In the UK, the potato skins are called their “jackets”. Growing teenagers might appreciate a full potato. This recipe easily doubles.
Jacket Potatoes with 3-Bean Chipotle Chili
All the flavours you love in Mexican fast food on a pizza crust instead of a tortilla. If you have a pizza paddle, this is the time to use it! It makes transferring the assembled pizza to the oven rack a cinch.
Breakfast Banana Split
This makes a great breakfast time treat for kids who’ve been extra-specially cooperative! A sprinkling of chocolate chips gets anyone’s day off to a good start, without adding that much fat. Substitute your favourite yogurt flavour.
Sweet Potato Flapjacks
Baby food sweet potatoes and pancake mix make this flapjack a snap. Freeze leftovers in a zippered plastic bag and pop them frozen in the toaster another day for breakfast.
Whole Grain Lemon and Raspberry Pancakes
With a box of our wholegrain pancake mix on your kitchen shelf, the breakfast possibilities are endless. Try this raspberry-lemon twist.
Brown Rice Pudding with Soy Milk and Dried Blueberries
Precooked frozen rice is a great short-cut to this brown rice breakfast pudding. Especially welcome on a cold winter morning! Substitute vanilla soy milk and omit vanilla, if you prefer.
Easy Flax Granola
Make home-made granola on Sunday to enjoy all week. Flax is a wonderful source of omega-3 polyunsaturated fat, beneficial to coronary health and brain development. Substitute your favourite nut if desired, such as pecans or walnuts.
Black bean dip and coriander give our appetizer slider a Mexican feel, perfect with a cold cerveza. You can easily double or triple this recipe to serve a crowd.
Jazzed Up Oatmeal
Dress up your morning oatmeal with our dried berry blend and honey, at a fraction of the cost of buying it at a coffee shop.
The family will flip for these quinoa-based hotcakes and you’ll have a healthier new alternative to pancakes. A great way to use up leftover cooked quinoa- substitute 1 cup (250 mL) cooked.