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Honey Lime Fruit Toss

June 23, 2011 by HealthyFamilies BC | Posted in: Recipes | Tags: Salad, fruit, quick recipe

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Honey Lime Fruit Toss

Fruit salads are a delicious dessert that you can make in less than ten minutes. A fruit salad can also be a perfect way to start your morning or the perfect snack during any time of day. If you want to know how to make fruit salad, just follow these simple steps.

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Welcome to the Healthy Families BC blog!

June 23, 2011 by HealthyFamilies BC | Posted in: Food & Nutrition | Tags: Sodium

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Welcome to the Healthy Families BC blog!

Our dietitians at Healthy Families BC are excited to talk with you about healthy eating and how to lead healthier lives! They live here and plan to touch on health issues that British Columbians face.

Registered dietitians Dean and Joanna are writing the first few blogs. Dean is a dietitian for HealthLink BC. He says he lives in a medium to large city located within the Cascadia region of the Pacific Northwest. We assure you he's in BC! Before he became a dietitian he completed a culinary apprenticeship at Southern Alberta Institute of Technology in Calgary. + MORE

Lunchbox Granola Bars

June 23, 2011 by HealthyFamilies BC | Posted in: Recipes | Tags: lunch, snacks, healthy

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Lunchbox Granola Bars

These lunch box granola bars make a healthy snack for lunch or when you are on the go!

Makes: 24 servings

Ingredients:

2 cups (500 mL) rolled oats1 cup (250 mL) whole wheat flour1/2 cup (125 mL) ground flax seed1/3 cup (75 mL) packed brown sugar1 tsp (5 mL) ground cinnamon1 cup (250 mL) raisins, chocolate chips or your favourite dried fruit + MORE

Applesauce Bars

June 22, 2011 by HealthyFamilies BC | Posted in: Recipes | Tags: apple sauce, bars, snack

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Applesauce Bars

Here's a fun snacking cake with lots of apple taste that is perfect to tuck into kids lunches to tote along or when friends are coming over for a visit.

Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cooking Time: 35 minutes
Makes: 24 bars + MORE

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