The Importance of Seafood Sustainability

In recognition of National Seafood Month, The Marine Stewardship Council and Nobilo Wines held an event to discuss and educate individuals about the importance of sustainable seafood. Growing up, seafood was part of our regular diet. My mom often opted to cook it because it was lighter and healthier than eating red meat. To be honest, although I grew up eating seafood frequently, I’ll admit I knew very little about seafood sustainability prior to this event.

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How To Entertain With Sustainable Seafood

Although the holidays are done and dusted, it doesn’t mean you should stop partying – does it? I’m pretty sure that we could all come up with a plethora of different excuses to keep eating great food, socializing and possibly drinking a glass of wine (or 3). So isn’t it time to host your next gathering? And while you’re at it, why not impress your guests, but also be good to the planet too? It’s a win-win, Captain Planet. 

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Contest | It’s time to start making smart decisions with MSC #OceanToPlate

I like to believe that like most Canadians, I am educating myself about the food that I put into my body. Whether it’s the organic produce, reducing processed sugars, or the sourcing… the world is changing and it’s important that we change with it. Recently, MSC hosted an event here in Toronto to speak to sustainability and fishing practices around the world. To celebrate the #OceanToPlate mouvement, we are offering one lucky Canadian the chance to WIN a Loblaws Gift Card and try out the delicious MSC Certified seafood that they carry from coast to coast. Come and see how to enter today! Continue reading “Contest | It’s time to start making smart decisions with MSC #OceanToPlate”

Food & Wine | An easy to make recipe the whole family will love with #WWFSchoolOfFish

For those of you who remember, we spoke about the work of WWF Canada & MSC earlier this year when Julio attended the #WWFHealthyOceans dinner for us. Since that inspiring meal, I have made the conscious decision to be aware of the choices I make when shopping for seafood and MSC certification is now a standard that I look for. So when WWF Canada & MSC asked me to create an easy to make delicious meal in 25 minutes using their certified products, I was excited to create something that we could all enjoy together. Continue reading “Food & Wine | An easy to make recipe the whole family will love with #WWFSchoolOfFish”