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East Coast Canadian Strawberry Preserves

Strawberries never tasted so good. Serve for breakfast with a muffin and a glass of milk, or with whole grain toasts and tea. Yields: 6 small servings Costs: Approximately $1.00; provided the strawberries are in season. Ingredients: 1/2 cup water 1 lb/16 ounces fresh strawberries, stems removed, diced 1/4 to 1/2 cup splenda or granulated sugar, as preferred Skim milk […]

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East Coast Canadian Raspberry Preserves

Serve at breakfast time with toasts and tea. Yields: 700 liters/ 6 servings/ 3-1/2 cups cooked Costs: Each serving costs $1.10; the price of raspberries, even if frozen, can be less expensive during the summer months. Ingredients: 1 cup water 6 cups/600 grams frozen raspberries 1/2 cup Splenda or other sugar substitute 4 cups skimmed milk, divided Sugar substitute or […]

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Scalloped Potatoes

Kid Approved: Using chicken broth instead of milk or cream helps keep the fat content in check in this traditionally higher-fat side dish. Makes 8 servings Preheat oven to 325 F (160 C) 10-cup (2.5 L) casserole dish, greased   5 large Yukon gold potatoes (about 1-3/4 lbs/875 g), peeled, and cut crosswise into 1/4-inch (0.5 cm) slices 3/4 cup […]

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Chicken Tortellini Soup

Using half broth and half water in this soup helps keep the amount of sodium in check. Makes 8 servings 1 tbsp canola oil 2 cups coarsely chopped mushrooms 1 cup coarsely chopped onion 1 cup coarsely chopped carrots 1/2 cup coarsely chopped zucchini 3/4 cup finely chopped red bell pepper 3 cloves garlic, minced 28 oz/796 ml diced tomatoes […]

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Pumpkin Pancakes

Kid Approved: Both kids and adults love the spiced pumpkin taste of these pancakes – it’s sort of like pumpkin pie for breakfast. They are delicious on a fall morning, topped with warm, spiced applesauce. Makes eighteen 3- to 4-inch pancakes; Serving size: 2 pancakes 1 cup all purpose flour 1 cup whole wheat flour 3 tbsp lightly packed brown […]

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Canadian Christmas Rum Balls

Rum balls are popular at Christmas time in Canada, Australia, New Zealand and Austria. They can be made for children without the rum, and/or made with a marshmallow in the center. Yields: 25, 1-inch balls 312 gram/10? ounce box of Mr. Christie’s vanilla flavoured crumbs or wafers, (2 cups ground) 1/3 cup unsweetened cocoa 1/3 cup icing sugar 2 tablespoons […]

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Canadian Farmer’s Breakfast

Serves: 4 complete meals Approximate costs: $3.50 per serving Ingredients: 8 slices Canadian peameal bacon 398 ml/14 ounce can of brown beans in tomato sauce 8 large eggs Canola oil as needed Tossed Salad: 1 medium-sized tomato, sliced into cubes 1/2 cucumber, peeled, and sliced into cubes 2 cups iceberg or leafy green lettuce, chopped Fat-free French or Thousand Island […]

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Lemon Iced Tea

‘Iced tea’ is called ‘sweet tea’ in a lot of the U.S., particularly in the south. I drink this almost every day. In Canada it is called iced tea. I prefer iced tea to coffee. Yields: 6 tall glasses, or 8 cups Costs: Approximately $0.35 per serving Ingredients: 1 cup hot water from the kettle 3 decaf orange pekoe tea bags […]

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Canadian Apple Pecan Salad

This salad is a crunchy combination of Nova Scotia’s two premier fall fruits. It would make a delicious lunch accompanied by some fresh tuna or chicken salad, and served with a multigrain bread or roll. There are many varieties of apples and pear from which to choose. Cortland, Gravenstein, Spartan or Northern Spy are excellent salad apples. Bartlett pears are […]

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Egg in a Basket

Serves: 1 serving Costs: Approximately $0:70 Ingredients: 1 large egg 1 slice whole grain bread, toasted 1 teaspoon buttery spread made with olive oil Salt to desired tastes Directions: Place the egg into a small, covered saucepan, with enough cold water to barely cover. Bring to boil over a moderate temperature, and then cook for 8 minutes. Transfer the egg […]