Cheers to the holidays!

The holiday season is such a wonderful time of year! Nothing gets my family in the holiday spirit quicker than enjoying some fun outdoor winter activities together. I love to go skiing or sneaking in a quick workout on the snowshoes after a fresh snowfall. My
Read More

The Recipe for a Cozy Winter

My home province of Manitoba is well known for being cold, so much so that it’s referred to as ‘Mani-snow-ba’, and our capital city, Winnipeg, come by the moniker ‘Winterpeg’ honestly (it’s sometimes colder than Mars!). This year the snow started falling earlier than usual, so
Read More

Lunch with a Crunch – Arctic® Apple Wraps

Looking for a fresh idea to spruce up your lunch? Add some crunch to your lunch with two variations on a simple, healthful wrap suitable for packed lunches for any age! Arctic® Apple Peanut Butter Wrap 1 whole-grain tortilla, soft-taco size 2 tablespoons peanut butter (can substitute
Read More

Show your heart some love

Valentine’s Day is synonymous with hearts, but it doesn’t always represent the best choices regarding the health of your heart. February is Heart Month, and we’re looking at ways to show your heart some love, while still enjoying your Valentine’s Day meal. Luxurious meals out can
Read More

What we’re loving for winter

It’s a winter wonderland out there, and we love it! You might be surprised to learn that snow doesn’t mean a break from work in the orchard, but we’re still taking time to make the most of the season! Getting outside – Though it’s not a
Read More

Check your pulse

Did you know that 2016 was the International Year of the Pulse? No, not the one caused by your heartbeat. We’re talking about pulse crops! Every year the FAO chooses a theme and  2016 has the International Year of the Pulse; we want to recognize it
Read More

Together at the table

Growing up, family meals were a regular part of my life. There were two rules: no TV (cell phones weren’t really a problem yet) and you had to eat at least one serving of vegetables. As a teenager, the main upside to family meals was not
Read More

Arctic® apple Maple Shortcake

Arctic® apples will soon be going through their first commercial harvest! Harvest is always an exciting time of year, but after close to 15 years of field trials, the fruit of this labor will be extra sweet. As some of you may know, I live in
Read More