Holidays

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 […]
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 […]
June 27, 2017

Healthful snacks to pack on a road trip

Summer is here and that means road trips! Along with your suitcases, you will want to pack some snacks! Whether it is for your hunger or the unexpected road delay like excess traffic or road delays, packing your snacks helps you be prepared. What do Canadians want from their snacks? Healthy, convenient, easy, […]