Have you ever actually looked at the ingredients in a typical salad dressing? Many might automatically think it’s healthy, since it’s meant to accentuate a nutritious bowl of vegetables. But what if we told you that a typical bottle of dressing is full of preservatives, additives, and sodium? You may even find some that say they’re fat free, which usually means they’ve removed the fat and replaced it with sugar! Numerous marketing tricks are used to fool us into thinking we’re making healthy choices by eating salad, but if we top it with a dressing packed with things that aren’t good for us, we’re defeating the purpose!
It’s a tale as old as time: parents arguing with their children about eating vegetables. If you’re a parent, chances are you’ve had at least one battle with your kids over what they will or will not eat! One of our great success stories as a company is how many families have reached out to tell us thatour products arethe reason their kids now eat vegetables! How amazing is that? Besides using our dressings in a variety of ways (which we’ll get to), what are some other ways you can get kids to not only eat vegetables, but enjoy them? Read on to find out!
February is all about the heart, and not just because of Valentine’s Day! As Heart Month in Canada, this month we focus on the importance of cardiovascular health and all of the things we can do to keep our heart functioning happily at its optimal level!
Sumac, the superstar ingredient in Fattoush dressing! It’s a staple in Middle Eastern cooking but funny enough, sumac is mainly harvested right here in Canada! In this blog we’ll go on about this wonderfully versatile, antioxidant, and vitamin-rich spice, and how you can mix it in your dishes at home.