Kristyn Hall

February 15, 2018

Is your social life sabotaging your weight goals?

Lunch with your girlfriend. Beer and chicken wings with the guys. Wine after work. Take out Friday night (you deserve it after the week you’ve had!). Date night Saturday night. Family brunch on Sunday. Getting together with family and friends are often connected with food – but could these social […]
February 8, 2018

Chocolate Fondue

I love chocolate.  It is my most sought after “treat”.  In preparation for Valentine’s Day, I wanted to share my favourite chocolate dessert: Chocolate Fondue. Chocolate Fondue – melted chocolate served in a communal pot, inviting the sharing of fondue dippers.  Shared food invites connecting conversations and good feelings.  And […]
February 1, 2018

California Prune Energy Bites

Love energy balls? Try this recipe for California Prune Energy Balls  (reprinted with permission from California Dried Plum Board) 5 from 1 reviews California Prune Energy Bites   Save Print Prep time 10 mins Total time 10 mins   Author: Energize Nutrition Recipe type: Snack Serves: 24 Ingredients ¾ cup almonds […]
January 24, 2018

What you eat matters to your bone health

As we grow older, there is more “wear and tear” on the “house” in which we live – our bodies. Literally, the bones of our house can get weaker, especially so in women. Osteoporosis or thin, weak and porous bones, has also been called the “silent thief” because it steals […]
January 21, 2018

Lemongrass Coconut Rice Pilaf

This is a flavourful way to spice up your everyday rice! A pilaf is simply rice that is cooked in a stock with spices and usually has added vegetables or meat. In this case, the rice is cooked in a flavour-infused coconut milk. The vegetables are celery and red pepper. […]
January 21, 2018

Avocado Lime Mint Dressing

I created this recipe for Avocado Lime Mint Dressing as part of my final assignment in culinary school.  This dressing is delicious over my Thai Curry Fish Cakes – and could also be enjoyed with chicken, and as part of a regular salad. 5 from 1 reviews Avocado Lime Mint […]