Back to School Lunches Tips and Recipes

Meat Sauce – big batch

Makes: 13 cups (3.25 L) One serving of sauce = 1/2 – 1 cup (125 – 250 mL) I use this as my go to base for lasagna, a pasta, or added to a salad. 1 kg (2 lb) extra lean ground beef, turkey or chicken 3 tbsp (45 mL) dried oregano 2 tbsp (30 […]

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Gingersnaps – gluten free

 Not too sweet this yummy fall cookie is also gluten free.  Makes – 40 cookies One serving = 2 cookies  ½ cup (125 mL) canola oil 1 cup (250 mL) granulated sugar ¼ cup (60 mL) molasses 1 omega-3 egg 1 cup + 2 tbsp (280 mL) quinoa flour ¾ cup (185 mL) brown rice […]

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Oatmeal Cookies with raisins or chocolate chips

  Teaching your kids how to cook is a life skill. Get then excited to join you in the kitchen and make these heart healthy whole grain cookies together. Depending on their age they can find ingredients, measure, stir, or spoon out cookie dough. Ingredients: ½ cup (125 mL) unsalted non hydrogenated margarine ½ cup […]

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Survival Foods for University Students

Don’t know what to eat once you move into your dorm? Here are some  ideas and foods that will help add a nutrient punch to your diet, plus they’re  friendly on your wallet. First things first – Every day eat at least 8 servings of fruits and vegetables: Typical day to get those immune enhancing […]

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