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Eat well recipes

The Grand Prize Winner of the Eat Well Recipe Contest is Iris Nixon of Nanaimo, B.C. Enjoy this colourful healthy recipe, simple and delicious!

Check out these new healthy, family-friendly recipes.

Summer

Lip Smacking BBQ Drumsticks

These delicious drumsticks are coated in heavenly homemade barbecue sauce. Sweetened with Medjool dates, this is guaranteed to be your go-to sauce. Use it with grilled meats for that everlasting taste of summer. Turn up the heat factor if you like things extra spicy.

The Ultimate Mixed Bean Salad

A summertime staple, this version is sure to please with its fresh taste and colourful hues. Make this salad a day ahead to let the zippy dressing soak into the beans.

Open Face Egg Salad Sandwiches

Transform an all-time lunch favourite with a little extra colour and crunch. Keep hard-cooked eggs handy in the fridge to whip up these easy sandwiches.

Fast Fish and Fresh Herb Veggie Packets

This delicious meal cooks up in no time at all. Beat the clock. Make the packets the night before or in the morning before going to work. That way, they're ready to place on the grill when you come home. Dinner will be done before the kids can ask "what's for dinner?"

Grilled Flank Steak with BBQ Veggies

You can't go wrong with this sizzling combination of steak and veggies. Flank steak is a popular and easy summertime steak. Slice it thinly across the grain so that every bite melts in your mouth. Balsamic vinegar gives beef a rich flavour.

Fun Fruit Kebabs with Maple Cinnamon Yogurt Dip

There's nothing like fruit kebabs to amp up the fun factor at snack time or summer get-togethers. Wow everyone's tastebuds by whipping up a creamy yogurt dip spiked with maple syrup.

Greek-Style Chicken Sandwiches

The fresh taste of lemon elevates this chicken sandwich to a whole new level. The taste sensation continues with crisp red pepper and fresh cilantro. This lunch standby goes from ho-hum to hello there.

Orange Soy Tofu Pockets

Add some magic to tofu with this punchy citrus marinade. For an inspired twist to everyday foods, tuck the grilled tofu into a sandwich, serve it up on a bed of greens or add it to soup or pasta salad. The options are endless.

Summer Lovin' Strawberry Pancakes

Longer days and warmer weather means berries have arrived! Fresh summer strawberries are a sweet addition to these easy pancakes. Whip up a batch on the weekend to enjoy through the week for quick breakfasts. Mixing whole wheat flour with allpurpose flour is an easy way to bump up the fibre in your recipes.

Terrific Tuna and Tomato Salad

A perfect way to use summer-ripened tomatoes, this refreshing salad is versatile enough to enjoy for lunch, on a picnic, or dinner on the patio with family and friends. Serve it over lettuce leaves for added colour and crunch.

Fruit and Yogurt Granola Parfaits

Crunchy granola with a hint of maple is sure to satisfy your sweet tooth! While this irresistible recipe makes 10 servings, there's no need to dish it out all at once. Simply make the granola ahead of time, and store in an airtight jar. When you're craving a quick snack, serve up with Greek yogurt and berries.

Watermelon Blueberry Yogurt Pops

Stay cool and refreshed this summer with these easy-to-make, creamy yogurt pops. The hardest part is waiting for them to freeze!

Spring

Fresh Avocado and Bean Lettuce Wrap

Creamy and colourful, these wraps come together in very little time.

Toasted Barley and Wild Rice Salad

Jump on the whole grain wagon with this flavourful salad. Barley's chewy texture and the nuttiness of wild rice are sure to make this salad a family fave.

Crowd-pleasing Chickpea and Carrot Salad

This flavourful, colourful salad can be enjoyed any time of year. It's sure to be an instant hit at any picnic or potluck.

Zesty Bean Dip and Chips

Need a snack for watching the big game? This recipe takes dip and chips to a whole new level. Pack the dip and chips separately for an on-the-go snack that is out of this world.

Easy Beef Fajitas with Lime Sour Cream

These fajitas are so flavourful, they are bound to be a family favourite.

Fun French Toast Sticks with Pineapple Orange Topping

Wake up to this delicious French toast. Using bran flakes adds a creative crunch to traditional French toast.

Satisfying Red Lentil and Mushroom Soup

This flavourful soup is perfect for those rainy days.

Savoury Pear and Cheese Scones

These tasty scones are great on the run or at home for breakfast or as a snack.

Classic Poached Eggs

Want to add a real wow factor to your next brunch? With a few simple steps, you can whip up your very own restaurant-worthy poached eggs in five minutes flat.

Quick Quinoa & Veggie Casserole

Get a plateful of colour from this comforting casserole made with quinoa and vegetables. The melted cheese topping with its crispy edges makes it simply irresistible.

Honey Grilled Salmon and Asparagus

Add a taste of spring to this simple dinner with seasonal asparagus. Enjoy the sweet hint of honey and fresh thyme in this easy salmon grill.

Family Favourite Spaghetti and Turkey Meatballs

Get your comfort food craving filled with this all-time family favourite meal. Get ready for your kitchen to be filled with the rich, mouthwatering aroma of simmering tomato sauce!

Winter

Greek style couscous and egg wrap

Using hard cooked eggs in sandwiches adds protein and a creamy texture to this filling. Switch up your cheese.

Creamy clam chowder

This east coast favourite makes for a delicious starter. Or pair it with a salad for a satisfying lunch.

Curried vegetable lentil stew

Fill your kitchen with the fragrant aroma of Indian spices and dig into this hearty vegetarian stew.

Easy bake cheese stratas

These easy-to-make individual stratas are sure to become a family favourite.

Eat your greens frittata

You can't go wrong with eggs at breakfast, lunch or dinner. For a flavour twist, use different peppers or other greens like arugula or kale.

Energy-boosting muffins

With a hint of cinnamon and a burst of sweetness from raisins, these wholesome and moist muffins are a nourishing way to start your day.

Mediterranean tomato and ricotta pasta

No one will guess that the secret ingredient in this creamy pasta dish is ricotta.

Simple slow cooker lasagna

Let your slow cooker do the work and come home to this easy, heartwarming meal.

Speedy flatbread pizza

Change up pizza night by using whole grain tortillas. Tortillas bake up nice and crispy, and are sure to become a favourite.

Steamy hot chocolate mix

Make a batch of this simple but sensational hot chocolate mix for the weeks ahead.

No bake toasted oat granola bars

Enjoy the natural sweetness of dates in this recipe. Toasting the oats delivers big flavour with little effort.

Turkey chili

This must-try chili is so versatile, the possibilities are endless. It can be enjoyed on its own or transformed into other dishes.

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