Category: Recipe Box

Simply Healthy Halloween Treats: Banana Ghosts

Making good food fun is a great way to keep kids on track with a healthier lifestyle. If you’re looking for a sweet & healthy Halloween treat that’s incredibly simple to make, and will also appeal to kids, then try these banana ghosts this season. They only require two or three ingredients at the most, and can be …

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Healthy Halloween Treat: Green Apple Monsters

These healthy Halloween snacks won’t leave you feeling guilty after serving them at your child’s Halloween party! They’re mostly fruit and peanut butter, and make for unique & tasty Halloween treats that are festive, but not too scary. Green Apple Monsters Ingredients: Green apples Sunflower seeds Peanut Butter Strawberries Edible googly eyes – you can usually …

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Brazilian Meat Skewers

As we turn our attention to Brazil and our athletes this summer, it’s easy to find new flavours to celebrate our victories. To get a true taste of Brazilian culture, try jazzing up your barbecue faves with bold sauces like this zesty twist on traditional marinade. Serve your backyard guests these pork and steak skewers, …

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Peanut Butter Nanaimo Bars

We Canadians know and love the Nanaimo bar, but did you know that peanut butter was invented in Canada too? There’s no better way to show your true patriot love than with this peanutty twist on the classic Canadian dessert. Peanut Butter Nanaimo Bars Prep time: 20 minutes Baking time: 10 minutes Chilling time: 30 …

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5 Fantastically Refreshing Tea Recipes

If you’re looking for a way to enjoy those warm evenings on the porch, then have a go at these refreshing tea recipes! Try Iced Turmeric Green Tea from eatwell 101 for a delicate, natural green tea. 2. For a tropical twist, make some Guava Iced Tea courtesy of  Binjal’s VEG Kitchen: 3. This Ginger & Lemon Iced Tea from I Camp In My …

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Grilled Cabbage Steaks with Bacon and Blue Cheese

Cabbage, welcome to the grill Barbecue season is upon us — finally! — and it’s time to heat things up with tried-and-true classics and some bold new ideas. This summer, veggies on the grill are on-trend, according to the 2016 Grilling Flavour Forecast by McCormick. So try these thick-cut cabbage steaks with smoky bacon and …

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Whole Wheat Gingerbread Cookies

This traditional festive cookie incorporates whole wheat flour to provide a fiber boost without compromising flavor or texture. Whole wheat gingerbread cookies Prep time: 30 minutes Chill time: 1 hour Bake time: 9 minutes Yields: approximately 6 dozen (72) cookies Ingredients: • 1 cup (250 mL) unsalted butter, softened • 1 cup (250 mL) packed …

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Black Buttercream Recipe

This simple frosting recipe is comprised of only three ingredients and requires little to no technique. A combination of butter, powdered sugar and vanilla provides a light, decadent and delicious frosting for cakes, cookies, cupcakes or even brownies. It’s a staple ingredient for bakers of any experience! Buttercream holds a neutral base so you can …

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