nutrition

January 14, 2021

Thinking differently about your diet, nutrition and lifestyle goals will help you be more successful

After the year we all had in 2020, many of us have turned out attention to thinking about our future and how we want 2021 to be different. I’d like to help you be successful with your goals for this new year. In this post, I want to explain how […]
June 22, 2020

Asian Chicken Salad Bowls

This Asian Chicken Salad Bowl recipe is made for busy families! Because each person gets to build their own bowl, this recipe allows everyone to choose what goes into their bowl and helps to create a complaint-free meal. Think of recipes as a method, rather than as a set of […]
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 […]
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. […]
July 12, 2017

13 Ways to Reduce your Food Waste

Did you know that the average household generates 7-10 pounds of food waste per week? Did you know 53% of this waste is avoidable? Vegetables and fruits account for 50-60% of total food waste, followed by cereal and grains (13% of total food waste), meat and fish (8%), dairy and […]
February 6, 2017

Sharpening your culinary muscles: 9 Meal planning strategies for professionals

Recently, I have faced new challenges with feeding myself and my family. I work most days of the week, and I also have two kids in hockey and piano lessons which are scheduled over the time we would normally eat together. My evening schedule, whether it is spent working or […]