Category: Healthy Recipes

Healthy Piña Colada Cupcakes

Healthy cupcakes for a colourful snack Tired of the usual salads and avocado toast? Try adding some Latin American twists to your table. This exciting recipe is sure to remind you of your last holiday — it’s a healthy bite combining the creaminess of avocados from Mexico with the energizing flavours of a piña colada. …

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Golden Turmeric Cauliflower and Quinoa Bowls

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 their …

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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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Lentil and Mushroom Stew

It’s a new year, with new opportunities to improve your diet. One of this year’s top food trends is plant-based eating, so whether you’ve tried it or not, you’ve likely heard of it. But, what is a plant-based diet? A plant-based diet consists primarily of foods derived or made from plants such as fruits, vegetables, …

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Cracked Rice Fritto Misto

Crowd-pleasing gluten-free fritto misto Company coming? Fritto Misto, or “fried mix” in Italian, is always a popular appetizer, and you can make it gluten free using rice. Made with seafood and vegetables, it’s perfect for a group gathering when you want something easy, classy and delicious for everyone. Cracked Rice Fritto Misto Prep time: 20 …

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Keto Cranberry Shortbread Cookies

One of the greatest pleasures of the holidays is enjoying traditional flavors of the season. Fortunately, there are plenty of ways to indulge without discarding all your wellness goals. You can enjoy festive foods if you plan ahead for holiday events, and make dishes that aren’t loaded with carbs and sugar — but still satisfy …

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Quinoa & Veggie Stuffed Sweet Peppers

How to increase your vegetable intake A foundational pillar of a balanced diet, vegetables provide us with a long list of nutritional benefits. But many of us think of boring salads and bland raw vegetables as the only ways to eat this essential food group. However, eating a balanced diet packed with produce can be …

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Pumpkin Nutmeg Nutrient-Dense Shake

Boost health by indulging in fall flavors The fall harvest provides us with many fresh, local ingredients that are perfect for autumn-themed recipes. From pumpkin spiced lattes to pumpkin soup, pumpkin is one fall food we can’t seem to get enough of. There’s just something about its sweet and hearty flavor that reminds us of …

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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 for …

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Veggie Hummus Crunch Sandwich

This filling, easy-to-make meal will allow you to satisfy that craving for a filling and delicious spread while sticking to your healthy-eating goals. Like fruits and vegetables, bread has naturally occurring vitamins and minerals, and is an excellent source of nutrients that can help Canadians manage their weight. An excellent source of Manganese, which helps …

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