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Canadian Diabetes Association Healthy Living Calendar 2014 Recipe Collection

Asian Shrimp Soup

Asian Shrimp Soup

This earthy Asian soup is perfect to warm you up on a cold day and canola oil'’s light taste won’t interfere with the soup’s layered flavors. Add red pepper flakes if you like more heat!

Blueberry Bannock

Blueberry Bannock

A whole-wheat, baked version of a traditional Aboriginal recipe. Canola oil helps produce a light and tender crumb.

Baked Apple and Banana Oatmeal

Baked Apple and Banana Oatmeal

Upgrade your oatmeal with this baked version – made especially heart-healthy with the use of canola oil, which is rich in plant-based omega-3 fat and a good source of vitamin E. You can substitute berries for the apple if you prefer.

Bunless Bison Burger with Sauteed Vegetables and Balsamic Reduction

Bunless Bison Burger with Sauteed Vegetables and Balsamic Reduction

Upgrade this bun-less burger with a balsamic reduction and sautéed vegetables, made with canola oil to help keep saturated fat in check. Dijon mustard and rosemary enhance the flavour of bison.

Chana Masala

Chana Masala

A spicy vegetarian dish made healthier with the use of canola oil, which has the least saturated fat of all common cooking oils. If you like your food spicier, add red pepper flakes.

Crisp Salad with Chayote and Orange

Crisp Salad with Chayote and Orange

Chayote fruit are grown in warmer climates such as Mexico. They are mild in flavour with a crisp texture. Canola oil lets the vinaigrette’'s lively taste come to the forefront.

Easy Chicken Biryani

Easy Chicken Biryani

A quick, easy and healthy version of this traditional East Indian dish! Canola oil’s neutral taste allows the spices to shine through.

Grilled Corn and Tomato Salad

Grilled Corn and Tomato Salad

This is a light and summery dish that shows off corn and tomatoes at their best. Canola helps keep saturated fat to a minimum.

Mahi Mahi with Pineapple Salsa

Mahi Mahi with Pineapple Salsa

This mahi-mahi tastes like summer with the combination of mint and pineapple. Canola oil's light taste helps those fresh flavors stay bright.

Pork Fajitas with Mango

Pork Fajitas with Mango

This zesty yogurt sauce and mango add a new twist to fajitas!

Tofu Stir-Fry

Tofu Stir-Fry

Marinating the tofu adds flavour to this tasty vegetarian dish! Canola oil’'s high smoke point makes it perfect for high-heat stir-fries. Serve over brown rice.

Wild Rice and Apple Stuffed Acorn Squash

Wild Rice and Apple Stuffed Acorn Squash

The sweetness of the apple here complements the delicate flavors of squash, celery and thyme. Canola oil’'s high-heat tolerance makes it an ideal choice for both roasting and sautéing in this dish.