Your Mid-life Kitchen – What to eat

Posts in this category will focus on what to eat and more information about food.

January 24, 2018

What you eat matters to your bone health

As we grow older, there is more “wear and tear” on the “house” in which we live – our bodies. Literally, the bones of our house can get weaker, especially so in women. Osteoporosis or thin, weak and porous bones, has also been called the “silent thief” because it steals […]
September 5, 2017

Snack ideas for after-school sports (from parents living in the trenches)

As busy professionals, we juggle many balls – work, career, finances, our relationships, health, family needs as well as personal growth, fun and recreation. It’s the first week of September, and for many that means, in addition to new school routines, we are now also juggling after-school sports and activities. […]
June 27, 2017

Healthful snacks to pack on a road trip

Summer is here and that means road trips! Along with your suitcases, you will want to pack some snacks! Whether it is for your hunger or the unexpected road delay like excess traffic or road delays, packing your snacks helps you be prepared. What do Canadians want from their snacks? Healthy, convenient, easy, […]
May 24, 2017

Gluten-free pasta review

In the past, a gluten-free diet meant that individuals had to subsist on rice, quinoa, and more rice. However, the increased popularity of gluten-free diets have spurred innovators and producers to develop a larger variety of products. Today, there are numerous brands making gluten-free goods. Even gluten-free pasta can be […]
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 17, 2017

Vegetable alternatives to pasta and rice

Canadian adults spend an estimated 580 minutes or 9.7 hours each day in sedentary activities – we drive to work, sit most of our day while work, race home and then feel like we want to just relax for the evening. As we hit middle age, our lives get busier […]