Holidays

December 5, 2018

Healthy holiday eating tips: How to avoid the January lifestyle setback

If you are working on building a healthier lifestyle, the holiday season can feel overwhelming and tough. Just as you are building your confidence with your new habits – drinking less alcohol, adding more color to your plate, planning your snacks to manage your appetite, moving more – you come […]
June 25, 2018

3 Non alcoholic drinks to serve to your guests

Whether it is summer or winter, there seem to be all kinds of social events revolving around food and drink – BBQs, holiday parties, exhibitions and festivals like the Calgary Stampede, camping and of course, vacation. As you think about your social activities with family and friends, how will your […]
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! […]
November 30, 2017

How to keep your diet and lifestyle on track during the holidays

If you are in the middle of a diet and lifestyle renovation, you are already aware of how plan-ful and intentional your new choices are. You are designing some new behaviours, challenging your thinking style and self-talk, exploring how you use food in your life (for eating, for comfort, for […]
November 16, 2017

Pomegranate Citrus Cabbage Salad

If you are looking for a vegetable side-dish that is  brightly coloured and has some shelf-life, you are going to enjoy this Pomegranate Citrus Cabbage Salad. Cabbage is a cruciferous vegetable that is thought to have sulfur-containing compounds that help support our body’s detoxification system. It also has antioxidants and […]
August 23, 2017

This dietitian’s post-vacation grocery list to get back to healthful eating

If you are coming back from vacation, you will likely be coming home to an empty fridge. I recently came back from my summer vacation. While I was not starting from a totally empty pantry, I needed more fresh ingredients in my fridge plus a few regular household staples. As […]