As we shift our palates from traditional proteins to more sustainable options, alternative sources of protein like algae and insects are often touted as the future of food. How does algae stack up against chicken? Could you swap your steak for some crickets?
With national celebratory holidays so close together, we couldn’t resist… Which lauded national dish will take this Food Fight? The all-American cheeseburger or classic Canadian comfort food, poutine?
This Super Bowl Food Fight! is a clash of the classic sports bar snacks that accompany any and every game. Who will raise the Vince Lombardi trophy for Super Bowl nutrition? Will it be hot wings or cheesy nachos?
The most popular diet search of 2013 was The Military Diet. Call us suspicious, but three days eating “chemically formulated food combinations” of ice cream and tuna fish don’t exactly sound designed to facilitate weight loss. Is it all ridiculous hype or should you fall in line and follow this “all natural” wonder diet?
A holiday dinner plate has limited space, so which do you give more real estate – savoury mashed potatoes and gravy or candied sweet potatoes? Is one “healthier” than the other? Not that all of your eating decisions are necessarily dictated by health this time of year, but for curiosity’s sake… is one better than the other?
It’s the final Food Fight! in our Tournament of Seeds featuring a battle between two omega-3 and fibre powerhouses – the ever-popular Canadian crop flaxseed and it’s usurper in popularity and press, Aztec warrior-nourishing chia seed. Who will be the Tournament of Seeds champion?…
It’s our last semi-final match! Chia seeds may get all of the press, but sesame is coming off of an impressive upset over pumpkin seeds due to superior fibre and micronutrients. Who will take on flaxseed in the finals?
Canada is the largest producer of flaxseed, supplying over 30% of worldwide demand, and although China produces the most hempseed, Canadian crops supply much of the American market because hempseed cannot legally be grown in the US. Who will take the win to go to the finals?
The NHL Conference Finals start today, so here are our semi-final match-ups in The Tournament of Seeds. We’re going to compare the usual calories, protein and healthy fats, but plan to add some wildcard nutrients like magnesium, vitamin E and zinc to the competition.
Who will take this Food Fight!: exotic pepitas (aka pumpkin seeds) or tiny and ancient sesame seeds?