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TOP 10: Easy Breakfast Recipes to Start the Day Right

19 September, 2016 No Comments

Fall season and back to school often make it difficult to get excited for the most important meal of the day, but breakfast shouldn’t be ignored. We have some great, easy breakfast recipes that are not only easy and simple to integrate into your morning routine, but full of protein to keep you going right up […]

TOP 10 Brunch Recipes

28 March, 2016 No Comments

Brunch is a pretty easy go-to party when planning a celebration. It can be as formal or as casual as you like, with a broad spread of morning and afternoon food. Often served buffet style, the ideal brunch menu has savoury dishes, sweet treats, and lots of snacks on the side. We’ve chosen ten easy, […]

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Should Juice Be Banned from the Food Guide?

17 September, 2015 No Comments

Last week, the Canadian Medical Association Journal (CMAJ) published an article entitled “Food Guide under Fire at Obesity Summit”.  One of the main issues was how fruit juice (125mL) is counted towards a fruit and vegetable serving on the Food Guide.  With this logic, having a couple cups of juice daily could help you reach […]

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Breakfast is really important…

4 September, 2015 No Comments

We already know that skipping breakfast is bad for weight, but now an American study reveals another repercussion: Researchers followed 26,902 men aged between 45 and 82, and working in the field of health, for this study that lasted from 1992 to 2008. The findings reveal that men who don’t have breakfast have 27% more […]

European breakfasts

16 March, 2015 No Comments

Dietitians never tire of telling us that breakfast is a very important meal, and that it should provide an average of 20 to 25% of the daily total energy intake and be balanced. In fact, after 10 to 12 hours of fasting, our body needs to rebuild its reserves of glucose, the brain’s basic fuel […]

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Rushed Mornings = Missed Breakfast? #NutritionMonth

Does the morning mayhem cause you to jet out the door without first fueling yourself?  The reality is that almost 40% of Canadians skip breakfast according to the latest Tracking Nutrition Trends report. As a dietitian, this is a major concern since skipped breakfasts lead to weight gain, decrease in appetite control and decrease in […]

What do you eat for breakfast?

11 April, 2014 No Comments

Every geographic region and cultural group around the world has its own pattern of eating. This short video highlights the typical breakfast of many different countries. I invite you to compare your usual breakfast to these ones. You may borrow some healthy eating ideas and leave some less-wholesome practices on foreign soil.

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Breakfast matters

14 January, 2014 No Comments

All scientific studies agree that breakfast is the most important meal of the day. The simple act of eating a balanced breakfast has an impact on satiety and reduction of hunger during the day, thereby warding off many problems and staying fit for a long time. What’s more, eating well after eight to twelve hours […]

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Spanish Omelette

27 April, 2013 No Comments

The Spanish tortilla de patata or potato omelette is a type of thick omelette made with potatoes. This dish is normally served with a salad, but it can also be presented in the form of a tapa (appetizer) or a bocadillo (sandwich).

Gogol Mogol: As easy as … cooking an egg!

14 December, 2012 2 Comments

Gogol-Mogol is a creative egg container & cooker that turns normal eggs into boiled ones, in just a few minutes. Designed by the Russian studio Kian, this innovative product won the first prize in the “Design It Yourself” contest of the European Packaging Design Association.