Food and Nutrition

Food and Nutrition

Easy and Healthy Home Cooking Recipe Contest

People's Choice - Territorial Winner 

The votes are in! Congratulations to the grand winner of the 2019 Easy and Healthy Recipe Contest, Priscilla Lepine from Fort Smith with her Soup From Scraps recipe!

We hope to see more great recipes from around the NWT in the upcoming years. 

View all 2019 regional winning recipes, including Priscilla's:

Celebrate Nutrition Month by sharing your favourite healthy recipe!

One winning recipe from each region (Beaufort Delta, Sahtu, Dehcho, Tłı̨chǫ, Fort Smith, Hay River, and Yellowknife) and one grand Territorial winner will be declared “Easy Home Cooking” champions.



Beaufort Delta

Sachs Harbour, Paulatuk, Tuktoyaktuk, Ulukhaktok, Inuvik, Fort McPherson, Tsiigehtchic, Aklavik


Norman Wells, Tulita, Deline, Fort Good Hope, Colville Lake


Fort Simpson, Fort Liard, Fort Providence, Jean Marie River, Wrigley, Sambaa K’e, Katlodeeche First Nation


Behchokǫ̀, Gameti, Whati, Wekweeti

Fort Smith

Fort Smith

Hay River

Hay River, Kakisa, Enterprise


Yellowknife, Dettah, N’dilo, Fort Resolution, Lutselk’e

Regional submissions are accepted until March 17, 2019 at 11:59 PM.

People's Choice votes are accepted until March 31, 2019 at 11:59 PM.


  • $100 grocery gift certificate awarded to one person from each of the 7 health regions – Beaufort Delta, Sahtu, Deh Cho, Tłı̨chǫ, Fort Smith, Hay River and Yellowknife regions.
  • One $200 grand prize grocery gift certificate based on online voting for “People’s Choice” award.