Weight management

May 29, 2019

9 questions to ask yourself when you do not reach your goal

Have you ever set a goal and not accomplished it? It isn’t the best feeling. Most people post only their successes on social media, which means that our social media feed is skewed full of other people’s awesome lives and successes while we wallow in our own shame storm of […]
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 […]
April 1, 2019

The process of accepting your changing midlife body stings

I just switched my closet from winter clothes to spring clothes and I have noticed that a few of my shirts are tighter and shorter…and it’s not my dryer! I have become “thicker” everywhere. I went out clothes shopping and am at that critical point where I am just on […]
March 5, 2019

Are you one of the 90% of Canadians who could benefit from up-scaling your snack?

If your body’s energy is like a cell phone, what percent battery life do you have by the end of the day? Many people are around 5-10% by the end of the day, leaving them with extremely low energy to do much more than flopping on the couch, about ready to […]
November 5, 2018

Midlife weight gain in women: what can you expect? What can you do about it?

On average, women gain about 1.5 pounds/year during their midlife. After menopause, many women find that their middle gets “thicker” as a result of where their body stores adipose (fat) tissue. As we go through life, our bodies change. Why do women gain weight in midlife? Midlife women are exposed […]
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 […]