Calgary

December 11, 2020

Lunch ideas for when you are in Zoom meetings all day

Recently, I spent the day in online appointments. My sessions were stacked back-to-back, starting at 7:30am. I ate breakfast, came to my office with a cup of coffee, a glass of water in hand and got started. By noon, I was ready for lunch but had nothing organized or prepared. […]
November 27, 2020

Basic self-care strategies to help you get through the Covid-holiday season + contest

After this week’s announcement in Alberta about further lockdown, I am feeling empty and lost for inspiration. We’re all living through a tornado of polarized opinions. The tension is thick. And during a season where we naturally gravitate toward each other, we are unable to do something as simple as […]
October 29, 2020

So your body has changed in midlife…now what?

Midlife is a time of change. Our hair, our skin, our bodies don’t work as well as they used to. From vague annoyances like heartburn or poor sleep quality, to more significant disappointments like injuries, fatigue, chronic illness or mental illness… our chaotic nutrition and lifestyle no longer optimally supports […]
December 3, 2019

Creamy Butternut Squash Soup

If you are looking for a quick, weeknight meal, this soup is for you. It uses staple-ingredients that are great to have on-hand for weeknight cooking. It is kid-friendly, based on my sample size of 2 kids. 5 from 1 reviews Creamy Butternut Squash Soup with Fig Jam Swirl   […]
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 […]
October 16, 2019

Processed Foods: Does your diet need an upgrade?

Data from the 2015 Canadian Community Health Survey found that almost half (48%) of the foods Canadians eat are from ultra-processed foods suggesting that many Canadians need an upgrade to their diet. Are you one of them? Almost all food is processed in some way. Food processing includes physical, biological […]