Over 50 years

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 […]
January 1, 2018

The problem with New Year’s resolutions

According to the Oxford dictionary, a resolution is “a firm decision to do or not to do something, the quality of being determined or resolute, the action of solving a problem”.  It is traditional to set resolutions at New Year’s, and usually focuses on starting or stopping some behavior to […]
December 2, 2017

Dietitians share their Healthy Holiday Gift Ideas

We are officially in the Christmas and holiday season! If you are in the middle of a diet and lifestyle renovation, the holiday season can throw in new (and unanticipated) challenges to your lifestyle.  If you are looking for gift ideas that inspire health and wellness, I have you covered! […]
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 […]
October 23, 2017

Stop focusing on what is wrong with your diet and lifestyle. Do this instead.

One of the things I love about my job as a nutritionist and dietitian is that I get to help men and women in their 40’s and 50’s use nutrition therapy to get them have more energy, health and vitality. I feel a sense of optimism and excitement when we […]
September 11, 2017
11 Reasons why losing weight in midlife is hard

11 Reasons why losing weight in midlife is hard

Mid-life is one of the busiest and most-demanding times of our lives. We are growing our career, raising our families, caring for our aging parents, trying to nurture relationships (or making a gut-wrenching decision of ending a relationship), managing our finances and spending, while trying to take care of ourselves […]