Food

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 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 […]
December 2, 2017

Dietitians share their Healthy Holiday Gift Ideas

We are officially in the Christmas and holiday season! If you are in the middle of a diet and lifestyle renovation, the holiday season can throw in new (and unanticipated) challenges to your lifestyle.  If you are looking for gift ideas that inspire health and wellness, I have you covered! […]
September 5, 2017

Snack ideas for after-school sports (from parents living in the trenches)

As busy professionals, we juggle many balls – work, career, finances, our relationships, health, family needs as well as personal growth, fun and recreation. It’s the first week of September, and for many that means, in addition to new school routines, we are now also juggling after-school sports and activities. […]
July 31, 2017

Not Your Grandma’s Bean Salad

If you are looking for a bright summer salad that is perfect for a backyard BBQ but that also doubles for a work-day lunch, you are going to love this recipe for bean salad! But this is not-your-grandma’s bean salad! It has a special surprise ingredient! AND…you can make this […]