Recipe Resource for Healthy Aging

This resource provides a selection of recipes that feature Ontario-grown foods and cater to the needs and preferences of older adults living in the community. Organized by dish (beverages, breakfast, snacks, salads, soups/stews, sides, mains, and desserts), there are over 50 recipes to choose from!

Many of the foods that we eat everyday are grown right here in Ontario. These nutrient-rich foods not only provide us with essential nutrition, but also offer a number of health benefits that support healthy aging.

The purpose of this resource, created by RIA’s Agri-food for Healthy Aging program in partnership with the University of Guelph, is to provide a selection of recipes that feature Ontario-grown foods and cater to the needs and preferences of older adults living in the community. This resource highlights the nutritional qualities of Ontario-grown food, and why they are important for good health as we age.

Organized by dish (beverages, breakfast, snacks, salads, soups/stews, sides, mains, and desserts), there are over 50 recipes to choose from!

View the full electronic version of the Recipe Resource for Healthy Aging.

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Date created: 2016

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Authorship

The recipe resource was created in collaboration with the RIA’s Agri-food for Healthy Aging program (Hilary Dunn, M.Sc.) and a research team in the Department of Human Health and Nutritional Sciences at the University of Guelph (Alison M. Duncan, Ph.D., R.D., Hilary A. Dunn, M.Sc., Emily S. Iler, M.Sc., Kayla K. Miraglia, M.Sc.). References for the resource are available here.

Funding Acknowledgement

This resource was supported by Agri-Food and Rural Link, the hub for knowledge translation and transfer for the OMAFRA-University of Guelph Partnership.

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