Covid-19

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 […]
September 18, 2020

Meal planning tips for busy people

One of the biggest struggles that most of us face today is feeling overwhelmed by our lives. We’re so busy in our day of Zoom meetings, that the thought of making another decision around food and what to eat tips us over into overwhelm. Quick, convenient foods end up in […]
June 1, 2020

How to get back up after you have fallen: A summary of Dr Robyn Hanley Defoe’s webinar from the Dietitians of Canada National Conference held virtually

“We can do hard things… The practice of continuing to push forward, even when it is hard, is a choice…The difference between those who can keep getting up after adversity and those who struggle with it is knowing how to draw on this resource (resiliency) in times of need…” Dr […]
May 25, 2020

Back to basics: Transforming canned tuna into your new favourite quick meal!

When we feel stressed and overwhelmed, returning to basic cooking and food preparation can help you feel more in control. I wanted to share recipes that focus on healthful, simple pantry ingredients that taste great and are good for you. Today’s pantry staple? Canned tuna! Nutrition in tuna Tuna is […]
April 21, 2020

Roasted Tomato Soup

We are doing more pantry-cooking with 5 simple ingredients to create this yummy Roasted Tomato Soup. Serve with Grilled Cheese Croutons or a slice of fresh bread. 5 from 1 reviews Roasted Tomato Soup   Save Print Prep time 15 mins Cook time 30 mins Total time 45 mins   […]
April 2, 2020

5 Culprits in our Food Cravings

Are you finding that you are craving more carbohydrates these days? You aren’t alone. Based on the questions I am getting from clients and what I see happening on social media, food cravings are something we are all facing. In this post, I highlight 5 general culprits that lead us […]