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Posted on 23. May, 2013 by Wendy.
Baby & Bridal – Showers Require Food April showers bring May flowers so the saying goes. Spring showers also provoke another set of showers. The celebratory kind –spring is a popular time of year for baby and bridal showers. When you think of baby and bridal showers, you might think of the traditional foods served such as [...]
Posted on 16. May, 2013 by Wendy.
My Be Well Story: Katrine Gahol, OHEA Cupcake Contest Winner Following the success of last year’s cookie contest at the Ontario Home Economics Association (OHEA) conference, the Manitoba Canola Growers hosted a cupcake contest for OHEA’s annual conference this past March. The contest was blind judged by Pay Chen, former Winnipeg TV host who now [...]
Posted on 08. May, 2013 by Wendy.
Tradition a theme in RRC Canola Bake-Off Pineapple and carrots are not the usual flavour combinations for a cake, but Red River College baking student Jordain Houdayer worked her magic with the two flavours. Jordain’s delicious Pineapple and Carrot Chiffon Cake came in first place in the Manitoba Canola Growers Canola Bake-Off at Red River College. The [...]
Posted on 04. May, 2013 by Wendy.
Contest Winners to Inspire Community The Manitoba Canola Growers Association (MCGA) announced the two winners of My Be Well Story contest that launched earlier this year. The contest was open nation–wide with one winner chosen from Manitoba and one from the national entrants. Curtis McRae, a farmer from St. Andrews was selected as the Manitoba [...]
Posted on 02. May, 2013 by Wendy.
This is part one of a three part “ethnic foods” series. Come back next month for part two. Beans, or frijoles in Spanish, are a staple in Central American cuisine. Whether they’re whole beans, re-fried, or mixed with rice, you’ll find some variety of it often in Latin American homes. I grew up eating black [...]
Posted on 08. Apr, 2013 by Wendy.
Sharing inspiration through food There is no doubt that cooking is Maya Moscovich’s passion. She is skilled at expressing herself through creativity and cooking is just one of those ways. Maya started cooking at 11 years old. “I had a cookbook for kid’s,” she recalls fondly. Maya’s entry in the My Cookies are the Best contest [...]
Posted on 02. Apr, 2013 by Wendy.
Grandma’s Cookies are always best Grandmothers and childhood memories go hand-in-hand. Often it’s the source of inspiration for recipes and that was exactly the case for Jeanine Friesen’s Gluten–Free Sour Cream Sugar Cookies. Her husband’s grandmother used to make him sugar cookies topped with pink icing. “It had to be pink icing,” Jeanine stresses. So when [...]
Posted on 26. Mar, 2013 by Wendy.
Shortly after I returned from a beach vacation earlier this winter, I noticed a significant change to my skin. Our harsh winters are known to dry up our skin; a little humidity and moisture was just what my skin needed to rejuvenate. My skin was clear and glowing. I wanted to maximize this glow so [...]
Posted on 18. Mar, 2013 by Wendy.
Calzones that are high in fibre, low in saturated fat! Calzones are probably not the first food that comes to mind when you think healthy, but this recipe for Easy Cheesy Calzones might change that. These calzones are high in fibre and low in saturated fat, cholesterol and salt lowering your risk for heart disease [...]
Posted on 13. Mar, 2013 by Wendy.
The Forks Market welcomes Ag in the City – March 15-17, 2013 Ag in the City is back this weekend at The Forks! It is a free, three-day event that brings one of Manitoba’s largest industries to you –in the city. Learn all about agriculture and local foods through exhibits, presentations, activities and cooking demonstrations. Visit [...]