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…

White Bean Soup

This white bean soup is nutrient packed, low in calories and is perfect for cold winter days. This soup is especially high in vitamins A, and C, and folate. Each serving contains around 2 servings of vegetables. Check out the nutrition facts panel (on the right) for detailed nutrition information. The…

Edemame Dip

This Edamame dip is a great side to spice up your veggies. This recipe is high in folate. Check out the nutrition facts panel (on the right) for detailed nutrition information. The daily value numbers in red indicates that the recipe has high amounts of nutrient that you need to be cautious of (fat, sodium…

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…

Baba Ganoush

Baba ganoush is an eggplant based sauce commonly used in the Middle East. It is a great appetizer and snack option if you want to add vegetables to your menu. Check the nutrition facts panel (on the right) for detailed nutrition information, the daily value numbers in red indicates that the recipe has high…

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…

Hummus

[caption id="attachment_362" align="alignleft" width="240"] Image courtesy of KEKO64 via FreeDigitalPhotos.net[/caption] Hummus is a great way to snack. This is a good way to add protein to your meal and is low in calories. Check the nutrition facts panel (on the right) for detailed nutrition information, the daily value numbers in red indicates…