1239 is proud to announce our participation in Nutrition Month by tracking one family’s mission to eat healthier meals at home. We will update on their journey every week along with expert feedback on the concrete steps they are taking towards achieving their goal. When I was firs...

In Part 1 of our series, we introduced you to Pulses and explained why the United Nations has chosen to spotlight them in 2016 for their nutritional and environmental benefits. Now in Part 2, we unveil some family-friendly tips for incorporating pulses into your daily diet. We hope you choose to ...

The United Nations has declared 2016 The International Year of Pulses. So, what exactly does that mean? What is a pulse? Pulses are edible seeds that grow within a pod. Well-known examples of pulses include beans, peas, lentils and chickpeas. The UN has chosen to spotlight these crops because of ...

Parents the world over are notorious for encouraging their families to eat their greens, the benefits of which seem very well known at this point; but what about the other colours of the rainbow in the produce family? Brightly coloured fruits and vegetables often give us clues about their nutriti...
Zucchini Muffins

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, s...

Get your kids wild about seafood with this scrumptious but simple fish recipe. Pour 1/4 cup (60 ml) milk into your skillet and gently heat. Add the onion and simmer until soft, then add your fish fillet. Cover and simmer 5-10 minutes. The fish should be opaque and flaky. Remove from heat and mash...

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 and your family's too! Mash tofu in a bowl. Then add your next three ingredients and mix well. Pour oil...

Citrus yogurt sauce recipe. For full recipe see our recipe section,

Fall is a great time to explore the fruits and vegetable aisles at the grocery store or farmers market; so many varieties of squashes and colourful root vegetables await discovery.  Not to mention the cooler days mean the perfect opportunity to add Fall veggies to soups, stews, slow cookers and roas...

Lianne Castelino of and cooking instructor Siva Swaminathan make a healthy, high-fiber turkey meatball pasta recipe