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Pumpkin Raisin Muffins by Tracy Nash

July 1, 2011 by HealthyFamilies BC | Posted in: Recipes | Tags: snacks, low sodium

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Pumpkin Raisin Muffins by Tracy Nash

Serve these delicious muffins with juice or fruit and a quick-cooked egg for a tasty breakfast that is easy to make.

Preheat oven to 375°F (190°C)
Two 12-cup muffin tins, greased or paper-lined
Makes 24

INGREDIENTS:

2 cups whole-wheat flour (500 mL)11⁄2 cups all-purpose flour (375 mL)1 cup granulated sugar (250 mL) + MORE

Fibre-Power Biscotti by General Mills

July 1, 2011 by HealthyFamilies BC | Posted in: Recipes | Tags: snacks, low sodium

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Fibre-Power Biscotti by General Mills

Biscotti are twice-baked cookies. These ones taste even better than the coffee shop version, and they're full of fibre and other good-for-you ingredients.

Preparation time: 15 minutes
Cooking time: 60 minutes
Makes 30 biscotti
1 per serving

Preheat oven to 350 °F (180 °C) and lightly grease or line baking sheets with parchment paper. + MORE

Sweet Chili Tofu Stir-Fry by Eileen Campbell

July 1, 2011 by HealthyFamilies BC | Posted in: Recipes | Tags: Dinner, stir-fry, tofu, low sodium

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Sweet Chili Tofu Stir-Fry by Eileen Campbell

Stir-frying is a fast and easy way to prepare a meal without a lot of added fat. Vegetables and lean protein form the basis for this dish, with a little added sauce and seasoning for flavor. It's a flavorful way to introduce your family to tofu.

Preparation time: 15 minutes
Cooking time: 12 minutes
Makes 4 servings

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Greek Veggie Kabob by Eileen Campbell

July 1, 2011 by HealthyFamilies BC | Posted in: Recipes | Tags: recipe, low sodium

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Greek Veggie Kabob by Eileen Campbell

Do you like Greek salads? How about trying it on a stick - how cool is that?

Preparation time: 5 minutes
Makes 6 servings

INGREDIENTS:

6 grape or cherry tomatoes12 1⁄2-inch (1 cm) slices English cucumber12 1⁄2-inch (1 cm) cubes feta cheese + MORE

Broiled Cilantro Ginger Salmon by Eileen Campbell

July 1, 2011 by HealthyFamilies BC | Posted in: Recipes | Tags: fish, low sodium

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Broiled Cilantro Ginger Salmon by Eileen Campbell

This was a major hit with our taste panel. Broiling the fish on one side only keeps it moist, delicious and full of flavour.

Preparation time: 10 minutes
Marinating time: 30 minutes /
Cooking time: 7 to 10 minutes, Rimmed baking sheet, greased
Makes 6 Servings + MORE

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