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Versatile Zippy Zucchini

The days are getting longer, the temperatures are rising and all of a sudden there are lots of new veggies to choose from. The best way to optimize the freshest most nutritious produce is to purchase local seasonal vegetables so make sure you pull over the next time you are driving by a roadside veggie… [read more]

I Love You Berry Much!

Strawberry picking is a common summer activity in Canada. You don’t have to travel very far to buy local berries because they grow in every Canadian province and U.S state! These delicious fruits not only represent our country’s colour but our Indigenous peoples were one of the first to find strawberries. The Indigenous peoples even… [read more]

Happy Independence Day Neighbours!

Happy Independence Day to our neighbours and friends in the United States. We are so excited to have our eight US locations filled with happy children. Celebrating a nation’s Independence Day is always an occasion filled with joy and pride. This year your family might consider visiting the nation’s capital for the Independence Day parade,… [read more]

Happy Birthday Canada!

It is hard to believe that it is nearly Canada Day weekend once again with a chance to barbeque, relax, and celebrate Canada’s Birthday with fireworks, festivals, and food. This July 1st marks the 151st year for Canada, so to celebrate our love for everything Canuck, why not put together a menu that includes choices… [read more]

Wondrous Watermelon- A Fruit or a Vegetable?

Did you know that watermelons are part of the same family as cucumbers, pumpkins and squash? They really do get to be both a fruit and a vegetable at the same time! Amazingly enough, you can eat the whole watermelon, seeds and all; you can even eat the rind, but most people don’t enjoy the… [read more]

Tips for Potty Training

Potty training happens all year round and at different ages and stages, but June is Potty Training Awareness Month and summer is a perfect time to potty train your kids! Why potty train during the summer?• Imagine potty training a child in a bathing suit vs. a snow suit. Do we need to say more?•… [read more]

Daddy Day 2018!

On June 17th we are celebrating Father’s Day, a special day dedicated to all the wonderful daddies or male role models in our lives.  It represents the day when we tell our dad how much he means to us and how lucky we are to have him in our life. Though you don’t need a… [read more]

Amazing Asparagus has Arrived!

Asparagus is a popular spring vegetable that is packed with nutrients. Asparagus has many fun facts and once claimed to be the food of the Gods from Queen Nefertiti of Egypt!  Asparagus originally comes from the Greek language meaning “sprout” or “shoot”.  Asparagus is a member of the lily family and also related to onions,… [read more]

How To Grow an Avocado Tree

I LOVE avocados on and in everything!! I love them in salads, dips, smeared on toast or simply scooped right out of its shell. This fruit is prized for its high nutrient value and is added to all sorts of dishes due to its incredibly delicious flavour and rich texture. Not only are avocados healthy… [read more]

Blueberry Grunt

What is more wonderful than celebrating foods from different parts of our country? The blueberry grunt is a simple one-pot combination of berries and sweet dumplings. This is a traditional Acadian dish made originally by French settlers in a stew pot over an open hearth. Wild blueberries are tiny and great for picking with little… [read more]