Your questions answered: How do you bring groceries into your home?

You’re not alone if you’ve been worrying about how to bring your groceries into your home safely. I’ve received a number of queries from readers. There’s currently a video by ...

Nutrition Month: More than Food – Handling stress eating

It’s hard to believe that it was just last month that I wrote about appetite regulation and how so many of us have lost our ability to know when we’re ...

Nutrition Month: Why you need to stash your devices at mealtime

We are indeed living in uncertain times and with this year’s Dietitians of Canada Nutrition Month theme of More than Food, it’s a perfect opportunity to get   back to ...


Roasted Cauliflower with Chickpeas and Pomegranate

Roasted cauliflower is indeed a favourite in many homes these days. Garnish ...

Thai Pumpkin Soup with Spiced Pumpkin Seeds

While tonight may be Halloween, don’t let it be the end of ...

Summer gardens’ last hurrah: Tomato and Roasted Garlic Farro

While you may be loving all that autumn has to offer – ...

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Nutrition Month: Healthy Eating is about More than Food

This year’s Dietitians of Canada Nutrition Month theme of More than Food certainly provides food for thought. It’s not just about what we eat but how we eat including how to enjoy food, the importance of eating meals together and how to cook more often by involving others in the planning and preparation of meals. […]

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Still eating raw sprouts? For health’s sake, it’s time to stop

  There has been yet another recall of sprouts – this time bean sprouts – due to possible contamination by salmonella. The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) recently issued a recall for Fresh Sprout International brand Fresh Bean Sprouts and warns consumers not to consume the recalled product due to possible Salmonella contamination. But the […]

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It’s buyer beware when it comes to nutritionists

Healthy eating advice is being hurled at you from all directions. So-called nutrition authorities seem to be coming out of the woodwork – actually more likely bombarding you electronically on your devices along with TV, radio and print media. Experts abound doling out advice on everything from how to shed that extra weight, eat clean, […]

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Raising a fork to the food we love and the people who produce it

    Today is Canada’s Agriculture Day – a day to celebrate Canadian agriculture and food. And celebrate we should as we live in a country where farmers are often the unsung heroes who work very hard to bring us wholesome, nutritious eats. When was the last time you met a farmer – or for […]

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Recapture your appetite regulation – here’s how

Somehow we’ve lost our way. Eating is no longer a simple matter. Ask a group of people about food choices and you’re bound to hear something about keto, low carb, intermittent fasting, flexitarian diets or weight loss. Sometimes the recommendations come with judgement – something none of us need or should be subjected to. It’s […]

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Whole In One: Complete, Healthy Meals in a Single Pot, Sheet Pan, Or Skillet – Loaded Potato Nachos

We live life in the fast lane. While it’s not always our choice to do so, nowadays it feels as though we’re constantly short on time. As a result, eating well can seem to be a difficult task. Figuring out what to eat, shopping, preparing the food and then lastly, cleaning it all up can […]

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A new decade- time for new habits

Did you make New Year’s resolutions yet again this year? Did you resolve to go low carb, keto, meatless or flexitarian? Unfortunately, many are intrigued by the latest magic promoted by some celebrity’s weight loss so that new regime may be part of your goal. But no matter what the choice of fare, you’re not […]

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Parents don’t turn off the TV just yet. Here’s why

How often do you hear that for their health’s sake, you need to switch off the TV or get your kids off their devices? Well, hold on – there may be some exceptions. A new study, published in the Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior, evaluated the impact on kids’ food choices following their watching […]

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