegetables and Fruits at Prices Significantly Lower than Supermarkets Good Food Box has been around across Canada since 1990. This non-profit volunteer run organization was founded on the belief that everyone has the right to good food.  Priority for sourcing quality produce is what is local and sustainable.  In Toronto alone, 1500 boxes per week are packed and picked up. I have used … Continue reading Good Fresh Food, Great Prices

Health Benefits of Eating Nuts – Cashews can help Depression — Be Like Water

Nuts and seeds are rich in energy and nutrients. Nuts nutrition loaded with excellent source of monounsaturated-fatty acids (MUF) such as oleic and palmitoleic acids, which help to lower LDL or “bad cholesterol” and increase HDL or “good cholesterol.” Research studies suggest that Mediterranean diet that is rich in MUF to prevent coronary artery disease, strokes by favoring healthy blood […] via Health Benefits of Eating … Continue reading Health Benefits of Eating Nuts – Cashews can help Depression — Be Like Water

Good Living at The Big Carrot

Quality Health Information for Quality Life Good life is built on good health.  Every Thursday evening The Big Carrot offers free lectures lead by nutritionists, naturopaths and other health care professionals.  Curious about causes of aches and pains, cancer prevention, organics, controlling metabolism and much more?  Come out learn more and make your good life better. Where:  Room 212, 348 Danforth Ave, Toronto. When:  7 pm- … Continue reading Good Living at The Big Carrot

Good Produce at Amazing Prices

Weston Flea Market offers some the best bargains on fruits and vegetables in Toronto! I have been able to keep some my deals from this place in my fridge for over a week, others need to be prepared and used quickly.  I am always pleased to support a local business and this lively Afghani family business is no exception. Sales are outdoors, weather permitting and move … Continue reading Good Produce at Amazing Prices