Over 50 years

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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
June 2, 2018

Outsource some of your meal preparation with meal services

Are you too busy to cook your own meals? Find yourself stopping at the drive-through for a quick meal solution? Want your meals to look like this? But find they look like this? We all have our own barriers to meal preparation. You’re feeling over-whelmed with your kid’s activities. You […]
February 26, 2018

5 ways to unlock the potential of food in your midlife #NutritionMonth2018

Frustrated with weight, feeling out of control with food, having poor energy, emotional eating, binge eating, not knowing what to eat, not knowing how to eat…eating “really good” during the day – but by the afternoon and evening you “blow it”. You have a tumultuous relationship with food. These are […]