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Lemon-Thyme Roast Chicken by Eileen Campbell

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

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Lemon-Thyme Roast Chicken by Eileen Campbell

A roast chicken that is crispy on the outside and juicy on the inside is hard to beat.

Preparation time: 15 minutes
Cooking time: 1 hour

INGREDIENTS:

1 whole roasting chicken (5 to 6 lbs/2.5 to 3 kg)4 cloves garlic, minced + MORE

Thai Turkey Stir Fry by Chris Polson

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

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Thai Turkey Stir Fry by Chris Polson

This recipe is a great introduction to Thai cuisine. It's not too spicy, so it appeals to all ages, making it a great way for parents to introduce new foods and cultures to their family.

Preparation: 15 minutes
Cooking Time: 25 minutes
Makes 4 servings

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Beet, Orange and Jicama Salad by Bev Callaghan

July 1, 2011 by HealthyFamilies BC | Posted in: Recipes | Tags: Salad, jicama, root vegetable, low sodium

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Beet, Orange and Jicama Salad by Bev Callaghan

Jicama is a crunchy, slightly sweet vegetable that tastes like a cross between a water chestnut and an apple. It adds a delicious crunch to this salad. If you can't find it at your supermarket, substitute an equal quantity of fresh fennel.

Preparation time: 15 minutes
Chilling time: 1 hour
Makes: 6 servings

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Babsi's Broccoli Soup

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

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Babsi's Broccoli Soup

Not only is this soup delicious and nutritious, it is quick and easy to make. It looks elegant when garnished and can be served all year round.

Makes 6 servings

INGREDIENTS:

2 cups chopped broccoli (stems and florets) 500 mL2 cups chicken broth 500 mL + MORE

Fruit Gazpacho by Eileen Campbell

July 1, 2011 by HealthyFamilies BC | Posted in: Recipes | Tags: summer, fruit, dessert

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Fruit Gazpacho by Eileen Campbell

This refreshing summer dessert is easy to make and has a stunning presentation. Have your family choose their favourite fruit, juice and sorbet every time you make it. Fruit is the ultimate healthy dessert, and this one is a crowd-pleaser.

Preparation time: 15 minutes
Chilling time: 1 hour
Makes: 6 servings

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