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Cook with OC

Man and woman cooking together in kitchen Man and woman cooking together in kitchen

Cook with OC

Osteoporosis Canada is providing strategies, new ideas and recipes to help you get the bone building nutrients needed for bone health.

Nutrition is a key component for strengthening and maintaining healthy bones as well as in the prevention and management of osteoporosis. Calcium, vitamin D and protein are essential nutrients for proper bone health and whenever possible Osteoporosis Canada recommends trying to get calcium and protein through food.

Cook with OC features recipes with calcium and protein in addition to other important nutrients, virtual 1-hour interactive instructive cooking demonstrations and cook-along classes led by Emily Richards, PHEc.

Cooking Demo

These online webinars feature new recipes, tips and techniques to educate and inspire viewers to prepare meals at home helping them to keep bones strong and healthy.


Participants are featured on the Cook-Along webinar and cook with Emily Richards in real time!

The registration fee is $15 per person which provides you with cooking instruction, grocery delivery and one Unbreakable Apron.

Watch Past Cooking Demos

Watch Past Cooking Demos and Get Recipe

Original Air Date: December 6, 2023

Tex Mex Cornbread Topped Beef Pie

Join Emily Richards, PHEc as she demonstrates how to prepare Tex Mex Cornbread Topped Beef Pie. A flavourful spiced-up beef stew is topped with a cornbread biscuit and is perfect when cooking for one or two or more. It’s also a great meal to make and freeze portions to enjoy anytime with 40g protein and 300 mg calcium per serving.

Original Air Date: November 21, 2023

Falafel Pitas plated with Tahini

Join Emily Richards, PHEc as she demonstrates how to prepare Falafel Pitas with Tahini. They are packed with big flavour and they are perfect to keep on hand for lunch, dinner or a fun appetizer with 16g protein and 200mg calcium per serving.


Visit the recipe section to find meals ideas using bone building nutrients including calcium and protein.

Emily Richards
Professional Home Economist

Emily Richards

Emily Richards is a professional home economist, freelance food writer, chef and cookbook author who also enjoys culinary instruction for home cooks who want to learn more and have fun in the kitchen. She is the author and co-author of 11 cookbooks which include topics from Italian cuisine, weeknight dinners, glycemic index diets, 5 ingredient cooking and comfort foods.

Emily writes and develops recipes for cookbooks, print and online publications and websites that include everyday cooking and healthy eating.

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