Back to School Lunches Tips and Recipes

Meat Sauce – big batch

This big batch meat sauce is my go to base for lasagna, a pasta sauce, or added to a salad. Great for those hectic weeks, make it on Sunday for dinners and lunches throughout the week. Makes: 13 cups (3.25 L) One serving of sauce = 1/2 – 1 cup (125 – 250 mL) 1 […]

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Gingersnaps – Gluten Free

 Not too sweet this yummy gingersnap 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 flour […]

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Oatmeal Cookies with raisins or chocolate chips

This oatmeal cookies are made with whole grains. 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.   ½ cup (125 […]

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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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A great way to use cooked brown rice as well as a vegetarian alternative to meatballs! Send them off with some Ranch style salad dressing to use as a dip. You really need a food processor for this one. 1 medium carrot, scrubbed well and chopped into 1-inch pieces 1 shallot, cut into quarters 1 […]

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Apple Chips

Your house will smell amazing after baking these in your oven! The first time I made these, our friends and fellow actors Jill and Larry were coming over to watch the Golden Globe Awards with us. The whole house was permeated with apple cinnamon smells while the apple chips cooked in the oven. While they […]

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