Category Archives: Food Talk

Eat your flowers or you don’t get any chocolate

Don’t just admire that bouquet – eat it! Flowers have been eaten since ancient times. They have medicinal as well as nutritional values because many blossoms contain vitamin C and/or vitamin A. Some common flowers that are edible include carnation, dandelion, lilac, milkweed, nasturium, pansy, rose, sunflower and violet. You may not know that broccoli, cauliflower, and artichokes are also … <entire article…>

The Magic of Soup

On a crisp day, there’s nothing more magical than our favourite “comfort food”, soup! You can turn leftovers into a great tasting, nutritious soup. Hot soup makes you feel better when you are “under the weather”. Soup is part of the recommended 8 cups of water per day. Having a bowl of soup before a meal boosts your appetite and … <entire article…>

Strawberry Soup – Fast and easy to prepare!

Ingredients 6 cups (1.5 L) just-picked strawberries, cleaned and sliced 1 cup (250 mL) plain yogurt 1 cup (250 mL) whipping cream ¼ cup (60 mL) sugar 1 tsp (5 mL) vanilla extract Light version: use 1% plain yogurt and substitute whole milk for cream. Preparation Combine ingredients in a food processor or blender, process until smooth. Chill for one … <entire article…>