Food & Restaurants

How to Grow Dandelion Greens

Dandelion greens are nutritious, delicious and versatile. They can be added to salads, soups and stews or sautéed and served as a side dish. What you may have only thought of as a pesky weed in your yard is actually a flowering herb with significant health benefits.The dandelion plant belongs to the largest plant family — the Asteraceae or sunflower family — which includes more than 22,000 sp ....

Crisp and Refreshing Apple, Fennel and Walnut Salad With Apple Cider Vinaigrette

For many people, one of their fondest summer memories is holding outdoor barbecue parties with their loved ones. Salads, of course, are always a welcomed treat when it comes to these get-togethers. Whether it’s a simple crunchy coleslaw or a "smashed” cucumber salad garnished with feta cheese, salads are a wonderful complement to any meal, providing a crunchy contrast to grilled meats and othe ....

Human farmers obsolete? Drones and driverless tractors now being used to harvest crops autonomously

(Natural News) We may soon be living in a world where farms are run by robots, as new farming technology threatens to phase out human involvement in farming processes. Agricultural engineers from the Harper Adams University in Shropshire, England, are exploring new ways of farming crops, aiming to be able to grow and harvest a field of cereal crop without humans setting foot ....

Xcheaters-Bistro.com provides healthy dessert alternative in Ottawa

Xcheaters-bistro.com was launched to provide an alternative generally unhealthy desserts offered by bakeries, dessert bistros and supermarkets in Ottawa specifically, and in general. Xcheaters-bistro.com only uses quality and often organic ingredients.

They don't use ingredients like transfatty shortnening and icing sugar, and avoid the artificial flavours and other atrocious ingredients fo ....

Ottawa�s best eggs benedict waffles hands down

by Raymond Samuels Did you ever wake up on a sunny weekend, and felt to have a great breakfast? Well, that�s what I thought one Sunday morning in Ottawa. Then, I remembered hearing about Pressed in Ottawa. I normally like making my own breakfast. Cooking helps me pursue a healthy lifestyle. But, I am also always on the search for great restaurants, bistros, bakeries and caf�s. I hoped that ....

Ottawa�s Best Burger Hands Down - A Foodie�s Treat

by Raymond Samuels I have been on a quest. My quest has been to search for the best burger in our nation�s capital. Having been a resident in Ottawa for over ten years, I am happy to report that I have found what is my �five-star� pick for Ottawa�s best burger. Ottawa has many amazing bistros and restaurants. But, when it comes to quality, if you have also been seeking Ottawa�s best bur ....

Tim Hortons to offer new, darker brew

Tim Hortons Inc. is launching a new blend of coffee for the first time in the companys history, something with a bit more bite than the familiar poured brew that has captured the lions share of the coffee market in Canada. Called Tim Hortons Partnership Blend, the coffee will be sold in 343-gram bags to be made at home. It is a darker roast but still a medium roast made from beans from fa ....