This recipe is great option to use as a fruit dip or to spread on top of whole grain toast.
We could all use more beans and lentils in our lives whether it be to lose weight, reduce cholesterol, manage diabetes, or simply to eat less meat.
This is comfort food at its best. And, if you need a delicious and healthy way to go meatless, this is your recipe.
Imagine the aroma of fresh baked pancakes with sweet berry toppings. They won’t only be delicious, they will also be healthy with extra fibre, healthy fats and protein.
A healthy twist on the original, these Skillet-poached Huevos Rancheros are only 285 calories per serving.
There are a plethora of reasons why we, as dietitians, love our lentils!
Greek yogurt contains more than double the amount of protein and considerably more healthy probiotics than most regular type yogurts.
This is one of the easiest (and tastiest) soups you can make, never mind that it is packed with fibre, protein and slow-burning carbohydrate. Make sure to rinse your canned beans well to reduce their salt content. If you feel ambitious, use a the “Quick Soak” method for preparing the black beans.
Pulses (dry peas, lentils, dry beans and chickpeas) are the edible seed of legumes.
Summer is a great time to experiment with fish recipes- cooking fish on the grill is tasty, healthy and less aromatic to your household!
“DASH” was initiated by the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute and is scientifically proven to reduce high blood pressure and improve heart health.
This layered jar salad is a perfect “grab-and-go” lunch. Packed with protein and fibre, this recipe is as healthy as it is delicious.
A piping hot bowl of hearty soup makes an ideal lunch entrée when trying to achieve and maintain a healthy body weight.
Quinoa is a versatile gluten-free grain that is high in complete protein, iron, magnesium, phosphorous and fibre. For a complete meal add a protein (meat, tofu)
These kale muffins are an excellent baked option. They contain protein-rich cottage cheese, which rounds out this tasty carbohydrate based treat.
Grains and pseudo-grains like quinoa, amaranth, millet, farro and spelt, especially when consumed whole, offer notable health benefits and protection.
Lentils are a wonderfully healthy food to include in any clean diet. Lentils are packed with protein, fibre, folate and also provide antioxidant protection.
Buckwheat does not contain “wheat” and is gluten free. We refer to buckwheat as a whole grain, yet is it actually a fruit seed related to the rhubarb family.
This gluten free, low sodium vegetarian dish balances carbohydrates, protein, healthy fat and fibre. It is also high in vitamins, folate and calcium.
This weeks’ recipe club features two salads full of flavour, fresh ingredients and fibre. Try them as a meal on their own, on top of salad or as a side dish!
Greek yogurts provide as much calcium as your traditional yogurts, but a ¾ cup of plain Greek yogurt can contain as much protein as 3 ounces of chicken!
Spot prawns plus the fresh asparagus equals one fantastically tasty and simple dish! Serve with quinoa, rice vermicelli or pasta, if desired.
To get the most benefit from your flours and breads, choose the “whole grain”. People who eat more whole grains may have a lower risk for heart disease, diabetes and some cancers.
Savory vegetable frittatas are just the thing for an unforgettable brunch that will be a healthy start to your day.