The Powerful Pomegranate

Tina Gravalos

Fun fact. Pomegranates can contain over 600 seeds! Pretty cool, right? Although they can be quite messy to open up and get the delicious seeds out, they are totally worth the effort, and the wait, for all of their glorious benefits. In Canada, we get most of our pomegranates from California and the season for them is around September - December. A little short lived, just like many other fruits but when the iron is hot, we must strike!  You might not know it when you devour the tart seeds or juice, that basically taste like candy, that you’re fuelling...

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Avocado...the good kind of fat!

Tina Gravalos

Back in the 80’s, when fat phobia really started to become a “thing”, most people would quickly walk by the avocados at the grocery store, not even giving them a second look. This was due to research that put fear into people that certain foods with saturated fats like red meat and eggs could lead to heart disease. So, naturally, people really freaked out and basically grouped all types of fats into this one category. By the way, since then, this research has been debunked!  But, during this fear of fat craze, grocery store shelves were filled with low-fat products...

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What Is The Mediterranean Diet And What Is It Comprised of?

Cedar Valley
The Mediterranean diet is getting a lot of attention. People are quickly adopting the diet and health professionals are embracing it. You hear the name being thrown around alot, but what exactly is the Mediterranean diet comprised of? What’s all the buzz about, and does this highly regarded diet actually work?
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Top 15 Health Benefits of Olive Oil

Cedar Valley
Olive oil is widely known for being one of the healthiest oils for consumption through various means, and many studies, research, and experts show that it has an incredible amount of health benefits. It’s also a staple and main source of fat in the Mediterranean diet, which was voted the top diet of 2019 by doctors.
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What is Fattoush?

Cedar Valley
What fattoush is, why it became so popular, and how to ensure the one you make is delicious and as authentic as possible.
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