Nutrition

February Food of the Month: High Fibre Whole Grains

February Food of the Month: High Fibre Whole Grains

Fibre is the indigestible carbohydrate found in foods and can be categorized as either soluble or insoluble. Soluble fibre helps…

January Food of the Month: EGGS!

January Food of the Month: EGGS!

Eggs are easy to prepare and delicious to eat.  They are free (thanks to our generous egg coupon donation), versatile…

Food of the Month: Low Sugar Holiday Foods

Food of the Month: Low Sugar Holiday Foods

Special occasions create opportunities for students, staff and volunteers to have fun and build relationships. Food is often a symbol…

Food of the Month: Healthy Fats

Food of the Month: Healthy Fats

Consuming healthy fats in our diet is extremely important to our overall health and well-being. Fat is essential because it…

Foodborne Illness & Contamination

Foodborne Illness & Contamination

Foodborne illness is a disease or injury that occurs when people eat food that is contaminated. There are three kinds…

Food of the Month – LEFT OVERS!

Food of the Month – LEFT OVERS!

Every month the Club has featured a different fruit or vegetable, encouraging our breakfast club partners to try new recipes…

Strawberries only!

Strawberries only!

Not only are strawberries a favorite amongst many, but they are one of the first fruits of spring and can…

April theme-Spinach

April theme-Spinach

“Spinach makes ya strong” has been the popular saying of Popeye and it is no joke! Spinach is a rich…

Breakfast in 3, 2, 1…Week 3

Breakfast in 3, 2, 1…Week 3

Iron -Iron helps to build proteins in the blood, which transport oxygen throughout the body. Oxygen gives us the energy…

March is Nutrition Month

March is Nutrition Month

At the Club we celebrate nutrition all year, but March is a special time when Canadians are reminded of the…

Dried Fruit

Dried Fruit

Long before planes, trains and automobiles were delivering fresh fruit, year round, to our local grocery stores, fruit was preserved…

Breakfast in 3, 2, 1… Week 2

Breakfast in 3, 2, 1… Week 2

Folate Folate is a B vitamin essential in the human diet. Leafy vegetables are naturally rich sources of folate. This…

Breakfast in 3, 2, 1… Week 1

Breakfast in 3, 2, 1… Week 1

Calcium Getting enough calcium during childhood is important both for growth and having strong bones and teeth. It’s also a…

Breakfast in 3, 2, 1…

Breakfast in 3, 2, 1…

For the month of March, we will focus around the theme “Breakfast in 3 (macronutrients)… 2 (micronutrients)… 1 (common goal)”….

Healthy Ways to Celebrate Pancake Day

Healthy Ways to Celebrate Pancake Day

Pancakes are a traditional breakfast food that you may serve on Tuesday, February 17 in celebration of Shrove Tuesday, or…

Making pancakes healthier

Making pancakes healthier

A typical pancake and syrup breakfast consists of highly processed white flour and sugar, instead of nutrient-rich ingredients.  When serving…