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October 3, 2017

Vegetarian Chili

If you are interested in trying a vegetarian, plant-based meal, this Vegetarian Chili is a great recipe! It uses staple ingredients including onions, carrots, celery (staples for making soups, stews and chilis), as well as staple pantry ingredients such as canned tomatoes, tomato paste, canned beans, rice and spices. Remember, […]
July 31, 2017

Not Your Grandma’s Bean Salad

If you are looking for a bright summer salad that is perfect for a backyard BBQ but that also doubles for a work-day lunch, you are going to love this recipe for bean salad! But this is not-your-grandma’s bean salad! It has a special surprise ingredient! AND…you can make this […]
May 15, 2017

Gluten-free bar review: SoLo BarsGI®

It’s 2:30 PM. You’ve eaten all of your lunch, but you need an afternoon “pick-me-up.” All the vending machine carries is chips, candy and caffeinated soda. Anything you choose will satisfy you for the moment, but you’ll be starving by 4:30. What will you do? Enter the SoLo BarsGI®, a […]
April 19, 2017

Healthified Falafel

If you are looking to add in more vegetarian meals to your dinner repertoire, this recipe for falafel is for you! Throw the ingredients into a food processor, and then scoop out onto a parchment-lined baking sheet for a baked vegetarian patty. The addition of spices adds in flavour and another layer […]
February 27, 2017

5 Ways to Set Up a Good Breakfast Routine

Weekday mornings can be tricky when you’re in a rush to get out the door.  Getting a whole family dressed, fed, groomed and out the door to school on time is a set of time-sensitive tasks, where there is a strong relationship between the time left until school starts and […]
December 21, 2016

Lunch time pasta edamame salad

Struggling with workday lunches? You are not alone. Lunch is the meal where Canadians are most likely to eat out; 52% of Canadians find it challenging to manage portion size when they eat out. Whether you work inside or outside the home, having strategies to help get a nourishing lunch […]