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Why you should eat bananas

You’ll never look at the humble banana the same way again after discovering the many health benefits and reasons to add them to your diet. They can help to combat depression, make you smarter, cure hangovers, relieve morning sickness, protect against kidney cancer, diabetes, osteoporosis, and blindness. Plus they can even cure the itch of […]

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What’s in season?

So June is plenty of seasonal ingredients and freshness! We’ve selected 2 of these ingredients and will give you an amazing rich salad recipe and all its health benefits. The amazing spinach strawberry and walnut salad with raspberry balsamic vinaigrette. (by Agieskitchen.com) First, what’s really good about it: Spinach (source: Livestrong.com) | low calorie | one cup contains more […]

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What’s in season?

Each fruit or vegetable has a prime time when it’s at its seasonal best. Some are great for over half of the year; others only hit their peak for a month. Either way it means extra flavour, extra crunch, extra juiciness—all super-fresh and great value. Use our guide to find out what’s in season this […]

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How to make jam

So, weekend’s almost here and we do love sharing some Snug conforting tips with you. Today we’ll talk about how to make a delicious jam. Jam making is not just for experts. You don’t need fancy equipment to learn how to make jam, just a couple of ingredients and a few nifty tips. It’s a […]

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Fruit butters, conserves, curds, jams, jellies, marmalades and preserves

In the days before refrigeration, reducing sweetened fruit pulp and canning it was a means of preserving the taste of summer year-round. The flavor was so exceptional, what was once a necessity became an important part of the culinary tradition. The difference between fruit spreads is one of consistency. Here’s how to tell them apart. […]

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October

As the warmer days of September transition into the brisk afternoons of October, leaves begin to change and coat the sidewalks, menus swap lemonades for pumpkin spice lattes, and tank tops and sandals are switched out for sweaters and scarves. October is a beautiful month to take advantage of the colors, smells, and sights of […]