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Canadian food news potluck: A cry for real, homemade food

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Canadian food news potluck: A cry for real, homemade food

[caption id="attachment_1626" align="aligncenter" width="333" caption="Photo by Suzie Ridler: "My Mom's Kitchen Turkey Noodle Soup" "] Photo by Suzie Ridler: [/caption] Photo courtesy Suzie Ridler. Find the recipe at Suzie the Foodie, uploaded via Canadian Living Flickr Pool. March is Nutrition Month, and what we serve our communities - schools, hospitals, and even townships - has been on the radar this week. Better hospital food: A culinary institute in New York is taking a stab at hopeless hospital food, offering culinary students an elective on how to "break the old Jell-O mould" and create higher-end food that can still work on a hospital tray line. [CBC.ca] Reducing junk food in schools: Edmonton parents are writing passionate letters, pleading local schools to stop rewarding kids with Donut Days [Edmonton Journal], while Ottawa considers a "fat tax" on junk food and pop, in part to reverse obesity trends growing at alarming rates in kids and teens. [Vancouver Sun]. Back to local fare in Nunavut: The Government of Nunavut will spend $1.7 million this year setting up community freezers to house local fare like Arctic char, caribou, seal and muskox. It is a response to global food insecurities, since communities in the far north depend on cheap gas to ship imported, store-bought foods at affordable prices. [NunatsiaqOnline.com] Canadians eating healthier overall: A recent Angus Reid Poll - commissioned by Loblaws Cos. Ltd. - shows 76 per cent of Canadians are actively eating healthier than they were just 3 years ago. And who's the healthiest of us all? Beautiful British Columbia! [Montreal Gazette] We're all about healthy eating at Canadian Living. Get on the real food bandwagon with these inspiring articles and nutritious recipes:
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