Have you decided to change your diet and live a new lifestyle by becoming a vegetarian? Congratulations! Or, perhaps you’ve decided to simply cut down on meat and try more plant-based foods. That’s awesome, too! We’re sure one question on your mind is how you can get your daily requirement of protein if you’re not getting it from animals. We’ve created a list of our favorite ways to get the essential nutrient without compromising your new diet.
The refrigerator is the focus of any kitchen. It’s the keeper of our foods, whether they’re healthy or unhealthy. How many times are you guilty of opening the fridge during a late night craving just to stare, bypass the good stuff, and then go right for the junk? Honestly, we’ve done it too, but now we’ve developed a few tips on maintaining good refrigerator health so next time your stomach rumbles, you’re getting a good view of the healthy stuff.Read More
The time of year has come - gym memberships have been purchased, boxes of junk food have been tossed. Odds are, someone you love has vowed to live a healthier lifestyle in 2017 and in the process, they want to lose weight. That’s great, but what does that mean for you, the support system? Maybe you’re not on the same sugar-free train, but there are definitely steps you can take to make sure you’re their best weight-loss cheerleader.Read More
If you are in peak holiday shopping mode, you probably don’t have time for an elaborate tablescape craft project that will be out of date in a few weeks. There are plenty of places to find inspiration for the “perfect” holiday DIY, but we like ideas that are inexpensive, easy, and designed to last past the holiday season. We were inspired by the cozy plaid knits of winter and upcycled pumpkins from fall to create a quick and impactful snow day place setting that will carry you from Christmas through 2017.
A slow cooker is the ultimate lifehack for your fast-paced life, which is why we recently introduced a new line of Fast Prep, Slow Cook meals on our menu. In case you aren’t already in love with your slow cooker, here are the reasons why we simply love using this tool on a regular basis!
If you are hosting a holiday get together, festive holiday drinks are always a crowd pleaser. Don’t get stuck serving the same boring drinks; opt for something a little more unique. Here are the drinks we are looking forward to making this season using products from some of our favorite local companies.Read More
Flying or driving during peak travel days can be one of the most stressful and unpleasant parts of the holiday season. From screaming children to lost luggage, there are plenty of reasons to dislike travel during the holiday season. Rushing through airports, train stations, and rest stops with thousands of other travellers exposes you to germs and puts you at the risk of some serious food temptation. You don’t have to risk falling out of the good habits built throughout the year just because you are traveling this holiday. Here are the best ways to stay healthy as you travel near and far this year.Read More
It’s no secret that having the right playlist can help put you in the holiday spirit. We are always playing music around the office at Terra’s Kitchen and as we move towards the holidays, a few seasonal tunes are likely to sneak into our regular playlist. We asked around the test kitchen to compile this list of our team’s holiday favorites. These are songs that bring back memories of childhood and our family traditions. During this hectic time of year, take a minute to jam out to this nostalgic playlist and remember what you love most about this time of year.Read More
Cooking soup from scratch doesn’t have to be reserved only for seasoned chefs with plenty of time on their hands. While many soup recipes are indeed daunting due to the number of ingredients and the cook time required, simple soups do exist! Soups are satisfying meals guaranteed to you warm up on a cold day and can even help to keep you hydrated during the winter months. Pack your soup with seasonal veggies and you might even be able to trick your pickiest eaters into trying something new. Think beyond your usual chicken noodle soup with these five easy soup recipes that will help warm you up this winter.Read More