Over 40 Years

January 9, 2020

What is your one word or phrase that captures your intention for 2020?

Happy 2020! While there is nothing magical about the start of a new year, many people find January is like a clean slate – a chance to reflect on where you are in your life and where you want to go. Choosing a word or phrase to anchor you into […]
December 3, 2019

Creamy Butternut Squash Soup

If you are looking for a quick, weeknight meal, this soup is for you. It uses staple-ingredients that are great to have on-hand for weeknight cooking. It is kid-friendly, based on my sample size of 2 kids. 5 from 1 reviews Creamy Butternut Squash Soup with Fig Jam Swirl   […]
November 26, 2019

Should you try Intermittent Fasting?

Trigger warning – the following post has blatant diet and calorie talk as it explores Intermittent Fasting, a kind of dietary intervention.  If you or someone you know if struggling with their eating or relationship with food, or has a suspected eating disorder, please contact a regulated health professional or […]
November 13, 2019

Does oatmeal have enough protein for breakfast?

I am a big fan of oatmeal. As a whole grain, rich in fiber, oatmeal provides slow-release energy so you are fuelled for your morning. Does it provide enough protein? How much protein do we need each day? How much protein you need each day is based on how much […]
October 28, 2019

White chocolate berry power oatmeal

When foods taste great and are satisfying, you are likely to eat them again and again. This version of oatmeal is fast and flavour-fuel! 5 from 1 reviews White chocolate berry power oatmeal   Save Print Prep time 2 mins Cook time 10 mins Total time 12 mins   If […]
October 16, 2019

Processed Foods: Does your diet need an upgrade?

Data from the 2015 Canadian Community Health Survey found that almost half (48%) of the foods Canadians eat are from ultra-processed foods suggesting that many Canadians need an upgrade to their diet. Are you one of them? Almost all food is processed in some way. Food processing includes physical, biological […]