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A meal in a bowl is a hot trend for 2017, as is vegetarian cuisine.

Root vegetables are hot and pulses continue to find favour

If vegetarian cuisine isn’t your thing, there’s another trend you will like — chocolate for breakfast

Grain bowls for breakfast; vegetables as restaurant entrees; and lots more pasta and pulses are among the predicted food trends for the coming year. “CBC food writer Julie Van Rosendaal believes that grain bowls for breakfast are returning,” said Rosalie Cunningham, a researcher with Alberta Agriculture. “Recent years have seen an increase in one-bowl meals […] Read more

People are eating a healthier breakfast, but it has to be quick

Fewer people are skipping breakfast, but they’re often grabbing a take-out breakfast meal

Breakfast habits are changing, says provincial consumer market analyst Jeewani Fernando. “Market research shows that while skipping breakfast has declined in Canada, consumers are heading out of their homes in search of breakfast more often than previously,” says Fernando. “Cafés and fast-food restaurants are top of mind for away-from-home breakfast options. That said, many consumers […] Read more