The holidays can sometimes feel like a diet disaster. For some, even thinking about all of the tasty food the Christmas season brings can stir up all kinds of negative feelings, sending anxiety and send stress levels through the roof. Between the Christmas parties, baking, and boxes of treats taking up just about every visible … More A Dietitian’s Tips for Making the Most of Holiday Eating
Some people just love taking all the fun out of ‘fun size’…
May 2019 Update: Since I officially passed the 1 year anniversary of my new website and blog, I’ve been digging through some of my earliest posts and giving them a little update. Carbohydrates have continued to be a consistently hot topic since I originally wrote about them last year, so I decided to revisit the … More The Truth About Carbs
This post was originally published in March of 2018, but recent advances in the literature regarding dietary fibre and our health made me re-visit this topic for an update! There has also been some debate regarding the benefits of dietary fibre from the low carb/no carb diet crowd, so I think it’s worth addressing what … More Fruits and Vegetables….What’s So Great About Them Anyway?
Travelling is definitely at the top of my list of favourite things to do. Camping, road trips, or getting away from the freezing temperatures in Winnipeg for a hot holiday, going on vacation is the best.
Originally published November 2017 Updated September 19, 2018 Well, its been almost a year since my original post about the Ketogenic diet, and what an interesting year it has been for this particular trend!
For a long time now nutrition science has supported the notion that we should be eating more plants. Plant foods include fruits, vegetables, grains, legumes, beans, nuts, and seeds.
When it comes to quick and delicious weeknight dinners, noodle bowls are definitely at the top of my list. There are endless combinations of ingredients and flavours- you can make a completely new dish every time! The best part is that you can usually whip these up with ingredients you probably already have on hand, … More Thai Coconut Curry Noodle Bowls
A few weeks ago while out grocery shopping a new product caught my eye. CoolWay ice cream (technically there’s no cream in the stuff so it’s called a frozen dessert, but you catch my drift). Boasts 320 calories per container, and a whopping 24 grams of protein. As I’ve said before in my post about … More What Your Dietitian Really Thinks About High Protein Ice Cream
Is there anything more exciting that some REALLY awesome homemade guacamole? I mean, the store bought stuff is okay, but fresh, REAL homemade guac just can’t be beat. I made this for a party recently and everyone was absolutely raving about it! The best part about making homemade guac is that it takes no time … More Recipe: The Best Fresh Guacamole Ever