Healthy Cooking

Families Who Eat Together, Eat Better!
March is Nutrition Month!Eating together as a family has many health benefits – kids and teens from families, who eat together, eat better – they eat more fruits, vegetables and milk products. Healthy cooking looks and tastes delicious.  You and your family can cook and enjoy delicious,... More »
March is Nutrition Month!
 Fabulous recipes, good health, and knowing families who prepare and eat meals together have healthier eating habits, are just three (of many) terrific reasons to celebrate Nutrition Month!Every year in March, Dietitians of Canada’s Nutrition Month campaign reminds us of the importance of... More »
Get Your Whole Family Cooking!
We really need to get back to the dinner table...Mary Sue Waisman fondly remembers Sunday dinners when she was a little girl. Her Italian grandfather grew tomatoes in his backyard and her grandmother used the fresh-picked produce to create wonderful meals.“It was homemade sauce from homegrown... More »
Easy Chicken Tacos
Perfect for the whole family, kids love this tactile dish, and adults enjoy its Tex-Mex flavors and ease of preparation. The spicing is mild to appeal to young palates, but the heat is easily bumped up with the addition of a jalapeño or chipotle pepper or spicy salsa as a garnish. More »
Fruity Sautéed Chicken (kid-fav)
This dish uses the natural juices from fruit to lend a delicate flavor to the tender chicken. It’s a great example of how to include more fruit in your diet throughout the day. It's perfect for March break and busy weeknights. More »
Easy Tips for Making Juices and Smoothies
This is part one in our series on Cooking with Small Appliances.The data is pretty compelling: People who eat the most fruits and veggies are half as likely to develop cancer. And the health benefits hardly end there, so it’s not surprising that many people are seeking ways to introduce more fresh... More »
Triple-Green Shrub
If one kind of green is good, three is better. This is a juice for grownups, all green and, if you use water, not sweet at all. More »
Orange Soy Smoothie
People seeking to reduce their saturated fat intake will find soy milk, which is made from soybeans, a versatile and tasty option. Rice milk, made from brown rice and filtered water, is slightly sweet and, when fortified, provides as much calcium and vitamins A and D as milk. More »
Hippocrates Juice
For a sweeter, less green juice, add 1 apple. More »
Apple Carrot Cucumber Smoothie
Because cooking destroys some nutrients, try smoothies made with milder-tasting raw vegetables, such as celery, carrots, cucumbers, eggplants or zucchini first. More »
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