Holidays

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, […]
June 15, 2017

How to maintain your diet and lifestyle on the weekends Part 1

You work so hard during the week. You are committed, diligent and focused on achieving your diet and lifestyle goals. Then the weekend comes along, and things seem to fall apart. This is a common frustration I hear from my clients. Sound familiar? During the week, we tend to have […]
April 4, 2017

Is it possible to live healthfully while on vacation?

Vacations and time away from day-to-day work can be rejuvenating to your mind and body. But if you are in the active process of a lifestyle change, vacations can be tricky to navigate. New food environments, different food cues, different “tools” available for eating well, a new environment in which […]
February 13, 2017

9 Ways to eat mindfully on Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day is right around the corner, and for many, can be a day of indulgence. Whether it is the cookies, candy, cupcakes, chocolate, or that savoury dish at dinner, Valentine’s Day, like many holidays can be centred around food and wine. Have you ever been culprit to eating a […]