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July 31, 2017

Not Your Grandma’s Bean Salad

If you are looking for a bright summer salad that is perfect for a backyard BBQ but that also doubles for a work-day lunch, you are going to love this recipe for bean salad! But this is not-your-grandma’s bean salad! It has a special surprise ingredient! AND…you can make this […]
May 15, 2017

Gluten-free bar review: SoLo BarsGI®

It’s 2:30 PM. You’ve eaten all of your lunch, but you need an afternoon “pick-me-up.” All the vending machine carries is chips, candy and caffeinated soda. Anything you choose will satisfy you for the moment, but you’ll be starving by 4:30. What will you do? Enter the SoLo BarsGI®, a […]
April 19, 2017

Healthified Falafel

If you are looking to add in more vegetarian meals to your dinner repertoire, this recipe for falafel is for you! Throw the ingredients into a food processor, and then scoop out onto a parchment-lined baking sheet for a baked vegetarian patty. The addition of spices adds in flavour and another layer […]
February 27, 2017

5 Ways to Set Up a Good Breakfast Routine

Weekday mornings can be tricky when you’re in a rush to get out the door.  Getting a whole family dressed, fed, groomed and out the door to school on time is a set of time-sensitive tasks, where there is a strong relationship between the time left until school starts and […]
December 21, 2016

Lunch time pasta edamame salad

Struggling with workday lunches? You are not alone. Lunch is the meal where Canadians are most likely to eat out; 52% of Canadians find it challenging to manage portion size when they eat out. Whether you work inside or outside the home, having strategies to help get a nourishing lunch […]
December 21, 2016

Cinnamon roasted chick peas

If you are looking for a nutrient-rich snack that will help sustain your energy levels, try these roasted chick peas. When roasted, the chick peas become crunchy, almost like a nut or a crouton. I demonstrated how simple these snacks are to make at one of my cooking classes. People were […]