Health & Wellness

June 25, 2018

3 Non alcoholic drinks to serve to your guests this summer

Summer is here and with that comes all kinds of social events revolving around food and drink – BBQs, exhibitions and festivals like the Calgary Stampede, camping and of course, vacation. As you think about your summertime social activities with family and friends, how will your eating and drinking change […]
June 2, 2018

Cooking class participants strengthen their culinary muscles

This past month, the third cohort of seniors completed the senior’s healthy cooking program at the Wellness Kitchen at the South Health Campus. I asked participants what brought them to the program and what they were hoping to learn in the program. There were three main themes: Some participants had […]
April 10, 2018

A 20 minute meal idea for when you have no idea what make for dinner

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. It’s the end of the day and it’s been a long one!  You arrive home and all you feel like doing […]
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 26, 2018

5 ways to unlock the potential of food in your midlife #NutritionMonth2018

Frustrated with weight, feeling out of control with food, having poor energy, emotional eating, binge eating, not knowing what to eat, not knowing how to eat…eating “really good” during the day – but by the afternoon and evening you “blow it”. You have a tumultuous relationship with food. These are […]
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 […]