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Beef & Egg Fried Rice

This recipe is perfect for the beginner cook! Nothing beats a whole meal you make in one dish - fewer dishes to wash up! With the beef and eggs, this makes a great protein-packed lunch, dinner or savoury breakfast. To pack up leftovers for lunches, warm up a portion in the microwave and pack into a warmed thermos.

Cheesy Egg 'n' Veggie Wrap

This is a great meal that works for both breakfast and lunch! Packed full of veggies and delicious cheese, this wrap will leave you feeling ready to start the day. Eggs are the perfect protein for a quick meal since they can be prepped and cooked in minutes. Get creative with the veggies and add your favourites.

Cooking 101: Getting Started in the Kitchen

The best way to eat well and save money on food expenses is to learn to cook, which means you're in control of what ingredients you eat!

Cooking is a life-long creative experience that lets you sample different cultures and have fun with your friends and family. In honour of this, we worked to help create a new resource that helps to provide meal ideas to your kids, and get them started in the kitchen.

Keep it cool with eggs this summer

With the warm weather approaching, more gatherings, picnics, and barbeques are also on the horizon. Sounds great, but the jump in temperature can increase the risk when it comes to the safety of perishable foods, like eggs, especially when meals are kept and served outdoors.

Why not use the change in season to brush-up on your food safety skills, because nobody wants to end the perfect pool party with tummy troubles!

Here are a few tips to make sure your eggs are always the life of the party:

5 easy egg recipes kids can make this summer!

Now that summer is upon us, it won't be too long until you will have to find creative ways to keep the kiddos busy. Why not have them help out in the kitchen? No matter their age, there is something that the kids can help with whether its the actual cutting and cooking, or cracking and beating the eggs for younger kids.

Check out some of our kid-tested (and approved) recipes that you'll love this summer!

Meal plan, like a boss!

Whether you’re hosting a family get together, a long weekend barbeque or even just a themed party night, the one thing everyone loves to plan is the food!

But planning themed food for a group can be hard, so we want to help make it easier.

We are happy to provide tools on our website that can take a few jobs off your plate. See what we did there? ☺

Meal Planner

Get the kids together for some Easter egg decorating!

No matter your background, one tradition many families have this time of year is decorating Easter eggs!

This year we ecided to try sometyhing new. We wanted to get a group of children together from all different backgrounds to decorate eggs, and ask some egg farming questions, so we did!

Check out the video below!

How eating eggs at breakfast helps with weight control

By Carol Harrison, RD, ​ 

Have you noticed that when you eat eggs for breakfast, you’re less likely to feel hungry before lunchtime? I’ve done some digging into the research, and the results may inspire you to get cracking with eggs more often in the morning.  

Does your breakfast have enough protein?

By Shannon Crocker, MSc, RD,

How can you get long-lasting energy in the morning? Eat eggs for breakfast!

One of my favourite breakfasts is rustic whole grain toast topped with arugula, avocado and poached eggs. Not only is it super tasty, but it also gives my body what it needs in the morning – protein!

5 fantastic reasons to eat egg yolks

By Shannon Crocker, MSc, RD,

Don’t skip the yolk!

Creamy, soft poached eggs with whole grain toast and a hot, frothy latte—that’s what my breakfast dreams are made of.

If you love egg yolks as much as I do, then you’ll be happy to know that there is plenty of scientific evidence that they’re super-nutritious.

Ottens Family

What would you like people to know about quality hen care?

“To us, it is all about providing the best care for our birds – it’s the focus of everything we do. It is important to provide water, food and a comfortable environment for our hens. It is our job to make sure our hens live a good and healthy life. When our birds are healthy, they produce safe, high-quality, nutritious eggs for Ontario consumers.”

Why did you choose this housing system?

“We chose different housing systems for our hens to be able to give consumers a choice in buying eggs.”

Corput Family

What is your family history?  

“My grandfather bought our farm in 1967 and he and my father milked cows until 1994. That year, we made the transition from dairy cows to broiler chickens (chickens raised for meat). In 2008, when I purchased the farm from my father, I decided to take on a new challenge - growing pullets.“

Chaudary Family

How did your family become egg farmers?

“Both of my parents were born in Pakistan. Before moving to Canada in the 1970s, my parents moved to Saudi Arabia and then to Denmark. My family settled in the Niagara region and bought our first egg farm in 1977. As a family, we continued to work and grow the farm. Before deciding to farm full time, I briefly moved to Louisiana to work on the resurrection of oil wells. After three years, I decided that being an egg farmer was what I wanted to do, so I moved back to the family farm.”

No eggs-cuses: zero reasons to skip the yolk

Did you hear the news?

When Weight Watchers© recently announced they had created a list of 200 zero points foods, it created some excitement around here. Especially when we discovered this change included eggs.

That’s right. Eggs are now zero points. Talk about eggs-citing!

What that now means is one delicious egg, which contains 6 grams of protein, 70 calories and 14 important nutrients can be added to your meal with no impact on your tracking. Plus, the proteins keep your hunger at bay longer. No more 3 o’clock binges!

Spice Cake

If you’re looking for a simple but flavourful cake recipe, give this one a try! Cinnamon, ginger and nutmeg come together to spice up this cake just right, while the cream cheese frosting adds the perfect amount of sweetness.

Pumpkin Bread

This incredibly moist, but not too sweet pumpkin bread gets its flavour from a blend of fragrant spices – cinnamon, nutmeg and allspice. Cut into the bread and you’ll discover a rich ribbon of cream cheese that compliments the texture of this bread perfectly. Serve alongside a cup of hot tea or coffee for a nice afternoon treat.

Muffin Tin Strata

These flavour-packed muffins combine asparagus, ham and tomatoes for a delicious breakfast experience. This make-ahead recipe is perfect for Sunday brunch or a busy weekday morning.

Monte Cristo One-Pan Bake

A twist on the classic Monte Cristo sandwich, this one-pan bake combines the sweet flavours of French toast with ham and cheese. Whether you are planning a casual meal with the family or a fancy brunch with friends, this version of the “French Sandwich” will surely have your guests asking for seconds.

Egg Calzone

Pizza isn’t just for dinner anymore! This Egg Calzone takes all the wonderful, familiar flavours of pizza and folds them into an omelette “calzone,” making this dish an instant hit with kids and adults alike. Serve additional pizza sauce on the side for dipping.

Egg & Mushroom Tartine

Don’t be intimidated by the fancy name of this easy to make dish. Simply put, tartine means open-faced sandwich. This Egg and Mushroom Tartine combines some wonderful textures and flavours – umami-rich mushrooms, salty whipped feta, and soft egg yolk – all on a simple piece of toasted bread.