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Leftover turkey ideas for kids

EAT, family meals, holidays By October 5, 2010 Tags: , , , No Comments

Wondering what to do with all that wonderful leftover turkey from your last holiday? Here’s a healthy and delicious way to use that leftover turkey that your kids will love!

2 English muffins or Whole-wheat bun
2 leaves romaine lettuce
2 cups chopped skinless leftover turkey (white meat)
1/4 cup Hellmann’s® ½ the Fat mayonnaise-type dressing
1 /2 tsp lemon juice
2 tsp. grated parmesan
Pinch of parsley
cracked pepper

Mix turkey, Hellmann’s®, parsley, lemon juice and parmesan. Add lettuce and stuff between two slices of bread. Makes 2 portions.

Chuck’s Sandwich-Making Tips

  • Have fun with leftovers. Sandwiches are a great way to transform leftovers into a delicious snack or meal. Try unusual fillings to make the most out of leftover food.
  • Plan ahead. Gourmet-inspired ingredients such as caramelized onions, seasoned mayonnaise, and roasted red peppers can take a sandwich from ho-hum to amazing. Prepare ingredients that require a little extra effort ahead of time or on the weekends when you’re less busy and keep them in the fridge to use all week.

– Chuck Hughes loves to create fab healthy sandwiches.

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Thanksgiving Leftovers: Turkey Deluxe

EAT, family meals By October 5, 2010 Tags: , , No Comments

4 slices of multigrain bread
2 1-oz slices of part-skim provolone cheese
1/2 cup ripe avocado slices
2 Tbsp. Hellmann’s® ½ the Fat mayonnaise-type dressing
1 cup alfalfa sprouts
2 6-oz slices skinless leftover turkey (white meat)

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Raspberry Smoothie

EAT, snacks By September 17, 2010 Tags: , No Comments

Ingredients:
1 cup        raspberry juice
¾ cup     raspberry yogurt (fat free)
½  cup    frozen raspberries
½             mango
½ cup    ice

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Real Hot Chocolate

EAT, snacks By September 12, 2010 Tags: , , , , , 1 Comment

Remember those days as a child, coming in from the rain and snow and sitting down to a huge mug of hot cocoa?  If you’re going to indulge, you might as well do it from scratch.  It’s easy, healthier, and you can’t beat the taste.  Fill a pot on the stove with the desired amount of milk.  Next, mix equal parts sugar and cocoa with a bit of the hot liquid.  This prevents clumping.  (You can also use Callebaut chocolate, chocolate chips, honey or brown sugar).  Add the chocolate mixture to the hot milk and pour into cocoa cups.  We like the china kind, but for kids, try mini tin camping mugs.  Warm memories and special traditions.  Try it with our shortbread if you dare!

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Sweet Pea Organic Cookies

EAT, snacks By August 3, 2010 Tags: , , , No Comments

Cookie Sweet Apple imageMMMMM. Banana Pear. Sweet Apple. Pumpkin Spice. And they’re organic. And super-yummy. Don’t you love a snack that pleases your kids and eliminates your guilt? They have no salt, dairy, additives or preservatives, and are made with 100% wholewheat flour.  From Sweet Pea – the company that brought us frozen baby food cubes when you don’t have time to make it yourself.  We like healthy innovations.  Merci!

www.sweetpeababyfood.com

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Oru’s Blueberry Blitz

EAT, holidays By July 28, 2010 Tags: , , , , 1 Comment

Mocktail1 oz Lime Juice
1 oz Simple Syrup
6 Blueberries
6 Lime Leaves

Muddle Blueberries and mint with lime juice and simple syrup.  Shake over ice.  Top with soda or sprite if you want it sweeter.  Garnish with extra blueberries.

Recipe created for UrbanMommies by Oru Restaurant at the Fairmont Pacific Rim.

Photo: Bopomo Pictures.

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Healthy Mac and Cheese

EAT, family meals By July 28, 2010 Tags: , , , 1 Comment

1 tray of Sweetpea sweet potato Baby Food
1/2 cup heavy whipping cream
1/2 cup organic chicken or vegetable stock
1 package noodles cooked as directed – whole wheat or vegetable..anything but plain white..are the best.

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Dress up your Oatmeal

baby, EAT By July 21, 2010 Tags: , , 1 Comment

Dressed up for summer, Oatmeal gets fresh and fun.
Let your kids play dress up for breakfast with a bowl of nourishing oats.

What you will need:
Rolled Oats
Cinnamon
Maple Syrup
Berries
1 banana
organic milk
Almond slivers (optional)
Shaved coconut (optional)

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Blueberry Oatmeal Pancakes with Creamy Fruit Topping

Blueberry Oatmeal Pancakes with Creamy Fruit Topping

EAT, family meals By May 10, 2010 Tags: , , No Comments

These delicious and moist pancakes are perfect for an outdoor spring brunch or re-heated for a quick weekday breakfast.  Kid-approved for flavour and fun, and mom-approved for nutrition, this fruit-infused recipe is sure to be a winner at the breakfast table.  Using Mott’s Fruitsations Unsweetened Blueberry Delight and Unsweetened Country Berry fruit snacks in both the batter and the topping boosts the nutrition and sweetness naturally, and provides one full serving of fruit per 111 g cup.  Mix-up your “fruit-ine” and substitute different Fruitsations flavours to change the recipe and delight your taste buds.  Swap traditional maple syrup for the Creamy Fruit Topping for an extra burst of flavour and nutrients.

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Apple Marinated Pork Kabobs with Thai Peanut Dipping Sauce

EAT, family meals By May 10, 2010 Tags: , , , , , No Comments

Pork KebabsYou might as well double this recipe because it’s going to disappear! Fabulous in a wrap the next day, topping to a vermicelli salad or simply on their own, these kabobs are fast and phenomenal with the apple sauce marinade allowing the kabobs to caramelize under the broiler. The Mott’s Fruitsations Thai Peanut Dipping Sauce is equally easy to make and has that flavour every family member will love. Extend the sauce with chicken broth to make a sensational dressing for a noodle salad.

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