Nutrition

Eating a balanced breakfast every morning is one of the simplest things we can do to ensure our bodies and brains are receiving vital nutrients. Our first meal is responsible for fueling our body after a night of fasting, which is why breakfast is the most important meal of the day. Whether it’s for children to concentrate at school or adults at work, breakfast is essential for all of us; at Breakfast Club of Canada we like to say that Breakfast is the first bite to success!

Baked Oatmeal

Baked Oatmeal

Makes 12 –  ½ cup servings   INGREDIENTS: 2 cups old fashioned oats (not quick oats) 4 cups milk ½…

Fruit Dip

Fruit Dip

Makes 1 ½  cups – approximately 6 servings   INGREDIENTS: 1 cup plain or vanilla Greek yogurt 1/2 cup peanut…

Apple Pie Smoothie

Apple Pie Smoothie

Makes 3 portions.   INGREDIENTS: 1 cup ice ½ cup almond, soy, coconut, rice or cow’s milk ½ cup Greek…

Cheese and Apple Quesadillas

Cheese and Apple Quesadillas

Makes 4 quesadillas.   INGREDIENTS: 8 Whole wheat tortillas Apple Slices Shredded Cheese   DIRECTIONS: Preheat oven to 350 F,…

Food of the Month: Apples

Food of the Month: Apples

Apples are one of the most versatile fruits and can be added to just about any dish, sweet or savory….

Food of the Month: Cost Effective and Nutritious Smoothies

Food of the Month: Cost Effective and Nutritious Smoothies

Healthy, delicious, and easy to prepare, smoothies can be an ideal addition to any breakfast program.  Smoothies are a great…

Taco Salad with ‘School-made’ Tortilla Bowls

Taco Salad with ‘School-made’ Tortilla Bowls

Makes 6 Servings INGREDIENTS: 6 whole wheat flour tortillas Cooking spray (or vegetable oil) 1 head lettuce, shredded 1 can…

May Food of the Month: Lunch for Breakfast!

May Food of the Month: Lunch for Breakfast!

This month we are thinking outside of the box and have put together some ideas for serving lunch-time favorites at…

Tuna Carrot Rolls

Tuna Carrot Rolls

4 servings per slice of bread   INGREDIENTS:   4 slices whole wheat bread 2 slices cucumber 1 small carrot…

Creamy Butternut Squash Macaroni and Cheese

Creamy Butternut Squash Macaroni and Cheese

Makes 8 servings INGREDIENTS:   3 cups butternut squash, peeled and cubed 1 ¼ cups low sodium vegetable broth 1…

Quick and Easy Vegetarian Chili

Quick and Easy Vegetarian Chili

Makes 6 Servings   INGREDIENTS: 3 Tbsp olive oil (or any other cooking oil) 1 onion, diced 2 red bell…

Breakfast Veggie Pita Pizza

Breakfast Veggie Pita Pizza

Makes 2                                                      INGREDIENTS: 1 clove garlic, minced ¼ cup diced red onion ¼ cup diced bell pepper ½ cup…

Tuna Melt

Tuna Melt

Makes 3 -4 open faced sandwiches INGREDIENTS: 1 can tuna in water, drained very well 2 tbsp mayonnaise 1 tsp…

April food of the month : Protein

April food of the month : Protein

Protein is a macronutrient found in many foods, such as beef, poultry, fish, eggs, milk products, nuts, seeds, beans and…

Apple Lentil Muffins

Apple Lentil Muffins

Makes 15 muffins INGREDIENTS: ¼ cup red lentils, uncooked or ¾ cup canned ¼ cup olive oil, or vegetable oil…

Banana Peanut Butter Roll-Ups

Banana Peanut Butter Roll-Ups

INGREDIENTS: Whole grain tortillas Bananas, peeled Peanut butter or peanut butter alternative   DIRECTIONS: Spread peanut butter onto tortillas. Place…