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Favourite recipes
Recipes belonging to your personal selection of favourite recipes.

Good deal this week
Recipes where the cost, considering the flyer specials for the current week, is at least 15% lower than the normal cost, i.e. the cost without these specials. All supermarkets appearing in the Flyer Specials Table are considered for determining if the recipe qualifies as a good deal.

Can be done in advance
Recipes that can be prepared, usually completely, a few days before being served, without any loss in taste or flavour.

Can be frozen
Recipes that can be frozen without any significant loss in taste or flavour.

Very easy
Looking for "Recipes 101"? These recipes are quite tolerant to preparation errors and require no experience.

Easy
If the smoke alarm doesn't go off anymore when you cook, you're ready for these recipes. They're somewhat tolerant to preparation errors and require just some attention and at least a little experience.

Less easy
Want to impress your friends? Then go for these recipes, less tolerant to preparation errors, requiring at least some experience and a good deal of attention.

Vegan
Vegan recipes contain absolutely no animal products. This means no eggs, cheese, milk, honey, meat, etc.

Gluten Free
Recipes that don't use any ingredient containing gluten, a protein that is naturally found in barley, oats, rye, triticale and wheat, as well as a variety of other additives and fillers.

Lactose Free
Recipes that don't use any ingredient containing lactose, a sugar that is naturally found in dairy products (butter, cheese, cream, milk, yogurt, etc.).

Nuts & Peanuts Free
Recipes that don't use any kind of nut, nut oil, peanut, peanut butter, peanut oil, or derivatives of these products.

Halal
Recipes that don't use any alcohol, pork meat, pig-based products, frog meat, or derivatives of these products. Note that gelatin is not excluded, because halal versions are commercially available, such as agar-agar.

Kosher
Recipes that don't use any shellfish (lobsters, oysters, shrimp, clams, crabs, etc.), pork, rabbit or horse meat, and that don't contain meat or poultry and dairy products together in the same meal. The only fish permitted are those with fins and scales. The only meat permitted is the one from cud-chewing, split-hoof animals such as: beef, veal, lamb, deer and goat. Note that gelatin is not excluded, because kosher versions are commercially available, such as agar-agar.

Vegetarian
Recipes that don't use any meat, poultry, seafood or derivatives, but that may contain eggs and dairy products. Note that gelatin is not excluded, because vegetarian versions are commercially available, such as agar-agar.

Kid-friendly
Recipes tested, approved and craved for by our junior tasters.

Diabetes-friendly
Recipes selected based on their carbohydrate, fat and protein content, so as to promote optimal control of blood sugar (glucose).

Artery-healthy
Recipes that comply with the strict criteria established by Health Canada for the diet-related claim for cardiovascular health. This claim is based on sound scientific evidence that has established a relationship between a healthy diet low in sodium and high in potassium, and the reduction of risk of high blood pressure. See the criteria.

Heart-healthy
Recipes that comply with the strict criteria established by Health Canada for the diet-related claim for a healthy heart. This claim is based on sound scientific evidence that has established a relationship between a healthy diet low in saturated fat and trans fat, and the reduction of risk of heart disease. See the criteria.

Bone-healthy
Recipes that comply with the strict criteria established by Health Canada for the diet-related claim for healthy bones. This claim is based on sound scientific evidence that has established a relationship between a healthy diet, adequate in calcium and vitamin D, and the reduction of risk of osteoporosis. See the criteria.