What is the healthiest oil for your salad?

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 […]

How to get kids to eat vegetables

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 […]

Keep Your Heart Healthy: The Heart Benefits of Pomegranate

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!  Heart disease is the 2nd leading cause of death […]

Reasons to Support Small Business

Running a small business at the best of times is challenging. We would not be where we are today without the dedicated support of our community. You truly are why we do what we do. ? When you shop local, you become a part of their story. For us, that means joining our family. Can […]

Staghorn Sumac: What is it, where do you get it, and what’s it good for?

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. What is Sumac and where […]

We’re Nuts About Coconut Oil!

Coconut oil provides more than just a lovely flavour, and there’s many reasons why we use it in our Pita Chips! You may have heard through the grapevine (or through the coconut trees?) some of the health benefits associated with coconut oil, including curbing appetite, healthier skin, and possibly even heart disease prevention. Read on […]

Yay, Pomegranates!

There’s nothing quite like the sweet satisfaction of cracking open a pomegranate to find an abundance of glistening, ruby-red jewels. This beautiful fruit is often referred to as the “Jewel of Autumn”, and November is World Pomegranate Month! It’s a great time for us to review what makes pomegranates such a great addition to your […]

Garlic: Tasty, Versatile, and Healthy!

Garlic is the go-to ingredient you can add to pretty much any savoury dish to make it better. Bread? Bring on the garlic! Stir-fry? You best be mincin’ it in! Hummus, without garlic? Unheard of! Garlic is the best friend of many cooks across the globe, with the exception of maybe Transylvania… the land of […]

It’s Tahini Time!

Tahini is so much more than the amazing secret ingredient that helped fuel a nation-wide obsession with hummus. If you’ve never tried tahini alone before – we’d recommend it, it’s delicious and deserves to be recognized like the star it is! Growing up in a Lebanese household, tahini was always a staple in our pantry. Traditionally, our […]

Turmeric, the Superhero Spice

To many, turmeric is known as the almost too good to be true, antioxidant, superfood. To us, turmeric is a superhero and a kitchen pantry must-have. With its anti-inflammatory health benefits, this is an ingredient that fits perfectly within our family of clean, healthy and delicious products. With this in mind, I knew I needed to use […]