Cranberry-Pear Muffins

These healthy muffins are tasty, healthy, and a great way to fulfill your sweet cravings. The Muffins are high in Thiamine and folate. To reduce the saturated fat replace the butter with non-hydrogenated margarine or vegetable oil. Check out the nutrition facts panel (on the right) for detailed nutrition information. The…

Chicken Fajita

This sandwich can be great to take to lunch, fill it up with any leftover chicken, meats or beans. Choose lower fat and low sodium salsa and dressings. Here we used Ranch dressing but you can replace it with any of your favorite condiments. Check out the nutrition facts panel (on…

Gobi Paratha (Flatbread Stuffed Cauliflower)

[caption id="attachment_2015" align="alignleft" width="337"] Photo credit: Stockimages via freedigitalphotos.net[/caption] This is an Indian/Pakistani flatbread with stuffed cauliflower. Use 100% whole wheat for making the flatbread (paratha). This recipe is a great source of fibre, vitamins and minerals. Check the nutrition facts panel (on the right) for detailed nutrition information, the daily value…

Egg Salad Sandwich

[caption id="attachment_1029" align="alignleft" width="300"] Image courtesy of Apolonia via FreeDigitalPhotos.net[/caption] This egg salad can be enjoyed as a snack or at breakfast, but be cautious it is higher in cholesterol and sodium, so enjoy it occasionally or replace with low-fat mayo and cheese. The sandwich can be garnished with your favourite herbs…

Falafel

[caption id="attachment_380" align="alignleft" width="280"] Image courtesy of KEKO64 via FreeDigitalPhotos.net[/caption] Falafel is a filling meal to have for lunch or as a snack. It is also low in calories. If you make a falafel sandwich, dress it with hummus or garlic sauce instead of mayonnaise to keep it healthy. This…