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3 simple ways to enjoy breakfast

Everyone knows that breakfast is the most important meal of the day, but we also know that it’s hard to find the time to make a balanced and nutritious meal in the morning.

Enter: the Microwave Egg Cooker.

This small kitchen gadget is a lifesaver in the morning and won’t take up counter space. It cooks eggs in your microwave in just 1-2 minutes and is easy to use and clean. Check out our video on how they work below!

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.

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!

How eating eggs at breakfast helps with weight control


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.  

Does your breakfast have enough protein?


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!

5 fantastic reasons to eat egg yolks


By Shannon Crocker, MSc, RD, www.shannoncrocker.ca

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.

Seven slow-cooker recipes that will warm your soul (and stomach)

With fall in full swing and the cool weather taking over, it’s time to celebrate our favourite time of year: slow cooker season!

We love the ‘set it and forget it’ lifestyle, so much so that we wanted to share some of our go-to recipes, so that after a long day of not wondering what to eat for dinner, you can enjoy the spoils of the slow cooker.

Get Creative with Quiche this World Egg Month!

With World Egg Month upon us we wanted to give you one more reason to celebrate all things eggs!

Eggs are one of the most versatile and affordable proteins, so what better way to show them off than the ever so elegant quiche.

Don’t let its name and reputation scare you off. Quiches can be as easy as one, two, three - literally.

Step 1: Prep & mix your fillings.

Celebrate a Childhood Hero with Green Eggs & Ham!

March 2nd is Dr. Seuss’s birthday, and here at Egg Farmers of Ontario, we have the perfect recipe to celebrate!

Get your kids together and they can all help create a spinoff to the classic dinner they grew up reading about. Make a night of it and finish dinner off with a family reading of the inspirational Green Eggs & Ham.

Fall for food diversity this Thanksgiving!

Thanksgiving: the time of year spent with family, where you can eat your weight in turkey, stuffing and cranberry sauce and not even feel bad about it.

But why does turkey have to get all of the attention?

Check out some of these Thanksgiving Weekend recipes that give you a break from the bird, (or not… its up to you!)

Frittata 101 - An easy guide to frittatas!

Healthy and easy-to-make frittatas are like crustless quiches loaded with tasty fillings!

Once you master the basic three-step method of cooking them, you can use any combination of fillings you have on hand, including leftovers, to create delicious deep-dish frittatas!

Now that World Egg Month is upon us, we wanted to highlight the versatility of frittatas by sharing our recipe guide which offers different flavours for different seasons.

Check out our recipe guide below for four seasonal recipes.

Got a craving for crepes?

Love crepes? Then pick up the Winter 2011 issue of Food and Drink, the complimentary magazine published bimonthly by the Liquor Control Board of Ontario (LCBO) and available in their stores. In the current issue are three crepe recipes, each one paired with different ciders. There's Wild Mushrooms, Pear and Gruyere in Walnut Crepes; Caramelized Onions, Leafy Greens and Brie in Buckwheat Crepes; and Crepes Benedict with Slow-Poached Eggs.