A Healthier Way of Life

Hain-Celestial Canada

About Hain Celestial

We are passionate about good food, innovative products, and helping consumers make choices for a Healthy Way of Life.

Hosting a Healthier Holiday

December 21, 2015

Impress Friends & Family With a Soiree to Remember

The holidays harbor an unpleasant little secret. Despite the dazzling arrays of lights, shiny spools of wrapping paper and the advent of a few very-needed vacation days, the season can be surprisingly stressful and laden with unhealthy foods.


3 Easy Tips to Refresh Your Salads

June 15, 2015

Barbecue season is associated with great salad sides as much as grilled mains. Because the right combination of ingredients and light-but-scrumptious dressings can make the difference between humdrum and yummy, we are sharing our best tips to turn simple ingredients into mouth-watering salads that everyone will crave!


3 Easy Ways to a Healthier Barbecue

May 13, 2015


Smoke, Sizzle & Serve: By definition, grilling food on the barbecue is the tasty, healthy way to go. This summer, discover 3 easy steps and plenty of super-hot ideas to throw a healthier barbecue that’s anything but boring!


Rolling Cart, Folded Taco

The food truck is a success!” yelled one teacher at Bishop Marrocco/Thomas Merton Catholic Secondary School on a sunny mid-April day. FoodShare’s Rolling Cart has wheels and heat but it isn’t quite a truck. The pilot project dishes up healthy lunches in schools that don’t have operating cafeterias and on this day the dish was tacos.


Get Cooking & Creating with Baby Food Pouches

April 22, 2015


Fruit and veggie pouches are more than a convenient way to prevent messes, organize outings or hit the road in a jiffy. Bursting with great taste and packed with vitamins and minerals, they can also be incorporated into family recipes or sub as healthy toppings. Find out how their versatility makes these popular food pouches a tasty addition to your everyday cooking!


3 Simple Steps to Get Your Kids to Eat More Fruits & Veggies

March 17, 2015  
Around this time, it usually feels like winter will never end, leading many of us to overindulge in comfort food. Yet, despite the lack of great-tasting fresh produce, eating more fruit and vegetables doesn’t have to be boring, difficult or expensive. Here are smart ideas to sneak healthy foods into your kids’ daily diet (and adults too)… for everyone’s enjoyment!


Take a Great Big Crunch for food literacy

 Celebrate Nutrition Month by munching with us at the Great Big Crunch! The annual event occurs this year on Thursday, March 12 at 2:30pm. The Great Big Crunch invites everyone to take a large, synchronized bite into a fresh, crunchy apple to celebrate healthy snacking and year-round availability of fresh produce in our communities.


The Ultimate Guide To Healthy Family Snacking


While we were told for the longest time to avoid eating between meals, recent studies have shown that healthy snacks are essential to keep our energy up. Even more so when a hectic schedule curtails mealtimes! Snacks not only fuel our body, they put our mind on full alert. Here are 8 tips to help you pick better snacks for the whole family.


9 Smart Ideas to Enjoy a Healthier Winter


It’s the same thing every winter, not to say every New Year: We resolve to basically turn our life upside down at the stroke of midnight, from training more to eating healthier, working less, spending more time with family and friends. While resolutions can represent a great step forward, few survive the cold reality of winter. Don’t fret. With a little common sense and creativity, here are 9 winning strategies to make this the best season yet!


Learning to cook from scratch

Learning how to cook from scratch 

By Alvin Rebick, FoodShare Kitchen and Good Food Program Senior Manager

At FoodShare Toronto, we operate a variety of Community Kitchens that bring people together to share the pleasures and challenges of healthy cooking.  These kitchen programs support various groups who wish to, for any number of reasons, come together and learn the cooking process, in order to impact on their health, wellbeing and sense of community.