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Wednesday 7 January 2015 . (0)

Eat Like a European with Quality Condiments

Looking for busy weeknight shortcuts that still keep you on track for healthy eating in 2015?! Eat more like the Europeans - long thought of as our healthier cousins because they cook more from scratch. European home chefs often choose high-quality cooking sauces to cut down their prep time, and you ...

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Protect Yourself from Re-Packaged Meat

Monday 8 December 2014 . (0)

TweetCan you believe this?! A recent news report revealed that grocers have been caught changing the expiry date on meat! On Huffington Post recently I shared 7 tips for how to protect yourself from expired meat, a dangerous thing that can make you and your family very sick. Don’t get caught with expired meat, read. Continue Reading…

One-Step Marinated Chicken Breasts

Thursday 4 December 2014 . (0)

TweetBeing busy through the week doesn’t have to mean not enjoying yummy, good-for-you food. Even the most time-challenged family can complete this dinner recipe – rich in protein – in no time flat…. Here’s my suggestion for a tasty weeknight meal. Try roasted potatoes and/or squash and your favourite colourful vegetable as accompaniments. For the. Continue Reading…

How to Butcher a Chicken for a Week of Meals

Thursday 27 November 2014 . (0)

TweetEating well can be cost-effective; in this video Theresa shows CTV Morning Live Ottawa viewers how to carve up a chicken for 7 days of meals. Buying a whole chicken and butchering it yourself will save you money. And chicken is so versatile, nutritious – full of zinc and B12 – a perfect protein. Watch. Continue Reading…

Easiest Ever Egg White Omelet

Monday 25 February 2013 . (6)

TweetThis 100 calorie, single serving breakfast, lunch or dinner can be pulled together in a separate pan no matter what else is going on for meals in your house.  It is my go to hunger killer, energy provider with 16 grams of protein.  For breakfast it goes with tea and toast, lunch it goes with. Continue Reading…

Southwestern Fish Sticks

Tuesday 23 October 2012 . (3)

TweetServes 6 Prep time: 15 minutes Everyone loves fishsticks when they are flavorful and un fishy and these ones are a breeze to whip up a double batch and freeze. Serve these with plum sauce and Guacamole. The addition of a mixed green salad makes this a light and nourishing meal full of good fats. Continue Reading…

Jerk-ish Chicken

Monday 24 September 2012 . (0)

TweetWhen I was first dating my husband, I was full on vegetarian so we ate a lot of tofu. One of the very few disasters he will tease me with is my attempt at jerk tofu. Don’t get me wrong, the seasonings where fabulous but the texture and fat free nature of tofu turned out. Continue Reading…

Best Barbecued Chicken

Tuesday 28 August 2012 . (0)

TweetThe trouble with barbecuing chicken is that by the time it is cooked through to a safe temperature, the meat can be dry and stringy. The direct and hot external heat of a barbecue doesn’t penetrate the meat evenly. A quick and easy fix is to partially cook it in the microwave and discard any. Continue Reading…

Chicken & Sweet Potato Enchiladas

Monday 23 January 2012 . (0)

TweetMexican food is a family favourite around our house, but I get tired of the old stand by taco kits, and I am not a fan of all the non-ingredients in the taco seasonings.  However, it is a meal that both my 9 year old and 12 year old can manage to pull together themselves.  In favour. Continue Reading…

 

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