Warm foods for a cold day

My Heart Healthy meal for January was a Rice Pudding from one of the Heart and Stroke Foundation’s cookbooks. It was unfortunately so popular that it was eaten up before I remembered to take a picture! Everyone in the club agreed it was just not the same with non-dairy substitutes.

Are you a lover of Maple Syrup? You may soon be able to better identify the type of syrup you prefer with this new grading system.

I had such a hard time deciding what to make from my cookbook for February, Diabetes Comfort Food Cookbook by the American Diabetes Association. A few recipes I have tabbed to make later in the month. When I think of comfort foods I immediately crave potatoes and ground hamburger with gravy, stew, perogies and sausage, or meat pie. Potatoes are definitely one of my comfort foods!

The two recipes that I made were Tomato, Basil & Mozzarella Salad & Classic Grilled Cheese.

Tomato Basil Salad (no cheese)

Tomato Basil Salad (no cheese)

Classic Grilled Cheese Sandwich

Classic Grilled Cheese Sandwich


  • Grill cheese – opted for PC 1-year aged white cheddar vs. low fat cheese.
  • Salad – left out cheese as we were having grilled cheese already. Added balsamic vinegar. Rounded out the meal with artichoke hearts and PC Spanish Style selection meats.

Get inspired to make comfort foods by borrowing one of these library items.


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