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December 2016

Festive Fruit & Hazelnut Stuffing

A great stuffing makes every festive meal better.  With fresh fall fruit, this recipe is a soon-to-be holiday favourite. 

  • Prep. Time: 20 mins
  • Cooking Time: 48 mins
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Add to Calendar 12/08/2016 10:00 AM 12/08/2016 11:00 AM Choose the perfect time! America/New_York Make the Festive Fruit & Hazelnut Stuffing Recipe. What you’ll need:

1 cup (250 mL) milk
1/2 cup (125 mL) butter

1/2 loaf of Italian, sourdough or white bread

3 eggs

2 onions,
2 celery stalks,
1 1/2 cups (375 mL) fresh or frozen cranberries
1 apple
1 ripe pear

2/3 cup (150 mL) hazelnuts, coarsely chopped, a 100 g pkg
1/2 cup (125 mL) fresh parsley
2 tsp (10 mL) dried thyme leaves
Salt and pepper

Prep: 20 min Cook: 3 min Bake: 45 min
10 servings


See full recipe from the 2017 Milk Calendar: http://bit.ly/HazelnutStuffing
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January

Hearty Spaghetti Sauce

This take on the classic spaghetti sauce will stir up nostalgia and your taste buds - we all need a go-to dish for the whole family.

  • Prep. Time: 15 mins
  • Cooking Time: 45 mins
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Add to Calendar 12/08/2016 10:00 AM 12/08/2016 11:00 AM Choose the perfect time! America/New_York Make the Hearty Spaghetti Sauce Recipe. What you’ll need:

1 cup (250 mL) milk
2 tbsp (30 mL) butter

2 stalks celery
2 carrots
1 onion
3 cloves garlic

1 lb (500 g) Italian sausages, mild, hot or a combination
1 lb (500 g) lean ground beef

2 (28 oz/796 mL each) cans plum tomatoes

1/4 cup (60 mL) fresh parsley
1/2 tsp (2 mL) dried hot red chili flakes (optional)
Salt

Prep: 15 min Cook: 45 min
4 to 6 servings


See full recipe from the 2017 Milk Calendar: http://bit.ly/Hearty_Spaghetti_Sauce
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February

Minestrone Soup Made Easy

This minestrone is one of those healthy, complete meal soups. Full of supergreens, you’ll feel great after eating it.

  • Prep. Time: 15 mins
  • Cooking Time: 25 mins
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Add to Calendar 12/08/2016 10:00 AM 12/08/2016 11:00 AM Choose the perfect time! America/New_York Make the Minestrone Soup Made Easy Recipe. What you’ll need:

2 cups (500 mL) milk
Grated Canadian Parmesan (optional)
2 tsp (10 mL) butter

2 cups (500 mL) bite-size cauliflower florets, about 1/3 head
2 carrots
1 zucchini
4 cups (1 L) baby kale or spinach, about 1/3 (5 oz/142 g) pkg
1/4 lb (125 g) yellow beans, about 1 large handful
1 small onion
2 cloves garlic

1/2 cup (125 mL) your favourite small pasta

900 mL container no-salt-added or regular chicken broth
28 oz (796 mL) can no-salt-added or regular diced tomatoes
19 oz (540 mL) white kidney beans

2 tbsp (30 mL) all-purpose flour
2 tsp (10 mL) dried Italian seasoning
Pepper
Salt (optional)

Prep: 15 min Cook: 25 min
8 servings


See full recipe from the 2017 Milk Calendar: http://bit.ly/MinestroneSoup_MadeEasy
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March

Homestyle Meatloaf with Roasted Vegetables & Cheese Sauce

Meatloaf isn’t fancy – but with roasted vegetables and a spicy kick, this updated dish is a tasty, easy-on-the-budget dinner.

  • Prep. Time: 30 mins
  • Cooking Time: 1 hr, 5 mins
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Add to Calendar 12/08/2016 10:00 AM 12/08/2016 11:00 AM Choose the perfect time! America/New_York Make the Homestyle Meatloaf with Roasted Vegetables & Cheese Sauce Recipe. What you’ll need:

3/4 cup (175 mL) milk (meatloaf)
1 cup (250 mL) milk (cheese sauce)
2 tbsp (30 mL) butter (cheese sauce)
2 tsp (10 mL) butter (vegetables)
¾ cup (175 mL) aged Canadian Cheddar

2 eggs
1 cup (250 mL) soft fresh bread crumbs

1 small onion
1 small zucchini
1 red pepper
1 cup (250 mL) cherry tomatoes
1/2 cup (125 mL) fresh parsley

1 1/2 lb (750 g) lean ground beef

2 tbsp (30 mL) Worcestershire sauce
2 tbsp (30mL) Dijon mustard
1/3 cup (75 mL) ketchup
4 tsp (20mL) any style vinegar
1/2 tsp (2 mL) hot sauce

2 tbsp (30 mL) all-purpose flour
4 tsp (20 mL) brown sugar
1 tsp (5 mL) dried basil leaves
Salt and pepper

Prep: 20 min Bake: 1 hour Stand: 10 min Cook: 5 min
6 servings


See full recipe from the 2017 Milk Calendar: http://bit.ly/Homestyle_Meatloaf
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April

Spinach & Roasted Red Pepper Crustless Quiche

Updated to be easier to make and healthier to eat, this crustless quiche is a breakfast classic you can enjoy any time of the day.

  • Prep. Time: 25 mins
  • Cooking Time: 18 mins
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Add to Calendar 12/08/2016 10:00 AM 12/08/2016 11:00 AM Choose the perfect time! America/New_York Make the Spinach & Roasted Red Pepper Crustless Quiche Recipe. What you’ll need:

2 cups (500 mL) milk
1 tbsp (15 mL) butter
3/4 cup (175 mL) crumbled Canadian Feta, about 1/4 (400 g) container

4 eggs
1 tbsp (15 mL) dry bread crumbs

2 green onions
4 cups (1 L) baby spinach, about 1/3 (5 oz/142 g) pkg
1/4 cup (60 mL) strips roasted red pepper

Cornstarch
1/2 tsp (2 mL) dried oregano leaves
Salt and pepper

Prep: 10 min Cook: 3 min Bake: 35 min Stand: 15 min
6 servings


See full recipe from the 2017 Milk Calendar: http://bit.ly/CrustlessQuiche_
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May

Smoked Salmon Pasta Primavera

A little goes a long way in this fresh-tasting spring vegetable pasta, updated with smoked salmon.

  • Prep. Time: 20 mins
  • Cooking Time: 15 mins
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Add to Calendar 12/08/2016 10:00 AM 12/08/2016 11:00 AM Choose the perfect time! America/New_York Make the Smoked Salmon Pasta Primavera Recipe. What you’ll need:

2 1/2 cups (625 mL) milk
1 tbsp (15 mL) butter

1/2 lb (250 g) asparagus
1/4 lb (125 g) green beans, about 1 large handful
1 cup (250 mL) sugar snap peas
1/2 cup (125 mL) frozen edamame or peas
1 small onion
2 cloves garlic
1/2 cup (125 mL) fresh mint
1/2 lemon

140 to 200 g pkg smoked salmon

12 oz (375 g) linguine

3 tbsp (45 mL) all-purpose flour
Salt and pepper

Prep: 20 min Cook: 15 min
4 servings


See full recipe from the 2017 Milk Calendar: http://bit.ly/SmokedSalmonPrimavera
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June

Perfect Potato Salad

Even a tried-and-true summer staple can use an update. Add fresh herbs and this 40-year-old recipe is ready for your next barbecue.

  • Prep. Time: 15 mins
  • Cooking Time: 5 mins
  • Refrigeration Time: 1 hr
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Add to Calendar 12/08/2016 10:00 AM 12/08/2016 11:00 AM Choose the perfect time! America/New_York Make the Perfect Potato Salad Recipe. What you’ll need:

1 cup (250 mL) plain yogurt

5 potatoes, about 2 lb (1 kg)
4 radishes
2 stalks celery
2 large green onions
1/4 cup (60 mL) fresh parsley
1/4 cup (60 mL) fresh dill

1/2 cup (125 mL) mayonnaise
1 tbsp (15 mL) prepared horseradish

Salt and pepper

Prep: 15 min Cook: 5 min Fridge: 1 hour
8 servings


See full recipe from the 2017 Milk Calendar: http://bit.ly/PerfectPotato_Salad
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July

Berry Apple Cobbler

Updated with fresh fruit and less sugar, this summer dessert makes the most of seasonal berries and the contrasting bite of apples. 

  • Prep. Time: 30 mins
  • Baking Time: 30 mins
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Add to Calendar 12/08/2016 10:00 AM 12/08/2016 11:00 AM Choose the perfect time! America/New_York Make the Berry Apple Cobbler Recipe. What you’ll need:

1 cup (250 mL) milk
1/3 cup (75 mL) cold butter

4 cups (1 L) strawberries
2 cups (500 mL) raspberries or blueberries or a combination
2 apples
1 lemon

White vinegar
11/2 cups (375 mL) all-purpose flour
1/2 cup (125 mL) granulated sugar (topping)
1/3 cup (75 mL) granulated sugar (fruit filling)
cornstarch
1 tsp (5 mL) cinnamon
baking powder
baking soda
Salt

Prep: 20 min Bake: 30 min Stand: 10 min
10 to 12 servings


See full recipe from the 2017 Milk Calendar: http://bit.ly/BerryApple_Cobbler
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August

Smoothies 3 Ways

Give the classic smoothie a modern twist with 3 inspiring combinations including mango-ginger, avo-melon, and cherry-chia.

  • Prep. Time: 5 mins
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Add to Calendar 12/08/2016 10:00 AM 12/08/2016 11:00 AM Choose the perfect time! America/New_York Make one of these Milk Smoothie Recipes. What you’ll need:

Honeydew, Avocado & Lemon Smoothie
1 cup (250 mL) milk

2 cups (500 mL) chunks honeydew melon
1 small ripe avocado
¼ cup (60 mL) fresh mint or coriander
3 tbsp (45 mL) lemon or lime juice

Honey to taste (optional)

Prep: 5 min
2 servings


See full recipe from the 2017 Milk Calendar: http://bit.ly/Smoothies3Ways_


Chia Cherry Berry Smoothie Ingredient List
1 cup (250 mL) milk
1/2 cup (125 mL) vanilla or lemon yogurt

2 cups (500 mL) fresh or frozen pitted cherries
1/2 cup (125 mL) fresh or frozen raspberries

2 tbsp (30 mL) chia seeds or ground flaxseed

Prep: 5 min
2 servings


See full recipe from the 2017 Milk Calendar: http://bit.ly/Smoothies3Ways_

Aloha Tropical Smoothie Ingredient List
1 cup (250 mL) milk

1 small banana
1 1/2 cups (375 mL) chunks fresh or frozen mango
1/2 cup (125 mL) chunks fresh or frozen pineapple

3/4 tsp (4 mL) ginger
lime or lemon juice
vanilla
1 tbsp (15 mL) shredded sweetened or unsweetened coconut (optional)

Prep: 5 min
2 servings


See full recipe from the 2017 Milk Calendar: http://bit.ly/Smoothies3Ways_
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September

One-Pot Chicken Tetrazzini

Good, wholesome food never goes out of style – but, as a nod to today’s busy cooks, we’ve streamlined this classic pasta recipe.

  • Prep. Time: 15 mins
  • Cooking Time: 25 mins
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Add to Calendar 12/08/2016 10:00 AM 12/08/2016 11:00 AM Choose the perfect time! America/New_York Make the One-Pot Chicken Tetrazzini Recipe. What you’ll need:

4 cups (1 L) milk
3 tbsp (45 mL) butter
150 g pkg Boursin® Garlic & Fine Herbs
Grated Canadian Parmesan

8 oz (250 g) mushrooms, sliced
1 small red pepper
1 small onion
1 clove garlic
1/2 cup (125 mL) frozen peas
1/2 cup (125 mL) fresh parsley
Small fresh basil leaves (optional)

3 cups (750 mL) pieces deli chicken

8 oz (250 g) extra broad egg noodles
2 tbsp (30 mL) Worcestershire sauce

3 tbsp (45 mL) all-purpose flour
Salt and pepper

Prep: 20 min Cook: 20 min
4 to 6 servings


See full recipe in the 2017 Milk Calendar: http://bit.ly/OnePot_Chicken_Tetrazzini
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October

Fall Vegetable and Chickpea Curry

Updated for the conscientious foodie, this vegetarian meal can be served over rice or on its own with a dollop of yogurt.

  • Prep. Time: 15 mins
  • Cooking Time: 25 mins
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Add to Calendar 12/08/2016 10:00 AM 12/08/2016 11:00 AM Choose the perfect time! America/New_York Make the Fall Vegetable and Chickpea Curry Recipe. What you’ll need:

1 1/2 cups (375 mL) milk
1 tbsp (15 mL) butter

1 onion
1 large peeled sweet potato
1 small zucchini
1 red pepper
1 tbsp (15 mL) ginger
1 lime
1/2 cup (125 mL) fresh coriander

28 oz (796 mL) can chickpeas
2 tbsp (30 mL) bottled Thai red curry paste

3 tbsp (45 mL) all-purpose flour
Salt

Prep: 15 min Cook: 25 min
4 servings

See full recipe in the 2017 Milk Calendar: http://bit.ly/Fall_Vegetable_ChickpeaCurry
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November

Classic Pork with Apples

Updated with apple cider and contemporary spices, this classic pairing of pork and apples makes an easy weeknight dinner. 

  • Prep. Time: 15 mins
  • Cooking Time: 20 mins
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Add to Calendar 12/08/2016 10:00 AM 12/08/2016 11:00 AM Choose the perfect time! America/New_York Make the Classic Pork with Apples Recipe. What you’ll need:

1 1/3 cups (325 mL) milk
3 to 4 tsp (15 to 20 mL) butter

1 large red or green apple
1/2 cup (125 mL) onion
1 clove garlic

6 boneless pork loin chops

1/3 cup (75 mL) apple cider or juice
2 tbsp (30 mL) Dijon mustard, preferably grainy-style

1/2 tsp (2 mL) each, paprika, dried thyme leaves
Salt and pepper
2 tbsp (30 mL) all-purpose flour
Pepper

Prep: 15 min Cook: 20 min
6 servings


See full recipe in the 2017 Milk Calendar: http://bit.ly/ClassicPork_WithApples_
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December

Eggs Benedict with a Twist

The perfect brunch dish, this take on eggs Benedict includes the fresh and creamy taste of avocado. Simply serve with a salad.

  • Prep. Time: 10 mins
  • Cooking Time: 3 mins
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Add to Calendar 12/08/2016 10:00 AM 12/08/2016 11:00 AM Choose the perfect time! America/New_York Make the Eggs Benedict with a Twist Recipe. What you’ll need:

1 cup (250 mL) milk
2 tsp (10 mL) butter
1/2 cup (125 mL) finely grated Canadian Parmesan

4 small slices olive, cheese or crusty Italian bread
4 eggs

1 tomato
1 avocado
Chives for garnish (optional)

4 thin slices Black Forest ham

1/4 tsp (1 mL) hot sauce

4 tsp (20 mL) all-purpose flour
1/2 tsp (2 mL) mustard powder
Salt

Prep: 10 min Cook: 3 min
4 servings


See full recipe in the 2017 Milk Calendar: http://bit.ly/_Eggs_Benedict_
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