Maintaining a healthy lifestyle can be challenging, especially around Thanksgiving, but a quick blend of your favourite ingredients with a dash of fibre can make a smoothie the perfect solution.
Michael Smith knows what you’re up against and is here to help you keep time on your side in the kitchen.
Coming in at fewer than 50 calories per kiwi, these tasty little fruits are packed with as much fibre as one cup of instant oatmeal, 23 almonds or one cup of brussel sprouts.
Lamb kebabs make a deliciously different dinner – and something new to toss on the grill. Serve them as an appetizer or the main event, drizzled with garlicky tzatziki, or served alongside for dipping. These ones using ground lamb are reminiscent of Moroccan koftas.
Kids love corn dogs – but since they’re typically deep-fried, they’re not particularly home-friendly. This version is made with cornbread batter thick enough to shape around the hot dogs and bake until golden.
Flavourful beef satay are perfect for backyard barbecues or other entertaining. They work just as well as an appetizer as a main course.
Start Halloween evening on the right note with a scary plate of pasta.
Cream filled Jos Louis are a lunchtime favourite - and they're easy to make at home, from scratch!
Bite-sized cake on a stick will always be a party favourite; they’re easy to make from scratch, and a boxed cake mix or store-bought pound cake is perfectly acceptable.
This raspberry cocoa jam is perfect for making at the end of summer - and will elevate your morning toast (or PB&J) to new heights. From The Canning Kitchen, by Amy Bronee.
Family meals are indeed key for good health, both physical and mental. After all, it is an opportunity for sharing the day’s events. The timing, though, may be a problem.
These crispy cakes taste like a tuna melt, and come together using ingredients you probably already have on hand. Roasted potato wedges and peas round out the meal, and a quick berry cobbler helps extend summer.
As kids head back to class, pack their lunchbox with this nutritional powerhouse.
In this easy mac & cheese, the sauce ingredients are added to the cooked pasta to melt and bubble through. It makes a big enough batch for several lunches – and keeps well in the fridge for a few days. Boost protein and fibre by using whole grain or legume-fortified pasta.
Many full-time working parents are looking to do more cooking and eating together at home. But who has the time?