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Irish Soda Bread

This quick bread is a great addition to a night when you’re making a pot of  soup for dinner. While the soup is cooking, make this whole grain bread. Dry Ingredients 2 cups (500 mL) whole wheat flour 2 tbsp (30 mL) wheat germ 2 tbsp (30 mL) ground flaxseed 1 ½ tsp (7 mL) […]

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Breakfast Grab-and-Gos

I am a fan of the sit down breakfast. I like to give myself enough time in the morning to eat a bowl of cereal before I dash off for the day. But I know that many of us need a grab and go type of le petit déjeuner that is equivalent to a bowl […]

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Double Chocolate Muffins – a great fall treat

three chocolate muffins sitting on a white plate

These double chocolate muffins get their clout from oat bran and ground flaxseed. Next time you have to send a treat to school, pack these and tell your kids they’re chocolate cupcakes – they taste that good. (Check label of the chocolate chips for peanuts) Don’t let the pumpkin in the recipe mislead you. These muffins don’t […]

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Flaxseed, My Hero

Don’t let the tiny flaxseed mislead you. Great things come in small packages. Flaxseed is loaded with both soluble and insoluble fibre, is one of the richest sources of a plant compound called lignans, and it’s an excellent source of that heart healthy fat omega-3 fatty acids. We all know that fibre is good for […]

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