The Versatility of Eggs & Healthy Brunch Ideas by Doug Cook RD, MHSc

If you’re looking for ways to add high quality nutrition to your diet, chances are you don’t have to look ...

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A Post-Holiday Protein Packed Recovery

First things first, getting back into a healthy diet. When you are busy or on the go, you need your protein. And a long day requires a lot of energy and trying to find the perfect source to give you that boost can be a struggle. Busy lifestyles can make getting your nutrient requirements quite difficult. Grabbing last minute snacks and drinks can become a bad habit that doesn’t always give you what you need, when you need it. Nutrition should never suffer due to lack of convenience! It is 2022, there is no excuse to compromise when there are so many healthy options that are ready in a pinch! If you are looking for an easy and delicious warm snack to keep you fueled for hours, EGG Bites! are a great solution.

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New Meta-Analysis Findings: Eggs are Beneficial for Heart Health

Working in the egg industry is always an adventure – especially when it comes to the science! Researchers around the world are constantly conducting studies on diet and nutrition, and eggs are often in the spotlight. It’s been many years since the worry of eggs and cholesterol was in the news, and the most recent studies on eggs as part of a balanced diet have been wholly positive. That theme continues with this new egg-related study that was published in the American Journal of Medicine in January, 2021.

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2021: Year in Review

2021 has been a rewarding but challenging year for Burnbrae Farms, as it has been for so many families and businesses again this year. However, this on-going situation has also reinforced how strong and adaptable we can be. I’m extremely proud of how hard everyone at Burnbrae Farms has worked to support our customers and to help keep eggs moving across our great country.

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Jenny Casson’s Festive Holiday Treats

Some thoughts from Jenny Casson, our sponsored Olympic athlete, on the holiday season. Baking Christmas cookies and treats and delivering them to friends and family is a holiday tradition in our household. As the house fills with scents of nutmeg, cinnamon and oh, so much butter, you know that the season has officially begun.

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Snacking Trends Heading into 2022

In addition to enjoying the holiday season with my family, one of the great things about this time of year is reading about next year’s forecasted foods trends. Here at Burnbrae Farms, we like to track ingredient, flavour and consumer insights, so we can continue to develop products that meet the needs of our fellow Canadians. We’re also foodies, so we love to try what’s new!

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A True Canadian Horse Breed

Burnbrae Farms recently embarked on a new adventure with the purchase of a team of purebred Canadian horses. The history and development of the Canadian horse is entwined with the evolution of the country itself, and I’m sure most are unaware that in 2002, it became our national horse breed!

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The Elf on the Shell-f Craft

Decorate your house with this festive craft that is sure to be a holiday hit!

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Smiling EGGS2Go! Snowmen

There is no better way to show off your artistic chops than during the holiday season! This-easy-to-assemble, delicious-to-eat recipe is a fun way to get your family and guests excited for the holidays.

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Kids’ Snacking Made Easy

Canadians love to snack, and that’s especially true for children. In fact, snacking contributes about 27% of the total daily energy (calorie) intake in Canadian children, who actually snack more than adults (21% of calories). But snacking is a good thing for children, as long as the snacks provide some nourishment. Little tummies get full quickly, so it’s hard to get enough nutrition at mealtime alone. Snacks can be used to fill in the gaps for foods that are not consumed at mealtime.

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Jenny Casson Halloween Blog Post

If you can be just about anything for Halloween, you can surely decorate with just about anything for Halloween! Halloween is without a doubt one of the greatest times to do all and any “do-it-yourself” projects. As one of the best times to get your creative juices flowing, even if your project is a total flop, it will still work! Its Halloween, the messier, the better!

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Food Loss and Waste

Reducing our environmental impact and supporting our communities has always been part of Burnbrae Farms’ ongoing commitment to sustainability. That’s why reducing food waste is so vital to our work. The average Canadian household wastes more than $1,100 worth of food per year! And with the cost of groceries on the rise in Canada, it’s more important than ever to make changes. Food waste happens beyond the home too: at grocery stores, restaurants, farms and by food manufacturers. Today I’ll share some insights as to how Burnbrae Farms is reducing food waste at our farms and manufacturing facilities, and I’ll add some tips as to how you can help at home, too.

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Protein at Every Meal – Including Snack time!

Protein at Every Meal – Including Snack time! As the president and CEO of Burnbrae Farms, I’m fortunate to have many dietitian colleagues who help me stay up-to-date with the latest nutrition research. And one important lesson I learned from dietitians is that getting enough protein in my meals and snacks is important for my health and longevity.

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