Category: Fruit Dishes

Feb 21

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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Jan 04

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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Jan 01

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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Dec 23

Roasted Turkey Breast with Gorgonzola, Baked Pears and Toasted Pecans

Host the perfect family dinner with a show stopping main dish that will be sure to impress. Try topping your turkey with this beautiful balance of sweetness and richness with the combination of crisp pears and punchy gorgonzola cheese. Roasted Turkey Breast with Gorgonzola, Baked Pears and Toasted Pecans Prep Time: 15 minutes Cook Time: …

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Jul 21

Mango, Mozzarella and Serrano Ham Bites

These bite-sized appetizers bring together classic Italian ingredients with a taste of the tropics. Mango and mozzarella may seem like an unusual combination, but they pair together beautifully in a sweet-and-savoury way. Mango, Mozzarella and Serrano Ham Bites Prep time: 10 minutes Cooking time: 5 minutes Makes 4 servings Ingredients: • 1 ripe mango, peeled …

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Nov 11

Roasted Squash and Pepper Pasta with Cider and Chipotle Sauce

Apples let us savour the flavours of fall Each season boasts unique flavours and ingredients. The fall harvest, in particular, is known for apples, and Canada is known for its multitude of varieties – from sweet to tart. Each type of apple offers a distinct taste and characteristic, especially when it comes to cooking. If …

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Oct 04

Pear & Basil Marinated Brie

Impress your guests with a flavourful, triple cream brie Room-temperature, triple cream brie is always a winner when entertaining. So why not elevate it to fabulous with this recipe from President’s Choice: Pear & Basil Marinated Brie Prep time: 10 minutes Stand time: 4 hours Ingredients 2 tbsp (25 ml) Extra-Virgin Olive Oil 2 tbsp …

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Sep 21

Create your own mini desserts

Every great meal deserves a sweet ending, and since the trend today is ‘dessert decadence in bite-size portions’ a few little mini desserts are the ideal way to cap off festivities. Displayed on your holiday table or served on a platter with festive cookies after dinner, these Grape Tuxedo Bites – offered two ways – …

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Sep 01

Almond Berry Smoothie

Blend up a refreshing smoothie to start your day This summer, discover the joy of growing berries in your backyard, and you’ll be sure to see your whole family thrilled with the fruits of your labour. A light, fresh smoothie packed with in-season berries is a tasty way to brighten up any morning. Combined with …

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Aug 27

Frozen Yogurt & Coconut Banana Pops

Frozen yogurt, coconut, and banana make healthier pops Nothing puts a smile on your child’s face like an icy cold snack after a long day at the playground. Swap out the sugary snack for these homemade frozen yogurt and coconut banana pops. “They’re so easy and so tasty, your kids won’t even realize they’re eating …

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