Yearly Archives: 2015

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    This recipe is a bit labour-intensive up front. But once it’s made, it’s great cold in a picnic basket, or as a leftover dinner on a hot night. Yes, it’s got spinach in it…maybe a way to get your kids to eat it?

    Nutrition Facts
    Picnic Chicken Pinwheels
    Amount Per Serving
    Calories 1432 Calories from Fat 702
    % Daily Value*
    Total Fat 78g 120%
    Saturated Fat 24g 120%
    Polyunsaturated Fat 6g
    Monounsaturated Fat 23g
    Cholesterol 390mg 130%
    Sodium 1770mg 74%
    Potassium 1722mg 49%
    Total Carbohydrates 71g 24%
    Dietary Fiber 14g 56%
    Sugars 4g
    Protein 104g 208%
    Vitamin A 352%
    Vitamin C 95%
    Calcium 53%
    Iron 81%
    * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
    Picnic Chicken Pinwheels – – tightly packed fresh spinach leaves, ricotta cheese, parsley (chopped fresh flat-leaf ), Egg (large), Parmesan cheese (freshly grated), Salt, Pepper, nutmeg (of grated ), garlic (mashed clove), chicken breasts (boneless, skinless, pounded flat), all-purpose flour, breadcrumbs, olive oil, Ketchup or store-bought (or homemade!), pine nuts (toasted pine nuts (optional)), – Make the filling: Bring 1/2-inch of water to a boil in a wide pot. Add the spinach and cook until it just wilts, about 1 minute. Drain the spinach well. let it cool. Use your hands to squeeze any water from the spinach and then set on a cutting board. Coarsely chop the spinach and then set in a medium bowl. Add the ricotta, the 1 egg, parsley, Parmesan cheese, garlic, salt, pepper and nutmeg, and optional pine nuts. Combine. Stuff the chicken: Place an equal amount of the ricotta filling in the centre of each breast that has been pounded flat. Fold 2 sides of each breast partially over the filling and then tightly roll it up to seal the filling inside. Place the flour, lightly-beaten eggs, and breadcrumbs on separate plates. Then dip chicken in: flour, eggs, crumbs. Place the oil in a large skillet set over medium, to medium-high heat. When hot, add the chicken, lightly brown on all sides, and then set on a foil-lined baking sheet, seam-side down. Bake the chicken 30-40 minutes, at 375 For until cooked through. Allow chicken to cool, before serving. Slice in disks, and serve with ketchup or tomato pasta sauce for dipping.

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      Nutrition Facts
      Un-lunch box ideas - Healthy Eating Tips
      Amount Per Serving
      Calories 390 Calories from Fat 72
      % Daily Value*
      Total Fat 8g 12%
      Saturated Fat 1g 5%
      Polyunsaturated Fat 2g
      Monounsaturated Fat 3g
      Cholesterol 21mg 7%
      Sodium 1080mg 45%
      Potassium 142mg 4%
      Total Carbohydrates 60g 20%
      Dietary Fiber 8g 32%
      Sugars 6g
      Protein 19g 38%
      Vitamin A 23%
      Vitamin C 30%
      Calcium 6%
      Iron 19%
      * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
      Un-lunch box ideas – Healthy Eating Tips – For pita stuffed with hummus: Cut a slit on half of the pita to make an opening. Scoop hummus into pita, and fill with favourite veggies. For Wrap: spread tortilla with mayo or butter. Place turkey on tortilla. Place apple slices on top and roll up. – hummus, whole wheat mini pita, carrots (shredded carrots), celery (shredded celery), whole wheat tortilla wrap, mayonnaise, turkey, green apple (washed and sliced thinly), –

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        Nutrition Facts
        Fun Breakfast Cups
        Amount Per Serving
        Calories 47 Calories from Fat 27
        % Daily Value*
        Total Fat 3g 5%
        Saturated Fat 1g 5%
        Polyunsaturated Fat 0.3g
        Monounsaturated Fat 1g
        Cholesterol 61mg 20%
        Sodium 698mg 29%
        Potassium 50mg 1%
        Total Carbohydrates 1g 0%
        Dietary Fiber 0.3g 1%
        Sugars 0.3g
        Protein 4g 8%
        Vitamin A 1%
        Vitamin C 1%
        Calcium 4%
        Iron 3%
        * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
        Fun Breakfast Cups – A fun twist for a busy weekday breakfast or a relaxing weekend brunch! The fun comes in a cup! A breakfast dish you can make with your kids or have them make by themselves! – Egg, Milk, Ham (slice of thinly sliced ham), Salt, Pepper, Swiss Cheese, – Lightly spray the ramekin with non-stick cooking spray. Place slice of ham inside ramekin. Crack egg onto ham slice. Drizzle milk onto egg and ham. Add dash of pepper. Sprinkle with dusting swiss cheese. Place into pre-heated 400 degree oven for 15-20 minutes. Let cool and serve.

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        Zucchini Muffins
        Nutrition Facts
        Kids in The Kitchen - Zucchini Muffins
        Amount Per Serving
        Calories 181 Calories from Fat 45
        % Daily Value*
        Total Fat 5g 8%
        Saturated Fat 1g 5%
        Polyunsaturated Fat 2g
        Monounsaturated Fat 2g
        Sodium 126mg 5%
        Potassium 112mg 3%
        Total Carbohydrates 32g 11%
        Dietary Fiber 2g 8%
        Sugars 9g
        Protein 3g 6%
        Vitamin A 1%
        Vitamin C 25%
        Calcium 3%
        Iron 7%
        * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
        Kids in The Kitchen – Zucchini Muffins – – Zucchini (Grated), Lemon Zest (grated), Egg, Oil, Honey, Flour, Baking Powder, Salt, Cinnamon, Grate zucchini and lemon peel and set aside In a mixing bowl; add eg, oil and honey and mix until blended. ; Combine all dry ingredients: flour, baking powder, salt and cinnamon in a separate bowl; Add wet ingredients, zucchini and lemon peel to dry ingredients and stir until combined.; Place in muffin cups. Bake at 400 degrees for 20 minutes. Let cool before serving.; –

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        How many extra calories do you really need while breastfeeding? Knowing how to nourish yourself while breastfeeding is important for both mother and baby.’s Andrea Howick gets some key tips from Dietitian Jacquie Demers. Learn more about breastfeeding in the DVD Bringing Baby Home. Shot on locations at

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        Learn how simple it is to prepare fresh, natural foods for your baby. Watch this excerpt from the award-winning “Yummy In My Tummy” DVD to start your toddler on a lifetime of healthy eating habits.

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        Looking for a wonderful, healthy allternative to eggs? Tofu is chock full or protein, absorbs all kinds of flavours easily and is incredibly versatile. This easy recipe will wow your taste buds.