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APRIL 2015 He@lthline is generously supported by Dairy Farmers of Canada

    Healthy kitchen makeover

It’s spring cleaning time. Set yourself up for healthier meals and snacking with some simple changes to your kitchen. Bonus: No need to invest in a pricey renovation.

Eat well
Eat well
Be active
Be active
Cook healthy foods
Cook healthy foods
Easy calorie cuts
By Cara Rosenbloom RD

Baby steps can move you a long way toward your health goals. Cutting just 100 calories a day may help you control your weight – and still enjoy your favourite foods. Here’s how to get the most benefits.
Do spot workouts fight fat?
By Lisa DiDomizio, CFP FIS/PTS

You may think that crunches will melt your belly fat away. Or bicep curls will make your arms thin. Truth is, your body just doesn’t work that way. But there are three things you can do to improve your body shape. Read On.
Spice up your weeknight dinner menu with these easy recipes.
Turkey sweet potato pita enchiladas
Sauteed steak and zucchini with noodles
Kidney bean meatball soup
More recipes
Rosemary-feta pearl couscous salad
Featured recipe from
Dairy Farmers of Canada, our partner in health
Dairy Farmers of Canada supports Canadians in eating well. Try these delicious recipes:

•  Hearty fish soup with spinach •  Apple cinnamon quinoa porridge
•  Quick Moroccan-spiced chicken •  Anna Olson’s Earl Grey tea pudding
Dairy Farmers of Canada - Every Day The Foundation thanks Dairy Farmers of Canada for its generous support.
This is not an endorsement.
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