10 Spring Recipes for healthy family meals

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Recipe ideas to spark new energy into your daily meal routine

Is your meal routine feeling a bit boring? Do you always make the same thing for breakfast, take the same lunch to work and whip up that same old recipe for dinner? Time to give yourself a good slap and come out of that winter rut! There are too many awesome recipes out there to be stuck with boring weeknight meals.

I love to look around at what other bloggers are cooking. I can’t believe the amazing, delicious and healthy  recipes that come to my in-box every day. It’s inspiring, but also a bit overwhelming at the same time. I thought I would make it easier for you by giving a shout out to some of the recipes that have caught my eye, and some EIEO recipes that you may have missed…

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Inside Out Beef Cheeseburgers with fresh toppings

THE MEAL MAKER: In these burgers, the cheese goes inside the patty for burgers so delicious from the inside OUT! It’s finally spring! Time to start thinking about cleaning up the garden, dusting off the patio furniture and of course, firing up the BBQ! If you don’t grill all year ’round, like some tough Canadians,…

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Savoury Zucchini Waffles

Not just for breakfast anymore! These Savoury Zucchini Waffles are delicious alone or a perfect partner for chicken. What’s up with waffles lately? I’ve always loved them, but lately I’m seeing sweet waffles shared everywhere from Instagram to Pinterest. Waffles can easily be changed up by swapping out white flour for whole wheat and adding flax seeds or chia. The options for breakfast waffles…

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Milk Chocolate Nutella Cream Pie

Sweet of the Month for April: is perfectly light while still deliciously decadent I don’t know what is it about April, or maybe Easter, but I start thinking about Nutella… weird? Last April I came up with this delicious Milk Chocolate Nutella Torte, that was a real Easter table stunner! I love the combination of chocolate with hazelnuts, what…

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Eat In Eat Out Magazine – Spring 2015

THE SPRING ISSUE IS ONLINE AND IT’S ALL ABOUT HEALTHY EATING At this point, bringing up the fact that this was the coldest February in Toronto – ON RECORD – is just pushing salt into an old wound. Let’s instead think ‘happy’ thoughts of tulips, green grass and fresh local produce… ahh… Spring at last! Even though I…

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Tell us about your favourite food blog

Now it’s your turn to tell us about your favourite food blogger. Is there a food blog that you love to read each week? Is there a food blogger that truly inspires you to learn and be be a better cook? Is there a food blogger that shoots photos that are a work of art? YES??…

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Lori’s Famous Maple Baked Beans

Maple Baked Beans aren’t just for summer bbq, they make a great side for that Easter ham. Starting to plan your Easter dinner? It’s not that far away. Even though I love love love me some delicious turkey, I usually plan for a roasted ham at Easter. My famous Maple Baked Beans as a side to the ham along with a…

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Orange Almond Creme Brulee

Taking a look back with Orange Almond Creme Brulee As I started to put together the upcoming Spring 2015 issue of EatInEatOut™ magazine, I took a look back at some of our previous issues for inspiration. I came across this awesome recipe in Spring 2013 and wanted to share it with you again. Creamy and refreshing, the combination of…

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30-Minute Beef and Sweet Potato Curry

The Meal Maker: Fast and flavourful Beef Curry the whole family will love! Happy March break! I hope everyone is enjoying the week off with the family. Right about now, if you’re not on a sunny beach in a far away land, you may be looking for a dinner recipe that’s simple, fast, and the kids will…

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Zucchini Bread with Chocolate Chips

Taking a second look at my famous, super-moist zucchini bread with chocolate chips. Zucchini bread… more please! It’s big, puffy, moist and deliciously sweet. Perfect for a fast breakfast on-the-go or when you need to take a break from your busy afternoon. I recommend making a double batch,  why? 1) they freeze really, really well,  2) zucchinis are easy to find and…

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Eggplant Layered Casserole

Vegetarian week continues with one of my favourite recipes of all time – Eggplant Layered Casserole! Welcome back to another veggie-week recipe. This simple casserole makes a great main course or a wonderful side to fresh pasta. When I was a teenager, I used to make this Eggplant Layered Casserole once a week, I really love it. Maybe what…

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