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Nov 14

Grapes and Wild Rice Stuffing

Add a special touch with signature stuffing Simple yet elegant, great for both everyday and a holiday, stuffing can elevate meals to a new level. Today’s home cooks and chefs alike build on basic stuffing ingredients — like grain or bread, onions, celery, herbs and broth — and create interest with a layer of flavour …

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Oct 08

Coconut Chicken Fingers

This twist on a kid favorite delivers a truly unique flavor that is sweet and tangy with a little bit of spice. This simple dish is a budget-friendly treat for the entire family at less than $3 per serving. Try using multi-packs of yogurt, which provide an easily transportable serving of your favorite flavors and …

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Oct 05

Curried Chicken Salad

Sweet, spicy, savoury and tart – this salad has it all. Creamy yogurt dressing pairs perfectly with crispy apples and veggies, tender chicken and crunchy almonds. Filling and packed with flavour for just over $2 per serving, this simple salad will quickly become a family staple. Curried Chicken Salad Prep time: 10 minutes Total time: …

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Oct 04

Golden Turmeric Cauliflower and Quinoa Bowls

Trendy avocados are not only a tasty fruit, but provide good plant-based fat, which is low in saturated and trans fats. And a healthy diet low in saturated and trans fats may reduce the risk of heart disease. Yet despite their increasing popularity, one in two Canadians still don’t know how to incorporate avocados into …

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Oct 03

Lemon-Herb Grilled Tofu and Vegetable Kabobs

When food is in season the colours are brighter, the textures are richer and the taste is a lot better. But there are a bunch of other benefits to eating in season that you might not realize. Since food is easier to grow when it’s in season, those cost-savings are passed down to consumers. Produce …

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Oct 02

Gloucester Baked Halibut

Try this delicious recipe that’s great for a beginner to try cooking seafood. According to Oceana Canada, wild seafood is the perfect protein: it produces a lean protein at a cost-per-pound that is lower than other animal proteins, uses minimal freshwater to produce, emits little carbon dioxide and uses no arable land. Gloucester Baked Halibut …

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Sep 03

Classic Maritime Seafood Chowder

For most of us, the transition from summer to fall can be tough. Long, sunny days and trips to the beach or pool are quickly replaced by cold, dark nights spent trying to warm up. As temperatures drop, we reach for comforting heartier dishes and recipes featuring in-season produce. To make the transition a little …

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Sep 03

Toasted Coconut Trail Mix Bites

Trail mix is a year-round favourite that can be a great source of protein and heart-healthy fats. “Whip up a batch of these bite-size fruit and nut treats to keep in your fridge for a quick and satisfying car snack before the kids’ soccer game,” says Samara Foisy, registered dietitian for President’s Choice. “It’s easy …

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Sep 03

Grilled Peach, Apricot and Sweet Ricotta Layered Bread Pudding

When cooking up a storm on the grill this summer, don’t limit yourself to traditional burgers and sausages. Think outside the box with the endless possibilities for family barbecues (you can even barbecue in the morning), like this mouth-watering grilled peach, apricot and sweet ricotta layered “bread pudding.” Packed with the finest fruity flavours, this …

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Sep 03

Sunshine Kiwifruit Smoothie Bowl

You’ve heard the popular saying before — breakfast is the most important meal of the day. Breakfast helps boost your metabolism after it has slowed down during sleep and it provides you with the energy and nutrients you need to get you through your day. The combination of fruit, chia seeds and coconut chips in …

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