Category Archive: Breakfast

Spinach Polenta with Mushrooms, Leek, and Poached Egg

Brunch made over easy This rich and flavourful polenta dish is perfect for a weekend brunch or weeknight meal — because what’s better than breakfast for dinner? Creamy polenta is elevated with the addition of umami-rich mushrooms. A poached egg on top completes the dish and adds another layer of texture. Spinach Polenta with Mushrooms, …

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Asparagus-Bacon Frittata

Canadian asparagus is in season in the early summer – perfect for pairing with bacon and eggs in this frittata. Asparagus-Bacon Frittata Ingredients • 8 eggs • 2.5 mL (1/2 tsp) salt • 1 mL (1/4 tsp) hot red chili flakes • 4 bacon slices, chopped • 6 asparagus spears, cut into 1-inch pieces Directions 1. Whisk eggs with salt …

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Mushroom & Feta Omelette

This is a simple recipe that I love to make for relaxing Sunday brunches!  Some people love onions in them and some people don’t.  Personally, I love the caramelized onion flavor added to these omelettes.  I hope you enjoy. Mushroom & Feta Omelette Ingredients 2 eggs 1 tbsp. butter 1/4 cup diced red onion 1/2 …

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Gluten Free Blueberry Buttermilk Muffins

From fine Canadian rye to specialty teas and coffees, the process of blending is integral for creating many Canadian favorites. In fact, did you know that soft non-hydrogenated margarine is crafted from a blend of plant and seed oils, like canola and sunflower oil? It starts by pressing the plants and seeds into oils. Each …

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The Fluffiest Pancake of All Time

Looking to expand your culinary cuisine and try something new? This stacked pancake cake is a simple twist on the classic French dessert, Mille-Crepe Cake. “A traditional mille-crepe cake consists of 20 layers of paper thin crepes, each separated with a dollop of French pastry cream,” says Tom Filippou, executive chef for President’s Choice. “In this lightened …

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Banh Mi Breakfast Bialy

Banh Mi is a culinary fusion of Vietnamese and French flavours. “The popular Vietnamese sandwich is infinitely variable, but always features a profusion of colours and textures, usually includes some form of pork, and often includes a tangy vegetable pickle,” says Tom Filippou, executive chef for President’s Choice. “Dense and chewy bialy buns support all …

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Quinoa Grapefruit Blueberry Breakfast

During the cold and dark Canadian winter months, it’s important to stay warm and well-nourished. Using in-season ingredients and produce is a simple way to brighten your winter blues and introduce authentic vitamin-rich flavour to your meals. “Florida grapefruit reaches its best taste during the heart of winter, making it a great source of fresh, …

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Recipe For Spiced Winter Citrus Apple-Pear Bread

Inspired by a seasonal smorgasbord of winter citrus, this recipe combines the bold zingy flavors of blood oranges with the mellow sweet flavors of canned Bartlett pear halves and peeled apples. The spices include cinnamon, spicy cayenne and even a topping on caramelized cinnamon sugar. This bread makes an excellent morning tea bread or after …

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Flourless pancakes with berry compote

Do you eat breakfast each day? According to the Dietitians of Canada, nearly 40 per cent of Canadians skip breakfast each day, often because there isn’t enough time in the morning to eat. But choosing a balanced breakfast doesn’t have to take long – it just takes a little planning ahead. “In my 18 years …

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Sausage, Tomato & Goat Cheese Tarts

Tips and tricks for fuss-free holiday entertaining (BPT) – The holidays are a time of celebration, not for stressing about how you’re going to feed a room full of hungry guests. Serving fanciful fare in a beautiful setting shouldn’t be difficult — just use the tricks of entertaining experts. Here are five low-fuss ways to …

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