Celebrate Canada Day with delicious and nutritious recipes (and some peanutty trivia):

Did you know:

~ More than half of Canadian households have peanuts on hand

~79% of Canadian households report heavy peanut butter consumption

~ Nearly 1 in 3 Canadians say they consume peanut butter right out of the jar (I’m guilty!!)

~Peanuts have more protein than any other nut and are an excellent source of magnesium, niacin and Vitamin E

For more information about the health benefits of Peanuts and Peanut Butter, click here.

Indian Spiced Shrimp Kebobs with Peanut Coconut Pesto

Indian Spiced Shrimp Kebobs with Peanut Coconut Pesto ~ perfect excuse to fire up the grill all summer long. Click here for the recipe.

'Peanuts and Pulses' Summer Salad

Peanuts and Pulses Summer Salad. Click here for the recipe.


Canadian classic dessert with a peanut-twist = Peanut Butter Nanaimo Bars!! Click here for the recipe.

Charmaine is a regular guest on Rogers Daytime York Region, CHCH Morning Live, Canada AM & Breakfast Television and food writer for Running Room Magazine sharing DSC_1081her love and enthusiasm for all things food, cooking and running.

Join Charmaine in beautiful Muskoka on Friday, September 30th, 2016 for What’s Cooking Bracebridge.  Click here for more information.

Most importantly; Charmaine is the mother of two active boys, Tyler & Colgan.

Charmaine understands the importance of preparing healthy, wholesome dishes all while keeping budget and time in mind. For more tasty recipes visit www.charmainebroughton.com

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