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5 Ways to Win at Brunch this Weekend

Build the perfect menu for your preferences

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5 Ways to Win at Brunch this Weekend

November lacks high-wattage holidays, but you can still gather friends and family for a show-stopping meal and great conversation. Just host an indulgent but healthy brunch this weekend! Choose the statements that best describe you below—then use the suggested dishes to build a personalized menu.

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I’m watching my blood sugar. 

Fruit and fibre are your friends when planning a decadent but diabetic-friendly brunch—and this weekend is the perfect time to host one, as November 14 is World Diabetes Day.

Veggie-packed omelettes and nut butters on whole grain toast are a safe choice, but if you want something sweet, remember that you can deliver that rich brunch taste without refined sugar.  Try:

Bonus: Serve kefir instead of milk. Like other fermented, sour products, kefir can help us reduce our sugar cravings.

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I’m low on time. 

Map out your week and determine when you’ll have your biggest chunk of time for food prep.

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I love seasonal tastes. 

Choose dishes that profile squashes and root veggies, or everyone’s favourite winter citrus fruit.

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I’m a traditionalist. 

For you, brunch means pancakes, French toast, and scrambled eggs. But you can still have a little fun with the standards.

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I’m craving comfort food. 

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