Category: Healthy Recipes

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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Jul 08

Recipe: Gluten-Free Crispy Vegetable Fritters

Do you want to raise a foodie? If so, take note that a child’s palate is set around age three, making the food we feed them during this time the most influential for their future eating preferences. If you have a picky eater at home, odds are their eating preferences include sugary condiments and sauces …

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Apr 01

Sweet Potatoes with Curried Beef, Mushrooms and Sour Cream

How to boost flavor, not calories A heart-warming combination of sweet potatoes, beef and mushrooms make for a healthy and flavorful low calorie meal. This recipe was developed by Mike Ward, a Toronto-based Aussie chef. Sweet Potatoes with Curried Beef, Mushrooms and Sour Cream Ingredients: • 4 medium sweet potatoes • 200 grams ground beef • 200 grams …

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Jan 22

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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Dec 15

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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Apr 28

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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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 17

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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Jan 02

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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