Midlife miscellaneous

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 […]
June 25, 2018

3 Non alcoholic drinks to serve to your guests

Whether it is summer or winter, there seem to be all kinds of social events revolving around food and drink – BBQs, holiday parties, exhibitions and festivals like the Calgary Stampede, camping and of course, vacation. As you think about your social activities with family and friends, how will your […]
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! […]
July 19, 2017

Cooking with whole grains cheat sheet

What foods are rich in nutrients, phytonutrients, antioxidants, have a lower glycemic index, and may help protect against cancer, cardiovascular disease, diabetes and obesity? Whole grains! Whole grains include the whole kernel of the grain – be it wheat, rye, barley, rice, quinoa, rye and so on. Having trouble imagining […]
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 […]
December 6, 2016

Holiday gift ideas that inspire health

Stuck for gift ideas for that hard-to-buy-for person on your list? Why not give a gift that inspires vitality and wellness? Here are four gift ideas that will inspire health: The gift of an experience. What do you get someone who has everything? How about an experience? For example, I […]