Canada’s food guide

Roasted Tomato and Chicken Pasta Recipe

Roasted Tomato and Chicken Pasta Recipe

There was so much interest in last week’s post about feeding a family with diverse preferences that I wanted to share one of the kid-friendlier recipes in my 30-Minute Heart Healthy Cookbook , this Roasted Tomato and Chicken Pasta. I use chicken thighs because they’re more forgiving than breasts, and easier on the budget, which helps if you’re feeding a…

Canada’s new food guide: Behind the headlines for people with heart concerns

Canada’s new food guide: Behind the headlines for people with heart concerns

For the most part, Canada’s new food guide, finally unveiled today, was designed with cardiovascular disease prevention in mind. A background document,  Canada’s dietary guidelines , notes that “cardiovascular disease is a serious public health concern.” Many of the scientific reports used for the “what to eat” aspect of the guide were focused on cardiovascular health, such…