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Get your back to school game on

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!

Delicious ways to power your day with eggs

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!

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!

Layered Devilled Egg Pasta Salad

This layered devilled egg salad is sure to be a showstopper at your next picnic or summer gathering. Packed with lots of fresh veggies, protein-rich turkey, bowtie pasta, and topped with classic devilled eggs, this impressive main dish comes together in just 30 minutes. The creamy dill dressing is a fresh and flavourful addition that ties it all together.

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!