May 20th is Jamie Oliver’s Food Revolution Day and the theme this year is encouraging people to get some simple quick recipes under their belt to build confidence in the kitchen.
The latest data on what Canadians are eating show we get 30% of our calories from foods that don’t even belong to the 4 food groups – empty calories. We are eating way more ultra-processed foods than any generation before us. Many believe it’s the lack of food skills that keeps us dependent on highly processed food.
Carol Harrison, dietitian, gives some tips for cooking with kids and how to wean yourself off highly processed food.