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What's for breakfast: the protein comparison

Jun 19, 2012

Eat some protein at each meal. That’s pretty standard nutrition advice these days. The main reason being protein helps us to feel full, longer.  Given that, I thought it would be interesting to compar…

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Another reason an Egg a Day is OK

Apr 10, 2012

There’s new research that uses more precise methods of measuring how much protein we need. It shows we may need more protein than previously thought - a whopping 30% more for kids and 70% more for adu…

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Eggs and heart health - What's really going on

Feb 22, 2012

If you love eggs but find yourself limiting them to a couple a week, it’s time to reconsider! Recent research shows that healthy adults can enjoy an egg every day without increasing their risk of hear…

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Bitty Eggs Benedict appetizers

Dec 28, 2011

Li'l bitty eggs Benny apps can do double duty as snacks for a New Year's party or breakfast bites for the morning after the New Year's bash! Eggs Benedict is usually made with a poached egg and Englis…

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Breakfast Strudel Recipe

Dec 19, 2011

Christmas Breakfast Strudels I got this recipe for Breakfast Strudels from my friend Donna-Marie Pye. She is the co-owner of Relish Cooking Studio in Waterloo. Donna-Marie received the recipe from…

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Cranberry Oatmeal Cookies

Dec 14, 2011

Give the gift of home-baked cookies to someone special this holiday with a parchment paper-wrapped log of cookie dough. Maybe include a new baking sheet and a foodie Christmas ornament too. This Cr…

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Egg-in-a-hole: Christmas version

Dec 12, 2011

I love easy ideas that help to make healthy eating interesting for kids. This week my daughter is having a few school pals over for a Christmas lunch, and I’m the cook!     The idea is based on the o…

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Black Forest Banana Bread

Dec 8, 2011

This is not your typical banana bread. Crammed with cherries, chocolate chips and pecans, there's barely room for the bananas! But this medley of Black Forest Cake flavours makes this loaf of Blac…

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5 Christmas baking recipes that will make you the ...

Nov 30, 2011

                        Holiday festivities have begun in earnest with community Santa Claus parades, Christmas craft shows, office holiday parties, and ramped up activity at the mall! …

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