Eating Patterns

August 27, 2018

Shocking findings about sodium that you need to know

Sodium is a mineral that is found in salt.  Called the leading preventable risk factor for death world-wide, you might wonder whether we need sodium at all?  Despite all that we hear about sodium in the news, our bodies do need sodium to control blood pressure and to help with […]
July 31, 2018

Is there such a thing as healthy ice cream?

Thank you to my friends at Alberta Milk for partnering with me to bring you this sponsored blog post, helping you energize your nutrition, one bite at a time. Is there such a thing as healthy ice cream? Is frozen yogurt a healthier choice than ice cream? What about sherbet, […]
June 2, 2018

Outsource some of your meal preparation with meal services

Are you too busy to cook your own meals? Find yourself stopping at the drive-through for a quick meal solution? Want your meals to look like this? But find they look like this? We all have our own barriers to meal preparation. You’re feeling over-whelmed with your kid’s activities. You […]
March 13, 2018

A meal planning strategy that works: How to make one meal that satisfies everyone in the family

Thank you to my friends at Alberta Milk for partnering with me to bring you this sponsored blog post, helping you energize your nutrition, one bite at a time. You’re busy, you’re tired, you’re well-informed of the importance of nutritious foods, you’re trying to keep your family healthy, you’re trying […]
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 […]
January 3, 2018

Steamed and Sautéed Carrots

We recently had friends over for a ham dinner. The menu was a cherry-lime glazed ham, a wheat berry barley salad with chick peas and feta (recipe from Dinner with Julie), mashed potatoes, broccoli and fruit salad. Our friends brought over a beautiful tray of these peeled carrots. I loved […]