Tuscan Beef Kabobs with Quinoa Tabouleh

Tuscan Beef Kebobs with Quinoa Tabouli

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Catch me making this July 5th on CTV news at noon in Kitchener! The Canadian Meat Council is sponsoring me to go on TV to cook this awesome recipe ( I picked it!) and talk protein.  So what’s worth sharing? Don’t skimp on protein folks! On average Canadians eat on the low end of what’s recommended for protein AND emerging …

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Colour up School Lunches with Vegetable Hummus 3 Ways

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A colourful lunch may be key to getting your child to eat it. It seems kids really do eat with their eyes. Research from Cornell University found kids prefer six different colours on a plate. And that’s a good thing since more colours means more variety, one of the cornerstones of good nutrition. So why settle for beige hummus when you …

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Dozen Deli-Meat Free Wrap Ideas

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You might wonder if being a dietitian I get into scraps with my hubby over food, of course we do. Meet the odd couple. Take processed meats for example. Sure, I love the smoky scent and the sizzle, hiss, pop of frying up bacon amidst the pine trees when we go camping but unlike my husband, I’ve mostly cut back …

Mr. Cobb school lunch salad

How much protein do kids need at lunch?

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If nutrition trends are accurate, you’re likely looking for ways to get more protein in your diet but have you considered that maybe your kids need more protein in their school lunches?   Emerging science suggests that we have underestimated how much protein kids need by as much as 60%. Using more accurate measures of protein requirements, some researchers feel …

Protein-packed edamame school lunch salad

Protein-Packed Edamame School Lunch Salad

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Looking for a good nut-free protein option for school lunches? Try edamame. They may look like another green vegetable but edamame are actually soy beans providing the same high quality protein as milk, meat or eggs.  A one-half cup serving of edamame packs in as much protein as 2 eggs (12 grams). I love the convenience of the frozen, shelled …