Category Archives: Breakfast & Lunches

Recipes for breakfasts and lunches.

Zucchini and Onion Frittata

Protein-rich eggs and fresh, seasonal vegetables are the secret to this healthy frittata. Well-known in the Mediterranean diet, the frittata can be enriched with any seasonal vegetables and cheeses to create your own personal recipe. This one features fresh summer squash, a good source of vitamin C along with some fiber and potassium. Read more

Smashed Chickpea & Avocado Lettuce Wraps

Ready in just 10 minutes, these vegetarian wraps are packed with fiber-rich chickpeas, fresh Boston lettuce and creamy avocado. Opting for meatless meals a few times a week is one way to eat more plant foods and cut down on processed meat -- both excellent ways to lower your risk for cancer. These wraps are...
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French-style Spinach and Cheese Omelette

A healthy breakfast is the perfect opportunity to start your day off on the right track. This French-style omelet is fluffy and golden with the rich flavor of Parmesan cheese and sautéed spinach. Eggs provide protein and B vitamins and at only 80 calories each, they’re an easy, healthy meal option. Make the recipe as...
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Hazelnut Chocolate Blini with Raspberry Drizzle

his beautiful special occasion dessert is perfect for brunch. Blini are crepe-like pancakes made without a leavening agent. This recipe features hazelnut flour, sweet raspberry sauce and dark chocolate. Research has shown that the heart-healthy phytochemicals in dark chocolate, called flavonoids, may also boost antioxidant defenses for cancer prevention. Read more

Homemade Pancake Mix to Store

Store bought pancake mix is easy to make and probably the most popular way that people make pancakes at home. The truth is, however, that it's not difficult to make your very own homemade pancakes. To make things even easier in the future you can also make a large quantity of your mix to store...
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Watercress and Avocado Bruschetta

Bruschetta starts with good, wholesome multi-grain or whole-wheat bread, sliced thinly and toasted. A buttery avocado mixture of garlic and lemon or lime juice, which retains avocado’s bright green color and gives a hint of citrus, anchors bruschetta’s essential ingredient – fresh tomato. A crown of watercress sprigs makes this bruschetta regal, either as an...
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Mexican-Style Breakfast Sandwich

Start your morning with these deliciously messy, all-out breakfast sandwiches inspired by traditional Mexican flavours. Meat eaters can kick this sandwich up a notch by adding bacon - a salty and savoury combination with the peanut butter. Serve with hot sauce to add some heat. (more…)...
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