Hug a farmer

Last week I went to the farmers market in the hope of getting to talk to one and to know about the sustainable practices used by them when farming. The Farmers Market is held every Saturday morning around 5am and last up until 2pm, at St. Lawrence Market North; where food producers from across Southern Ontario…

Mum’s Vindaloo

For this blog I was asked to do an extensive research on Pork. I chose pork because it is a very popular and versatile meat. Most of the pork comes from choice butcher hogs that are about six months old at the age of slaughter. The entire dressed hog carcass weighs about 75 kilograms (165…

All Things Raspberry!

Hey dear readers, I hope everyone has enjoyed their Canada Day long weekend! It’s been so long since I last wrote a blog. And here I am today, back at my blog. My Canada Day weekend was amazing!! I attended the Blue Jays game on Canada Day and saw the massive celebration at the Rogers…

My Rendition of my Grandmother’s Classic Beetroot Soup

Well, hello there! I hope you all have had an amazing weekend; I on the other hand spent my weekend working on my grandmother’s classic beetroot soup. My grandmother has always been fond of beetroots; one could say she loved her beets to bits. She would often tell my brother and me, “Eat your beetroots well,…

Plant Based versus Animal Based Diets

What is a plant-based diet?  A plant-based diet or a person following a “plant-based diet” eats only plant foods; usually whole plants or a minimally processed version of it. To understand the importance of plant-based eating as a lifestyle and set of dietary choices, it’s helpful to understand why people choose this way of eating- including more…

Mediterranean Diet 

The Mediterranean diet has long been recognized as one of the healthiest and most delicious ways to eat. The core concept behind this healthy diet is to eat like the people who live in the Mediterranean region. The key components of a The Mediterranean diet emphasizes on eating primarily plant-based foods, such as fruits and…

Nutrition

Oh! Look, that’s me right there. I totally missed out on introducing myself, my name is Michelle Anne Chea and that’s a picture of me! I’ve been born and brought up in India, in a beautiful City called the “City Of Joy”, also known as Kolkata. This is my first time in Canada and I am just coping…

Majestic Mangosteen

Hey readers! I’m back again, after a long haul! Lately, we’ve been learning about fruits and vegetables and the different categories they fall under and guess what I found out! BANANAS ARE BERRIES!!! OH! MY! GOD! Like who would have thought of that? But it only made sense, when I read a particular article on…