Over 50 years

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 #NutritionMonth

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 […]
February 20, 2018

Wheat berry Blueberry Lemon Salad

Lunch packing is made easier when you have a batch of a grainy salad in your fridge. Prepare a batch of wheatberries on the weekend and toss into this salad. Portion this salad out into small containers for a quick grab and go lunch that will make you the envy of […]
February 15, 2018

Is your social life sabotaging your weight goals?

Lunch with your girlfriend. Beer and chicken wings with the guys. Wine after work. Take out Friday night (you deserve it after the week you’ve had!). Date night Saturday night. Family brunch on Sunday. Getting together with family and friends are often connected with food – but could these social […]
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 […]