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Albert Visser

Bill Mitchell

Lee Hickey

Judy Kean

Andrew DeWeerd

Marc Bourdon

Craig Hunter

Hubert Schillings

Scott Brookshaw

Scott Graham, Chair

Brian Miller

Roger Pelissero

Dan Veldman

Jennifer Correa

Harry Pelissero

Dianne McComb

Scott Helps, Vice Chair

5 tips for making crepes

I’m always on the lookout for ways to work smarter, not longer, while still eating right.  It’s one of the reasons I love eggs. I can make a quick, healthy meal I know everyone will love in half an hour. Here are my top time-saving tips for making crêpes:

5 Reason to LOVE crêpes

This weekend while shopping for a stock pot, I also came home with a crêpe pan.  Busy with my head down, serious about comparing stock pots, my daughter wandered down the store aisle and holding up a crêpe pan cheerfully said, “Look! We can make crêpes. Let’s get this mommy!” I know she’s thinking of a recent trip to Quebec City where we had our fill of sweet and savory crêpes, so of course I say yes. And here begins our latest fun food adventures making crêpes!  First up in this series of posts on crêpes, I share why I think crêpes are terrific.

Do you know how much fat is in an egg?

Eggs are highly nutritious offering 14 essential nutrients including an excellent source of hunger-curbing protein and a moderate amount of fat. The fat in an egg is found in the yolk. There are 5 grams of fat, not a lot, a bit more than a teaspoon. That’s about the same amount of fat you’d find in other nutritious choices like a cup of lower fat 2% milk. How much fat can you eat in a day? Women should aim for 45-75 grams of fat a day and men 60-105 grams of fat a day.  Eggs can easily fit into your fat “budget” for the day. Wondering where most of the fat in the Canadian diet comes from?

Are you getting your breakfast protein? Don't forget the eggs!

Cereal with milk is a go-to breakfast choice for many but emerging science suggests that won’t deliver enough protein.  Adding eggs to our weekday routine can help. Convincing research is showing that not only do we need more protein than we once thought but that breakfast is the meal most short changed for protein. For ultimate health, we need protein throughout the day. That’s why experts now suggest we think about protein needs per meal, not protein needs per day.  Ideally, adults should aim for 20-30 grams of protein per meal.  Cereal with milk?

Holiday Egg Nog recipes you will love

Nog, Nog... Who's there? Christmas!

Everywhere you go it’s looking and tasting a lot like Christmas! Candy canes, peppermint lattes and chocolates are everywhere you turn in your office and house.

Have a glass of holiday cheer to celebrate the season. Stick with traditional Classic Egg Nog, make your own signature version or liven things up with a flavourful twist:

What is the difference between stratas and frittatas?

I grew up eating eggs fried, scrambled, poached or made into a delicious western sandwich. Quiche would have been a pretty fancy dish for my immigrant Irish mom to make. Maybe that’s why when I hear strata or frittata I have this momentary brain freeze and I have to stop and think,  which one is made with the bread again? I’m guessing I may not be the only one.  So, for all of us who are too afraid to ask what the heck is the difference between a strata and a frittata, here it is.  And for you culinary wizards, skip ahead to the recipes.

Frittata