Meal planning

October 29, 2018

Chicken Pot Pie Soup

Our family loves chicken pot pie – a creamy and comforting meal on a cool day. This  soup is a tasty way to get the flavours of chicken pot pie without the fuss or time to make and bake pastry or puff pastry. Remember that soup-making is a cooking method […]
September 13, 2018

Lunch box chili

This lunch-box chili recipe is a tasty alternative to sandwiches and wraps. It will warm your inside while giving your flavour and fuel. What’s even better is that you can some meal-prep on the weekend so that you have all your lunches made for the week ahead. This lunch-box chili is […]
August 27, 2018

Shocking findings about sodium that you need to know

Sodium is a mineral that is found in salt.  Called the leading preventable risk factor for death world-wide, you might wonder whether we need sodium at all?  Despite all that we hear about sodium in the news, our bodies do need sodium to control blood pressure and to help with […]
July 31, 2018

Is there such a thing as healthy ice cream?

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. Is there such a thing as healthy ice cream? Is frozen yogurt a healthier choice than ice cream? What about sherbet, […]
June 12, 2018

Feeling bored with what you eat? How to break free from a meal planning rut

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. Our day to day busy-ness often results in us eating the same rotation of meals over and over and over….Tacos, chicken, […]
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 […]