Meal planning

March 4, 2020

Marinated Baked Tofu

I always joke with clients that I am not here to sell you tofu. But it is a less expensive plant protein that, when cooked properly, can be fast and takes on the flavour of whatever you cook it with. If you can cook chicken, you can cook tofu. In this […]
March 3, 2020

Chocolate dipped dried apricots and plums

Ever get a 3 pm craving for something sweet? I do. This was a snack that was offered at a recent health and cooking conference I attended, called Healthy Kitchens Healthy Lives. This snack uses two ingredients: dried fruit and melted dark chocolate.  In this recipe, I used dried apricots […]
November 13, 2019

Does oatmeal have enough protein for breakfast?

I am a big fan of oatmeal. As a whole grain, rich in fiber, oatmeal provides slow-release energy so you are fuelled for your morning. Does it provide enough protein? How much protein do we need each day? How much protein you need each day is based on how much […]
February 15, 2019

Should you use a meal kit service? My meal kit review

We’ve all been there. It’s 5 pm and there’s nothing organized for supper. We’re over-whelmed with work and home life. Maybe we’re tired of planning and organizing meals, or we’re resentful that we don’t have the help we need. Am I the only one who can’t get my sh*t together? We […]
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 […]
August 27, 2018

Shocking findings about sodium that you need to know

Sodium is a mineral that is found in salt.  Called the leading preventable risk factor for death world-wide, you might wonder whether we need sodium at all?  Despite all that we hear about sodium in the news, our bodies do need sodium to control blood pressure and to help with […]