Meal prep doesnâ€™t have to take all weekend for you to enjoy healthy lunches and snacks during the week. This twist on two favourites combines the gooey cheese and toppings of pizza with the easy handheld goodness of tortillas.
Choose whole grain tortillas for an extra nutritional punch of essential nutrients, including fibre. Only 65 per cent of Canadians ensure fibre is included in their diet plans, and here at Good in Every Grain we know how important fibre is to a healthy balanced lifestyle. The tortillas are also a good source of iron, another important nutrient that only 40 per cent of people deliberately include in their diet.
It’s the beginning of June and 2019 is almost half gone, which means summer will finally commence! Not surprisingly, many families are working towards keeping up their schedules and routines until the school year ends. With only a few weeks left of school, how are you keeping up with your everyday eating routine?
I often have people approach me and ask for recipe ideas to change up meals to keep things interesting throughout the week. I understand that eating the same meals several days per week can get boring or repetitive! With summer break around the corner, meal planning and keeping fun, healthy meals on the table can be a challenge for busy families. Have you thought about including more grains into your diet? As a dietitian, I find grains are always a nutritious, delicious and versatile option for multiple meals!
We love celebrating local food and our local grains. This year may not have been the greatest spring for #YourFarmers planting plans, but in celebration of Local Food Week from June 3- 9 we want to hear from you! What is your favourite local food? Does it include grains? Is there a local restaurant you visit to get good local food? All this week on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram we will be asking our followers what their favourite local foods are- and if they include Ontario grains! End of day Friday, we will randomly select a follower to receive dinner with a guest at their favourite local restaurant!*
Comment, share, retweet or reply and tag who you would take out for a local meal to be entered for your chance to win!
We bet you and your family have not been enjoying this wet, cool spring. Our grain farming families sure haven’t! Wet and cool weather in the spring means Ontario grains will be late getting planted as grain seeds cannot grow in wet or cold ground. In fact #plant2019 is one of the wettest springs many of our farmers have ever seen, we know this because we talk about the weather A LOT here at Good in Every Grain!
Blog post contributed by Matilda Miranda, freelance copywriter and content strategist.
GMO stands for â€śGenetically Modified Organisms,â€ť and for many who hear those words, it automatically conjures up scary images of mutated plants and animals ready to wreak havoc on our bodies and the environment.