Baked Ham and Egg Cup

This quick and easy baked egg in a cup is perfect for a weekend breakfast or brunch. The combination of Canadian Havarti cheese and egg is delicious and you can assemble the ramekins ahead of time and bake them when needed, making this a great dish to serve for a group. 1 large slice of ham 1/4...

Glencoe Mills Oatcakes

Deep in the rolling hills near Glencoe Mills, Cape Breton, Elizabeth “Mrs. Angus” Beaton bakes utterly amazing oatcakes. They are so good that she packs them with great care and ships them to Calgary where her daughter, entrepreneur-extraordinaire, Janice, shares them with her lucky customers in...

Overnight Oat and Apple Pancakes

Full of flavour and fibre!   2 ¼ (550 mL) cups 1% buttermilk 2 cups (500 mL) quick cooking oats 2 large eggs, lightly beaten 2 Tbsp (25 mL) melted unsalted butter 1 tsp (5 mL) vanilla 1 small apple, cored and diced or about 1 cup (250 mL) ½ cup (125 mL) ground golden flaxseed 2 Tbsp (25 mL) brown...

Blueberry Scones

Few things can top fresh-baked scones bursting with Canadian blueberries. Ingredients: 1 cup whole-wheat flour (250 mL) 1 cup all-purpose flour (250 mL) 3 Tbsp granulated sugar (45 mL) 1 Tbsp baking powder (15 mL) 1/4 tsp salt (1 mL) 1/4 tsp baking soda (1 mL) 2 tsp lemon juice (10 mL) 3/4 cup...

Healthy Barley Waffles

When using barley flour with 4% beta-glucan content, 1 ½ waffles would contain over 3 grams  of beta-glucan, enough to meet the required daily intake for lowering cholesterol. 2 cups (500 mL) barley flour 4 tsps (20 mL) baking powder 1 tbsp (15 mL) sugar 2 cups (500 mL)  skim milk ¹⁄₃ cup ( 75 mL)...

Banana Lentil Muffins

1 egg, slightly beaten ½ cup (125 mL) canola oil ½ cup (125 mL) sugar 1 cup (250 mL) bananas, mashed 1 cup (250 mL) green lentil purée 1 tsp (2 mL) vanilla 1 1/3 cup (310 mL) whole wheat flour 1 tsp (5 mL) baking soda 1 tsp (5 mL) baking powder ½ cup (125 mL) raisins Preheat oven to 200° C (400°...

Piradzini – Latvian Bacon & Onion-stuffed Rolls

A celebration in the scattered Latvian communities of Canada often include these bacon-filled buns. They are fabulous with a salad for a quick lunch or, if you make them smaller, are great cocktail appetizers. Dough • 1 medium potato, peeled and diced • 1 cup (250 mL) water • 1 tsp (5 mL) salt • 1...

Lentil Scones with Country Ham and Cheese Curds

This is a recipe I know I will make over and over.  The clincher for me is the kale…I love the stuff and with the cheese curds and lentils, they are full of all the good things I love to eat!   They’d be great with Paul Rogalski’s Curried Lentil Soup.  ½ cup whole green lentils dry 3 cups all...

Baked Lentil Biscuits

1 ¾ (425 mL) cups all-purpose flour 1 Tbsp (15 mL) baking powder 1 Tbsp (15 mL) white sugar Dash salt ¼ cup (60 mL) soft margarine, unsalted 2/3 cup (150 mL) lentil purée 2/3 cup (150 mL) 1% milk Preheat oven to 425˚F (220˚C). In a bowl, combine flour, baking powder, sugar and salt. Cut margarine...

Blueberry Oatmeal Muffins with Red Lentils

1/4 cup (60 mL) dry red lentils 3/4 cup (185 mL) old-fashioned (large flake) oats 1/2 cup (125 mL) milk 1/2 cup (125 mL) plain yogurt (preferably not fat free) 1/2 cup (125 mL) brown sugar 1/3 cup (80 mL) canola oil 2 eggs grated zest of 1 lemon 2/3 cup (160 mL) whole wheat flour 2/3 cup (160 mL)...