To Buy Organic or Not to Buy Organic?
“The Dirty Dozen”The 12 fruits and vegetables containing the most pesticide residue, from most to least, are:• peaches• apples• bell peppers• celery• nectarines• strawberries• cherries• lettuce• grapes (imported from outside the U.S.) Versus “The Consistently Clean”The 12 least... More »
Berry Breakfast Risotto
No time to cook breakfast? Author of 300 Best Rice Cooker Recipes, Katie Chin, says: "Let your rice cooker do the work for you!" Arborio rice, an Italian short-grain rice, cooks into a warm, creamy risotto. Berries and mint add a refreshing flavor that will brighten up any morning meal. More »
Roasted Summer Fruit
This recipe works for virtually any fruit and can be served with breakfast, lunch or dinner. Although roasting fruit does demand a wee bit of work, the return is worth it. The caramelization of natural sugars created by roasting is tough to duplicate. Try it once and we promise you’ll do it over... More »
Blender Breakfast
A quick nutritious drink, loaded with the delicious flavours of summer (use frozen berries during colder seasons). Perfect for both kids and adults, and terrific any time of day any time of year - especially those chaotic, 'can anything else go wrong' mornings! More »
Breakfast Fruit Smoothie (ideal for kids)
Fruit smoothies made with yogurt are great (easy & fast) ways to provide calcium for growing bodies. This fast and delicious beverage is a breakfast favorite. It also makes a great snack. More »
Strawberry, Pear and Lime Ice Pops
These bright and inviting ice pops will grab any kid’s attention (adults love them, too!). They’re a cool and tasty way to get the goodness of vitamin C, potassium and fiber. More »
Jammin’ Pancake Panini
Kids love to cook, so why not involve them in the preparation this weekend? Have kids help smear on the cream cheese and jam and layer the sliced banana. More »
Gluten-Free Babycakes Brownie Tarts
Want to treat your gang to the perfect gluten-free treat this summer? Try our Babycakes Brownie Tarts! No one will ever guess that these tasty and pretty brownie tarts are gluten-free. More »
Cream Cheese, Jam and Banana on Pancakes
Kids will almost think they are eating a banana split for breakfast or a snack with this tasty combination of strawberry jam, banana and cream cheese. More »
Easy-to-Make Fruit Bottom Yogurt
For people with a protein allergy or those who are lactose intolerant, yogurt may be accepted by the body because it is easier to digest than milk, says author of The Yogurt Bible, Pat Crocker. •         Food thermometer •     ... More »
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