Meal planning

February 1, 2018

California Prune Energy Bites

Love energy balls? Try this recipe for California Prune Energy Balls  (reprinted with permission from California Dried Plum Board) 5 from 1 reviews California Prune Energy Bites   Save Print Prep time 10 mins Total time 10 mins   Author: Energize Nutrition Recipe type: Snack Serves: 24 Ingredients ¾ cup almonds […]
January 21, 2018

Thai Curry Fish Cakes

Love fish cakes but hate how expensive they are? Me too! I created this recipe for Thai Curry Fish Cakes as part of an assignment while taking my Culinary Certificate. These fish cakes are tasty and a fun way to enjoy fish. To make this dish gluten free, I used […]
January 3, 2018

Steamed and Sautéed Carrots

We recently had friends over for a ham dinner. The menu was a cherry-lime glazed ham, a wheat berry barley salad with chick peas and feta (recipe from Dinner with Julie), mashed potatoes, broccoli and fruit salad. Our friends brought over a beautiful tray of these peeled carrots. I loved […]
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 […]
September 5, 2017

Snack ideas for after-school sports (from parents living in the trenches)

As busy professionals, we juggle many balls – work, career, finances, our relationships, health, family needs as well as personal growth, fun and recreation. It’s the first week of September, and for many that means, in addition to new school routines, we are now also juggling after-school sports and activities. […]
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 […]