midlife nutrition

April 15, 2021

Tomato Olive Caper Sauce Recipe

This Tomato Olive Caper Sauce recipe is perfect for busy weeknights. It is fast to make and uses ingredients that you can keep in your kitchen as part of your healthy Midlife pantry. What makes this Tomato Olive Caper Sauce recipe “healthy”? Extra-virgin olive oil is an anti-inflammatory fat and […]
November 17, 2020

Fast food – Slowing down to speed up

Does this look like “fast food” to you? Sometimes you need to slow down in order to speed up. With so many activities being cancelled, most people’s lives have a different level of busy-ness than what they are used to. We may have more time at home, but our “surge […]
November 3, 2020

Nutrition during perimenopause: Is it time to renovate how you approach diet and lifestyle?

Peri-menopause is a time in a woman’s lives where her world is changing. The children in her life may be growing up. She may be questioning her career path. She may be craving new intellectual challenges. She may be exploring her life purpose and seeking more fulfilment. She is passionate […]
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 […]
June 22, 2020

What does 100 g of sugar look like relative to a 2000 kcal intake?

What does 100 g of sugar look like? I don’t mean sugar from a sugar bowl. I mean, what does 100 g of both added and naturally occurring sugar look like in food, relative to a 2000 kcal diet?   This was the focus of a recent virtual cooking workshop […]
June 22, 2020

Apple Poppyseed Coleslaw

Looking for an upgrade to your usual summertime salad? This recipe for Apple Poppyseed Coleslaw adds in satisfying crunch from the cabbage, carrots and green onions and a burst of sweetness from the apples. Cabbage is a vegetable that has staying power in your fridge. Include this on your weekly […]