Category: Dinner Ideas

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 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

Shrimp Tacos with Kiwi Salsa

Hot summer days bring backyard get-togethers. If you want to impress your guests and attempt something different than burgers, give these colourful shrimp tacos a try. The salsa combines Zespri SunGold Kiwifruit and jalapeños for the perfect combination of sweet and spicy. The kiwifruit is rich in nutrients, including potassium and vitamin C, while using …

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Sep 03

Summer Steak Tacos

Setting up a DIY taco station is an easy way to host a small or large group of guests, while still enjoying the dinner party yourself. Take tacos to the next level with tender, juicy 100% Canadian AAA Angus beef, a simple and affordable switch that is sure to impress. Summer Steak Tacos Serves 4 …

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Sep 03

Fresh Halibut, Pistachio & Cherry Tomato Fusilli

Canada turns 150 this year and families can feel fortunate for the many healthy and delicious local foods that inspire gatherings with great friends. In fact, more than eight out of 10 Canadians want to cook with more fresh, local or regional ingredients according to a recent study. Fortunately, celebrated Canadian chefs, like Toronto’s Cory …

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Sep 03

Portobello Mushroom BLTs

These healthy Portobello mushroom BLTs are a delicious spin on your favourite sandwich, and are easily packed as a work lunch or enjoyed as a tasty last-minute dinner. Portobello Mushroom BLTs Prep time: 10 minutes Total time: 30 minutes Serves: 4 Ingredients: • 4 tsp olive oil, divided • 12 slices turkey bacon • 2 …

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Sep 01

Egg-Stuffed Portobello Mushroom Burgers

There’s nothing quite like a glorious summer day spent dining outdoors and cooking up a classic burger over the barbecue. Taste the season with these ultimate egg-stuffed Portobello mushroom burgers, which provide a modern and mouth-watering twist on an old favourite and are perfect for this summer’s family adventures. Ideal for vegetarians and high in …

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Jul 31

Pan Seared Salmon Paired with a Grapefruit Summer Salad

Warmer weather calls for lighter meals rich in protein and complemented with refreshing seasonal salads. Try this dish the next time you’re looking for dinnertime inspiration and enjoy al fresco on your patio or balcony. Pan Seared Salmon Paired with a Grapefruit Summer Salad Serves 4 Prep Time: 5 min Total Time: 15 min Ingredients: …

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