NL Good Food Challenge: Keep a Record of the Food You Eat in One Day

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This post was inspired by the Wrap Genius project by NYU graduate student Sam Slover. He carefully tracked all of his grocery purchases for ten weeks in order to think about improving food labeling. [...]

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NL Good Food Challenge: Only 25% of NLers Eat Fruit & Vegetables Five or More Times a Day

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This is a result from a Canadian Community Health survey by Statistics Canada which gathered information related to a variety of health-related issues, including nutrition, smoking habits, alcohol use, medical history, as well as demographic and socioeconomic variables from 65,000 people across Canada. [...]

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NL Good Food Challenge: Take 20 Minutes to Plan Your Meals For The Week

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Taking some time to pick your recipes and make a list of everything you’ll need in advance can help you be more efficient and take some of the stress out of cooking at home—even if you don’t always stick to the plan. [...]

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NL Good Food Challenge: “I think it’s a good idea to eat local fish…”

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This quote was taken from the video “The 100 Nautical Mile Seafood Diet” directed by local artist Anne Troake, which encourages people to build a diet using food from the sea around Newfoundland and Labrador. [...]

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NL Good Food Challenge: What’s Your Good Food Idea For Newfoundland & Labrador?

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We asked people to think big and come up with suggestions for the future of Newfoundland and Labrador food. Cooking classes for kids and encouraging community gardens were two ideas from the list. [...]

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NL Good Food Challenge: Make Your Favourite Snack Food From Scratch.

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Michael Pollan argues in his Food Rules that it’s okay to “eat all the junk food you want as long as you cook it yourself.” Food manufacturers, he says, have made these difficult-to-make treats inexpensive and easy to find. What do you think? [...]

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NL Good Food Challenge: A Quote From Jeremy Charles, Head Chef at Raymonds Restaurant, St. John’s

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“There’s no better way for me to have a meal than to be outside with my friends at an open fire, cooking the product and produce you’ve foraged and hunted for.” — Jeremy Charles, Head Chef at Raymonds Restaurant, St. John’s. [...]

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NL Good Food Challenge: Tip: Freeze Fresh Herbs in an Ice Cube Tray.

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We took a dig in the Food Security Network NL’s archives for this simple and excellent tip for preserving tender fresh herbs. [...]

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NL Good Food Challenge: Canada’s Food Guide Started As A Nutrition Campaign During World War II

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On November 11th we looked back at the fascinating wartime origins of Canada’s Food Guide. [...]

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NL Good Food Challenge: What’s One Cooking Tip You Think Everyone Should Know?

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We asked our Facebook and Twitter fans to give up their favourite tips from the kitchen—from “a shark knife is a joy to use” to “turn off the stove when you’re done.” [...]

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