midlife wellness

November 3, 2021

Having trouble with your portion sizes? There is more to your appetite than your will power

Are you having trouble controlling your portion sizes and how much you eat? Do you limit your portions in the day but then overeat later at night? Do you play a daily hoarding game where you try to limit the amount of food you consume, only to end up overeating […]
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 3, 2020

Nutrition in peri-menopause & midlife: Is it time to renovate your approach?

Nutrition in peri-menopause & midlife: Is it time to renovate your approach? Peri-menopause and mid-life 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. […]
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 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 […]
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   […]