Combining blanched broccoli rabe with massaged kale makes for a nice twist on a typical kale salad. It gives the greens a little extra dimension. The orange-cranberry vinaigrette has a nice zip from fresh ginger, and helps to lighten the heft of the greens. Shaved fennel and apples add some beautiful and fresh crunch. There’s a little something for everyone with this salad.
This recipe is vegan. For a gluten-free option, replace the farro with some cooked quinoa or wild rice.
This soup is easy to make, filled with simple and fresh ingredients, and packed with nutrients and flavour. The peppers make this soup a great source of vitamin C, the perfect immunity boost for cold and flu season.
Avocado smoothies are notoriously refreshing and delectable. Moreover, it has a lot of nutritional contents, too! I always try my best to have this dessert even once a week. It can alleviate my mood and overall output for the day!
There is no need to compost your watermelon rind – you can eat it! The next time you buy a whole watermelon, reserve the rind for this ingenious recipe! The rind will soften and quickly absorb the flavour of your sauce. Add shrimp, tofu or chicken for an extra protein boost!
A traditional Korean side dish, kimchi has made its way into mainstream menus in a big way. The benefits of fermented foods for gut health and the new dimension of flavours that develop through this process are two great reasons to give this a try! This recipe has been tweaked for the North American palate by replacing cabbage with watermelon rind and the removal of fish sauce. You’ll be so glad you tried it!
Here is a fun, fresh way to get your nutrients, while exciting your tastebuds. It’s a great breakfast, but also a wonderful lunch or even dessert or snack. Served in a watermelon shell, this smoothie bowl supplies more than a third of your day’s need for folate, more than twice your day’s requirement for vitamin C, and lots of folate, calcium, iron, magnesium, potassium, and lycopene. And, the beauty of smoothie bowls is that they’re completely customizable to your tastes! We use almonds, but your toppings could include hemp, walnuts, chia or even sprouted watermelon seeds!
This refreshing fruit salad is sinfully delicious. It is a great snack or even a tasty dessert, and supplies hefty amounts of nutrients, such as vitamin C, folate, calcium, and magnesium. Canned mandarin oranges can be used in place of the fresh orange.
Take a break from traditional breakfast fare and try this tasty, nutritious alternative. It’s creamy, crunchy and packed with flavour, plus it will provide you with nutrients such as calcium and iron. Bet you can’t eat just one!
By cooking delicious steel-cut oats with milk, versus water, you get the big three for weight management: protein from the milk, fiber from the oats and watermelon and water from the milk and watermelon. Those nutrients help keep you full and satisfied on fewer calories, so this recipe is a great everyday choice!
👨👩👧👦 Want a new activity to try with the kids at home? Get them involved in the kitchen!
What are the benefits of kids helping the kitchen? Kids will: ✔️ Feel more confident in the kitchen. ✔️ Be more open to trying new foods. ✔️ Be more likely to eat more fruits and veggies. ✔️ Discover new food skills. ✔️ Learn about the importance of healthy eating.
📱 Stay tuned for practical tips this month on how you can get your kids involved!