It’s every parent’s three favourite words. Back. To. School.
So long to the “I’m bored!” and “There’s nothing to do!”s of summer. With the comfort of the fall routines returning, so too comes the dreaded school lunch, but fear not because we’ve got tips and recipes to save you time and effort this school season.
Pro-tip: Keep a stash of hard-cooked eggs on hand. These are great to pair with some veggies and use for lunches or can be eaten on their own as a snack!
Watch Registered Dietitian Shannon Crocker explain why eggs are such a great snack!
One of the healthiest habits you can adopt is to cook and eat more meals at home using simple, nutrient-rich whole foods, like eggs. They’re easy to prepare, delicious and versatile.
Working together with Registered Dietitians Shannon Crocker (@shancrockerRD) and Carol Harrison (@greatmealideas) we’ve come up with six ways eggs promote health. Check them out below!
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.
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:
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!
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? ☺
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!
By Carol Harrison, RD, http://www.Yummylunchclub.ca
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.
By Shannon Crocker, MSc, RD, www.shannoncrocker.ca
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!
Want to keep your heart healthy? Make more meals at home!
As a registered dietitian, this is one piece of advice that I am 100% behind. I’d shout it from the rooftops if I could. And I’m not alone.