4 Ways with Broccoli

Broccoli 4 Ways

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The Canadian Produce Marketing Association (Half Your Plate folks) hired me to work on a recipe and video series and I’m delighted to share it here with you! Broccoli is the poster child for healthy veggies costing only about 25 cents a serving yet many find the slightly bitter taste a hurdle to overcome. So let’s find some ways to cut …

Broccoli cheese frittata

Quick Broccoli and Cheddar Muffin Tin Frittatas

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The Canadian Produce Marketing Association (Half Your Plate folks) hired me to work on a recipe and video series and I’m delighted to share it here with you! Give folks easy ideas to get their veggies in at breakfast (and help them to meet their quota for the day).  That was one of the key messages I share at this year’s Canadian Produce …

Egg Baked Roasted Peppers with Feta and Spinach

Egg Baked Roasted Peppers with Feta and Spinach

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The Canadian Produce Marketing Association (Half Your Plate folks) hired me to work on a recipe and video series and I’m delighted to share it here with you! OK so this is not a Yummy Lunch club idea but I could not resist sharing this great way to pretty up your eggs  in a bell pepper (see recipe below) and serve them …

Baked Eggs in Tomatoes over Buttery Spaghetti Squash

Baked Eggs in Tomatoes over Buttery Spaghetti Squash

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The Canadian Produce Marketing Association (Half Your Plate folks) hired me to work on a recipe and video series and I’m delighted to share it here with you! Spaghetti squash goes great with tomatoes and leftover squash gets a new life as a hearty base for this yummy veggie-centric breakfast or brinner – breakfast for dinner (see recipe below). OK so this …

Vegetable, brown rice, egg fried rice

Easy Fried Rice

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As the end of the week approaches the odd bits and leftovers in the fridge may not inspire you with school lunch ideas but this might. Use leftovers to make fried rice for healthy school lunches. The idea for an easy, use what you have on hand style recipe started with a text from my son, “how do you make fried …

kids healthy school lunch, planning healthy school lunches

What food can I pre-prep on the weekend for school lunches?

Carol Harrison Healthy Leftovers, Time and Money Savers, Tips, Yummy Lunch Club Leave a Comment

My neighbour is back to work after being home with her kids for a few years and is keen to do some school lunch prep on weekends. With the rising cost of food she’s looking to avoid food waste too – a smart way to keep the family food budget in check. So I came up with a list of foods …