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Find weeknight recipe success with air fry falafel sliders

Want a healthy dinner that’s sure to be a hit for the whole family? Look no further than Anna Olson’s air fry falafel sliders. Packed with nutrients and topped with a tahini lemon yogurt, enjoy this Mediterranean spin on a classic dish. Air Fry Falafel Sliders Cook time: 12 minutes Prep time: 15 minutes Serves: 12 Ingredients: Falafels: 19 oz (540 ml) can chickpeas, well-drained1/4 cup (50 ml) chopped yello ...

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‘I think I was kind of born into it’: Jasperite recognized as Sommelier of the Year

Jasper-raised Jayton Paul is the acting wine director at Published on Main in Vancouver, B.C. | Supplied photo Peter Shokeir | editor@fitzhugh.ca Jasper-raised Jayton Paul was named Sommelier of the Year at the 2022 Vancouver International Wine Festival earlier this year. Paul is currently the acting wine director at Published on Main in Vancouver, B.C. “Since working in Vancouver, I’ve worked in a couple d ...

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Whip up the delicious taste of summer this fall

Although summer is at its end, summer flavours don’t have to be over yet. This is the prime time to enjoy nostalgic treats that extend the taste of summer into your fall fun. What’s more, while we may return to routines, that does not have to signal the end of strawberry season, since strawberries can be grown in warmer climates like California year round. Here are two sweet summer treats you can enjoy thro ...

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Tasty trend insight: Sweet heat

Sriracha and caramel; cayenne and chocolate; ghost pepper and molasses; chilies and honey. If these flavours have your mouth watering, then the sweet heat trend may be inviting your tastebuds out for lunch. Gone are the days when a simple touch of heat was enough to make a dish stand out. The demand for greater variety in spicy foods is partly driven by a consumer desire to explore more authentic global cui ...

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Local restaurants preparing for upcoming farm-to-table festival

Fairmont Jasper Park Lodgewill be featured in Alberta on the Plate. | J.Stockfish photo Tekarra Lodge, Evil Dave’s Grill and Olive Bistro will be featured in Alberta on the Plate. | J.Stockfish photos Jason Stockfish | advertising@fitzhugh.ca Four local eateries will be showcased next month in the fourth annual “dine around” festival known as Alberta on the Plate. Running from Aug. 12-21, the province-wide ...

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Tips for supporting your immune system

The immune system is a powerful thing – helping us stay healthy as we come across germs throughout each day. Fortunately there are some things you can do to support the essential functioning of the immune system, including eating nutrient-rich foods and adopting healthy lifestyle behaviours. Here are some nutrients shown to be good for your immune system, and where to find them: Folate The body uses folate ...

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Easy plant-based recipe win filled with barbecue flavour

Whether you have access to a grill or not, chances are you crave that meaty barbecue flavour from time to time. While ribs are of course the classic barbecue kings, there are plenty of delicious non-meat options for barbecue-sauce lovers who are vegetarian, trying to cut back on meat, working to trim the grocery bill, or simply looking to mix things up. These easy and sublime pulled mushrooms become the per ...

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Jasper Farmers’ Market continues to grow in 2022

Volunteer Mackenzie Cook with the Jasper Farmers' Market poses with a reusable bag that was sold as a fundraiser for the local non-profit. | Supplied photo Jason Stockfish | advertising@fitzhugh.ca With the return of summer comes the return of the growing season, which means the Jasper Farmers' Market is back in business. While the pandemic forced the local marketplace to reduce its offerings during the las ...

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At the heart of healthy eating

While we’re focused on matters of the heart for Valentine’s Day, have you stopped to think about your heart health lately? Heart disease is one of Canada’s leading causes of death, and Hypertension Canada estimates that 7.5 million Canadians are living with hypertension, with millions more likely to be diagnosed. The good news is that heart disease and stroke is preventable by adopting healthy habits, such ...

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Give leftovers a lift with three tasty ‘upcooking’ ideas

Reducing food waste is essential to preserving the planet. It’s estimated that the average Canadian wastes a staggering 174 pounds of household food each year, according to Radio Canada International. On a smaller scale, we have leftovers we don’t know what to do with that pile up in the fridge, whether they’re unused ingredients or uneaten takeout. But there are always quick and easy fixes to elevate your ...

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