Restaurant plates are changing; vegetables are emerging as features on once meat-centric plates. According to research by Technomic, vegetable-based entrées have increased 15% on Canadian menus over the past two years.
By now you should (hopefully!) be familiar with the Healthy Menu Choices Act that has been in effect since January 1, 2017. As a reminder, the act requires food service chains with 20 or more locations to display calorie information on their menus.
Are you refreshing your spring menu? Want light, healthful dishes that don't sacrifice great taste? Choose cottage cheese!
Dairy foods, including cottage cheese, are nutrient-rich, filled with vitamins and minerals that your body needs for health and vitality. Cottage cheese is also low in fat and calories, a winning combination to lighten up your menu items.
Check any of your older dictionaries and it’s unlikely you’ll come across the term ‘locavore’. So its recent emergence is reflective of a growing awareness about the impact of our personal consumption patterns on the world around us, and a sensible yet simple approach to both better nutrition and a greener planet: eat local!
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