The Power of the Smoothie By Doug Cook RD, MHSc

When it comes to healthy eating, it’s important not to get bogged down with dietary dogma; rules that more often ...

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The Importance of Breakfast for School-Age Kids

No matter how busy life gets, I’m one of those moms who always reminds my kids to eat breakfast before ...

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Eggs Can Help You Maintain A Healthy Body Weight

Sometimes my friends and colleagues ask me if I always eat eggs for breakfast. With an adamant “Yes I do,” their next question is “Why?” The reasons are many. Having spent a number years immersing myself in the research around eggs, I believe that I am making a sensible choice to maintain a healthy body weight and to care for my long-term health. Here’s why.

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Easy Weekday Breakfasts: The Faster and Healthier Way

You’ve probably heard that breakfast is the most important meal of the day, but did you know that it’s also ...

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Egg-cellent Holiday Appetizer Ideas

No matter the season or holiday, you can always find a perfect appetizer featuring eggs from the Burnbrae Farms recipe ...

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Healthy Shopping on a Budget

Whether you aim to reduce food waste, use coupons or buy affordable ingredients, there are steps you can take to ...

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Child Brain Development and the Importance of Omega-3 Eggs

Did you ever think that eggs could be related to brain development in babies and children? It turns out that ...

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Five Interesting Facts about Eggs

My great-grandfather, Joseph Hudson, started farming in Lyn, Ontario in 1891. One of the great things about being a fourth generation farmer (whose family has been in the egg business for more than 70 years) is the vast amount of knowledge about eggs that you can collect over the years. Today I’m going to share five of my favourite facts with you!

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October 11th is World Egg Day – Let’s Celebrate!

I love Thanksgiving, Christmas and Easter, but there’s another celebration that I can really get behind. Friday, October 11, 2019 is World Egg Day! Established by the International Egg Commission in the UK, this observance has been noted since 1996, and is now marked in people’s calendars to hail the benefits of eggs. Today the event is celebrated right across the globe, as countries continue to promote the importance of eggs as a sustainable and affordable source of nutrition.

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Pop Some Eggs into Your Lunchbox

Eggs cook quickly, so prepping lunch in the morning (or the night before) won’t take long, and eggs are easy to pack and transport. I use a bag with an ice pack to keep everything fresh. Finally, eggs are also versatile, so I never get bored! I could enjoy a quiche, or a salad topped with sliced hard-boiled eggs, or EGG Bakes! Egg Patties on an English muffing with spinach and tomato.

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Nutrition Facts & Specialty Eggs

Today I’m going to tell you more about the beneficial nutrients in these specialty eggs. As a company, we have specifically focused on omega-3 and lutein. Why? Because these are two nutrients that many Canadians are not getting enough of. Our aim is to develop products to help close the nutrient gap by offering nutritious and delicious options.

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Nutrition Facts & Eggs - Decoding the Nutrients in Eggs

You’ve probably heard that eggs are healthy because they are full of nutrients. But have you ever wondered exactly what’s found in eggs and why they are so nutritious? Amazingly, I can write a top 10 list of the nutrients in eggs, and still not cover all of the amazing health benefits! But as a start, here’s an overview of the top 10 nutrients you will find in two regular large eggs.

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Eggs At Your BBQ? You Bet!

On sweltering days, when it’s too hot to turn on the oven to make dinner, here’s my back up plan: I turn to the backyard grill for many of my family’s summer meals. Over the years, I’ve tried dozens of amazing egg recipes on my barbeque, and today I’m going to share some of my favourites with you. Eggs on the barbeque? It sounds surprising, but a whole new world of flavour awaits you with these delicious ideas.

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