Recipes

Living Well on What You've Got: Tips & hints for making the most of every penny (2011)

This booklet offers tips for living well and saving money at the same time.

The tips are organized by topic, including groceries and food; shopping; household expenses; fitness; health and wellness; special occasions; entertainment; transportation; and recipes.

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2014-05-22

Activity Book: 15 minutes of fun for Family Literacy Day (2014)

Family Literacy Day is observed in Canada every year on January 27 as a way to raise awareness of the importance of reading and taking part in other literacy-related activities as a family.

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2014-01-21

Great Food for Northern Cooks – Clear and Easy Recipes (2013)

This cookbook is aimed in particular at those living and cooking in Canada’s northern region, with recipes based on ingredients that can be found in that area. Some feature ingredients like caribou meat and bannock, the flatbread that is a staple in many Aboriginal communities.

It includes information on cooking equipment; methods of food preparation; stove and oven settings; and cooking measurements in both imperial and metric.

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2013-10-15

Bright ideas for back-to-school savings [Video - 3:35] (2012)

This document is housed on the Sun Life Financial server, under Brighter Life.

In this video, Amrita Singh of the Frugalista Files website offers advice for saving money on school supplies, clothing, and lunches. She summarizes her tips in the acronym TASKS: Take inventory of what you have; Avoid buying snacks from the store; Shop the sales; Know how to stretch bulk buys; and Swap items.

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2013-08-15

Little Chefs Family Literacy Cooking Program (2012)

Little Chefs is a cooking program for family literacy groups. The program is designed to be offered over 15 sessions, each focusing on a particular book, with recipes, activities, and crafts related to that book.

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2013-08-08

How to host a budget-savvy holiday party [Video - 4:29] (2012)

This document is housed on the Sun Life Financial server, under Brighter Life.

This brief video features Amrita Singh of the Frugalista Files website, offering tips on hosting a holiday party on a budget. She provides recipes for pizza appetizers and a festive punch, along with ideas for decorations and tips for organizing music for a party.

The Frugalista Files can be found here: http://www.frugalistafiles.ca.

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2013-08-06

Recipes for Fun! Celebrate National Family Literacy Day 2013 (2012)

This document offers a selection of recipes for materials that can be used in creative play. The recipes include play dough, baking clay, homemade paint that can be squeezed from bottles, and edible finger paint.

The recipes use ingredients that can be found in the home, including flour, salt, oatmeal, food colouring, and cooking oil.

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2012-12-21

Recipes (2010)

This e-book is part of a series called Best of the Reader, made up of material from The Westcoast Reader, a newspaper for adults trying to improve their English reading skills.

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2012-01-17

Family Literacy Day Activity Book (2011)

Family Literacy Day is observed annually on January 27 to raise awareness of the importance of reading and engaging in other literacy-related activities as a family.

This activity booklet includes a colouring page, a crossword puzzle, a word find, a maze, and a simple recipe that a child could make with an adult. There is also a page where the child can write a story, based on a series of pictures.

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2012-01-10

Healthy Living Cookbook (2009)

The recipes in this booklet were provided by women who took part in a project called Healthy Living: Preventing Type II Diabetes in Immigrant Women and their Families.

The recipes come from countries around the world and are grouped into categories of salads and starters, main courses, and desserts.

The authors have also included definitions of common cooking terms.

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2011-02-08

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