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July 27, 2017

Black bean pasta? Absolutely. It's an easy way to up your fibre, protein and iron intake. It makes for a delicious meal for people with celiac disease and/or vegetarian. Try it out and let me know what you think!

 Recipe serves four.


1 tbsp olive oil

1c corn k...

January 16, 2017

Ring the alarm and hide your lunch bags - the food police are coming. What else do people call dietitians? Truth is, I am just like you. There are some days where vegetables and physical activity are my best friends, and then there are other days where I couldn’t run f...

May 26, 2016

It’s that time again where chocolate has never tasted more delicious, where Miss Vickie’s Sea Salt and Malt Vinegar chips have never screamed your name louder, where an empty box of Kleenex stands next to your couch after finishing an episode of Grey’s Anatomy, and whe...

February 26, 2016

…I got all my sisters with me!  What on earth am I talking about? I’m referring to sugar and its’ well disguised relatives. You know, the ones that are well dressed and hidden in the crowd (i.e. ingredient list). Sugar can be categorized into two groups - natural and a...

December 1, 2015

Besides well marketing the 1990s commercials, to show us the power of repetition through the slogan “what do you mean barq’s has bite?”, this American soft drink company was definitely onto something. Bark does have bite. To be clear though, not all bark is the sa...

September 15, 2015

Literally. Load up your plate with different coloured vegetables (at least one dark green and one orange) and fruits to meet your nutrient needs. A diet rich in various vegetables and fruits 'does your body good.’ In fact consistent intake of vegetables and fruit may h...

September 15, 2015

Black bean brownies - Lose the guilt, not the pleasure.


What do you mean these brownies have black beans? Why would you make such a change to something that is so delicious? The answer is simple. I have nephews and this is an easy way to make a snack, or dessert, more...

September 15, 2015

Everything tastes better in a mason jar – even your daily salads. Before we go through how to pack a perfect salad jar, I just wanted to point out that the jars in the picture above are merely an example of how colourful salad jars can be – not how salad jars should be...

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