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Home chef Ella Mills offers some plant-based recipes for anyone tempted by a healthier way to eat

Home chef Ella Mills offers some plant-based recipes for anyone tempted by a healthier way to eat

Ella Mills knows we all want to eat healthier. But the English food writer and businesswoman also knows we're busy and we want everything to taste good. And she understands many of us are nervous about the idea of committing to no meat.
Ella Mills' Spicy Sun-Dried Tomato and Eggplant Ragu

Ella Mills' Spicy Sun-Dried Tomato and Eggplant Ragu

This recipe for her cookbook “Healthy Made Simple” has become Ella Mills' go-to when she's cooking for friends and family. She says it's always a hit, and “you get maximum flavor for minimal effort.
Rise in community fridges in Atlantic Canada sign of government support falling short

Rise in community fridges in Atlantic Canada sign of government support falling short

HALIFAX — Outdoor fridges and pantries, often painted in bright, inviting colours, are popping up across Atlantic Canada, and the people regularly stocking them say demand is growing.
Taylor Farms Mexican-style salad kit recalled for possible salmonella contamination

Taylor Farms Mexican-style salad kit recalled for possible salmonella contamination

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency is recalling Taylor Farms Mexican Style Street Corn chopped salad kits due to possible salmonella contamination. The recall affects kits with a best-before date of Feb. 21.
Transform Asian kitchen staples into an umami-packed vegetarian soup

Transform Asian kitchen staples into an umami-packed vegetarian soup

It’s a common misconception that the best soups require long ingredient lists and hours of simmering. In fact, just a handful of high-flavor items can be transformed into an umami-bomb of a soup in just 45 minutes.
UN-backed food expert calls on Venezuela to tackle hunger and urges end to economic sanctions

UN-backed food expert calls on Venezuela to tackle hunger and urges end to economic sanctions

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — A United Nations-backed expert on food security on Wednesday urged Venezuela’s government to develop a robust plan to address hunger and malnutrition affecting its population, and called for an end to the crippling economic
UN chief warns climate chaos and food crises threaten global peace: 'Empty bellies fuel unrest'

UN chief warns climate chaos and food crises threaten global peace: 'Empty bellies fuel unrest'

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The United Nations chief warned Tuesday that climate chaos and food crises are increasing threats to global peace, telling a high-level U.N. meeting that climate disasters imperil food production and “empty bellies fuel unrest.
This year, why not make custom chocolates for, or with, your Valentine?

This year, why not make custom chocolates for, or with, your Valentine?

Since Cadbury popularized the fancy box of chocolates in the 19th century, the link between love and those darkly sweet treats has only grown stronger — thanks partly to years of clever marketing.
'Energy needs': Study shows polar bears can't survive on extended land-based diet

'Energy needs': Study shows polar bears can't survive on extended land-based diet

Polar bears along Hudson Bay stranded on land by a lengthening summer tried everything to feed themselves, from swimming after seal carcasses to munching on caribou antlers.
Nebraska governor reverses course and says state will take federal funding to feed children

Nebraska governor reverses course and says state will take federal funding to feed children

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska Gov. Jim Pillen reversed course on Monday and announced that the state will accept roughly $18 million in federal funding to help feed hungry children over the summer break.
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