Tag: berries

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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Feb 13

Berry blue smoothie

There’s no better time than the arrival of the new year to resolve to eat better. But “better” doesn’t have to mean boring; not with ample supplies of fresh blueberries, nature’s perfect “superfood”, available all winter long.  Chile’s blueberry crop is being harvested right now, during the southern hemisphere’s summer, arriving in Canada fresh, juicy …

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Feb 13

Blueberry, Butternut Squash and Quinoa Salad

Two of nature’s superfoods – fresh blueberries and quinoa – team up with butternut squash to create a salad that’s packed with protein, bursting with sweet and tangy flavor, and colorful enough to brighten the drab grays of winter. Supplies of fresh blueberries are plentiful all winter long, courtesy of the growers and exporters of …

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Feb 13

Blueberry-Poppyseed, Honey Banana Bread

Blueberries are nature’s perfect little superfood and thanks to growers in Chile, these little blue dynamos* are available in grocery stores throughout Canada during the winter. Fresh blueberries are natural cancer-fighters. Heart-healthy, full of antioxidants, vitamin C, and fiber, blueberries are the perfect go-to fruit to pack great nutrition into every meal. But not everyone …

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Feb 13

Smoked Salmon with Blueberry Compote

Everyone knows that “superfoods” are good for you. The combination of vitamins, antioxidants, fiber, and phytochemicals, among other nutrients make them natural disease-fighters. But when it comes to great taste, not all superfoods are created equal. Fortunately for blueberries, they’re not only great for you, but also great tasting. And, thanks to the growers and …

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