Canadian Family Food Awards

We’re excited to share the results of our 6th annual Food Awards. This year, we asked 5,500 Canadian families across Canada what brands they turn to for their day-to-day meal preparation. Families chose their favourite brands across 60 categories.

How does your family compare? See all the winners below!

See the winners of the 2013 Canadian Family Food Awards »

Fun facts about how Canadian families shop and eat: *

  • 29% of families say coming up with new meal ideas is their single biggest dinnertime challenge
  • Almost half of all families use pre-packaged foods as a main component when eating dinner
  • 26% of families chose frozen pizza as their go-to convenience dinnertime meal
  • Almost half of all families always look at nutrition labels before they buy
* Source: Canadian Family Food Awards Survey 2014

Food Awards Breakfast

Photography by Carlo Mendoza, 20 Minute Supper Club A Healthy Breakfast Idea: Cinnamon Quinoa Cereal with Peaches and Toasted Pecans - Ah, winter. It’s a season that inspires us to eat more hot, comforting meals like soups and stews. But what...
Photography by Ryan Szulc Baked Corn and Quinoa Frittata - With the flavours of the Southwest, this simple-to-make frittata will spice up your brunch—and the leftovers are great for lunch...
slow-cooker-maple-pecan-oatmeal Slow Cooker Oatmeal with Peaches, Pecans and Maple Syrup - Note: It is essential that you use steel-cut oats in this recipe. Quick oats or regular rolled oats won’t hold up...
breakfast-sandwich Baking Powder Biscuits with Oven-Baked Crispy Bacon and Spinach - You can’t go wrong with this delicious homemade biscuit sandwich. Bonus: the recipe can easily be doubled, if desired
pancake-muffins Baked Pancake Muffins - Tip: There are many topping suggestions below to accommodate different tastes. Each topping recipe will make one full batch of...
WishRecipe_226 Banana Blueberry Smoothie - Ideal for eating on the run, this smoothie’s packed with vitamins, omega-3s and anti-oxidants!
Photo by Yvonne Duivenvoorden

Food styling by Claire Stubbs

Prop styling by Arren Williams Apple Oatmeal Pancakes - “We love the taste! Isaac kept asking for more ‘cake-cake’, his words for pancake. He ate two! It’s a great...
French Toast Bake French Toast Baked with Brown Sugared Peaches - This is a great option when kids declare they want to make breakfast: it involves no sharp knives and no...
Carrot and Orange Muffins Carrot and Orange Muffins - Excerpted from Grow It, Eat It, DK Publishing
Tex-Mex Egg Soft Tacos Tex-Mex Egg Soft Tacos - “These are great for my school lunches. My mom packed the filling and the wraps separately so that the wraps...