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April 27, 2019

DIY Sweet Kale Salad with Hoisin Chicken and Red Lentils

I am a big fan of the Sweet Kale Salad kit. We go through 1-2 bags each week in our house because they make for an easy lunch entree: We throw a handful of the salad into a container and top with left over protein (like chicken, basa fish or […]
January 18, 2019

My Favourite Nutrition Resources

There are thousands of places you can go for quality nutrition information. In this post, I share with you some of my favourite nutrition, health, and cooking resources as well as healthy recipe sources.* Do you have a favourite resource not listed here? I’d love to hear from you! Food […]
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 […]
May 3, 2018

Crustless Spinach Quiche made in 5 minutes

If you are looking for a fast-to-make dinner, this recipe is for you! It takes 5 minutes to prepare, and can be made in one bowl! My colleague and friend, Melanie Ksienski, a Consulting Dietitian, contributed this recipe as part of a recent cooking class, offered through Wellspring Calgary, an organization […]
October 3, 2017

Vegetarian Chili

If you are interested in trying a vegetarian, plant-based meal, this Vegetarian Chili is a great recipe! It uses staple ingredients including onions, carrots, celery (staples for making soups, stews and chilis), as well as staple pantry ingredients such as canned tomatoes, tomato paste, canned beans, rice and spices. Remember, […]
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 […]