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Visit our “Healthy” page to see how you can add pulses to your daily meals!

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What’s hot and healthy in the 2016 culinary forecast

Every year chef’s predict what will be the hot trends in restaurants in the National Restaurant Association’s ‘What’s Hot Chef Survey’. Last year’s big trend was Siracha Chili Sauce! The new ketchup? This Thai condiment found it’s way into a variety of restaurant menus…maybe even into your kitchen? Watch for more of these hot ingredients and trends in 2016 being offered at your cafe!

Visit the link below to read all the healthy tips!
http://stjeromes.icaneat.ca/healthy/

Mindful Eating

Over indulge at social gatherings? Eat food because it is ‘there’ not because you are hungry? Mindless eating is when you eat without focusing on the act of eating. Mindful eating, on the other hand, is when you use all your senses while eating, with no judgement. Read our i can eat “healthy” page for 5 tips to create mindful eating habits!
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Making healthy snacking choices can help avoid the mid day slump. Include protein at snacks as it takes longer to digest and helps keep you feeling full longer. Yogurt topped with fresh fruit or a handful of heart healthy nuts can help curb those hunger pangs.

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Eating foods as close to their natural state as possible is a good rule to follow. Grilled chicken or fish trump deli meat, whole grain breads trump white breads, block cheese portions trump cream cheese. Design your own healthy sandwich at the Deli bar and top with leafy greens and tomato slices to get your veggies.