Category Archive: Healthy Recipes

Sage Recipes: 3 Tasty Dishes To Try For Dinner

Closely related to rosemary, the wood herb sage has a soft, savory flavor with a hint of sweetness. Traditionally it is used in a variety of meat-based dishes because of its slight peppery flavor. Apart from its delicious taste, sage also gives quite a number of health benefits which include improving brain function, strengthening the …

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Spaghetti Squash with Meatballs

Trade up from white pasta to nutritious spaghetti squash While we all want to make healthy food choices, it can be tough and time consuming to identify the best ingredients. Fortunately, making one or two changes can have a big impact on the nutritional value of a dish. “Swapping an ingredient or two in a …

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Gluten-Free Crackled Chocolate Cookies

We’ve all heard the complaints: Gluten-free cakes taste like sand – and gluten-free cookies are brittle and bland. This type of diet does sound restrictive but there are plenty of ways to indulge in sweet treats without sacrificing flavor. “This classic fudgy cookie crackles delightfully on top while it bakes,” says Tom Filippou, executive chef …

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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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Gluten Free Chia Pumpkin Parfait

Canadians are snacking more than ever. In fact, new research from Ipsos reveals the average Canadian snacks up to six times a day. While nutrition experts recommend fueling up on small, frequent meals, it’s important to make smart choices when it comes to snack time. “Smart snacking should be three things: nutritious, delicious, and convenient,” …

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Florida Grapefruit Superfood Salad

The New Year is a time to reflect on the year behind us and plan for exciting months ahead. For many of us, it’s a chance to re-evaluate our food choices and set new healthy goals. To help you kick start your resolutions and refuel after a season of indulgence, try adding superfoods to your …

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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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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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The benefits of enjoying the healthy Mediterranean diet & North African Salad Recipe

(BPT) – With warmer weather, more people turn to fun outdoor activities, especially after a long cold winter. Diet and exercise are the key ingredients of a healthy lifestyle, and fresh salads and other summertime delicacies abound. One particularly healthful diet trend is the Mediterranean diet, so named after the tastes and habits of the …

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Barilla Gluten Free Spaghetti with Diced Potatoes, Roasted Peppers, and Aromatic Herb Pesto

Have a guest with celiac or gluten-sensitivities coming over for dinner and have no idea what to make or where to start? “Preparing a meal for someone with gluten sensitivities can often feel like a daunting task, especially with the prominence of gluten in so many different foods,” says Home Economist and cookbook author, Mairlyn …

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