Recipes

January 11, 2017

Pumpkin Banana Snack Muffins

These pumpkin banana mini-muffins are full of beta-carotene from the pumpkin and are a great way to use up a freezer full of over-ripened bananas. This big-batch recipe freezes well which helps make for a quick on-the-go snack or for packing school lunches. Their smaller size helps to keep portion […]
December 21, 2016

Crunchy peach salsa

Need a fresh and flavourful recipe for entertaining? Try this Peach Salsa. It is colorful, crunchy, sweet and acidic, yet fresh-tasting (and a lower calorie option compared to other dips). I recently had a group of dietitians and registered nutritionists to my house for a networking meeting. I chose to […]
December 21, 2016

Garlic lemon yogurt dipping sauce

Need a tasty and versatile dipping sauce for your family? This garlic lemon yogurt dipping sauce can be used in several ways with your meals and/or snacks. Get an extra dose of nutrition when lemon-flavoured yogurt is used as the base for this dip. 5 from 1 reviews Garlic lemon yogurt […]
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 […]
December 21, 2016

Maple apple compote

Ambrosia, Braeburn, Delicious, Jonagold – these and thousands of other varieties of apples are now in season! Crunchy, naturally sweet and satisfying – bite into an apple and enjoy how the apple juices dribble down your chin.   There are thousands of varieties of apples. Yes, you read that right – […]
December 21, 2016

Tomato jam

If you are looking for a way to extend the life of your tomatoes, try making this tomato jam.  It uses only 4 ingredients: ripe tomatoes, white wine vinegar, sugar and salt. What I especially love about this recipe is that it does not require the tomato skins to be […]