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Yet another delish breakfast offering: Mushroom Spinach Frittata

Frittatas are a super breakfast or dinner option as they can be made ahead of time or eaten as leftovers, either warm or cold. This combination is  a super  way to start meeting your veggie requirements at your first meal of the day. xxx xxx Mushroom Spinach Frittata Makes 4 servings 1 tbsp (15 mL) […]

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Want to reap the rewards of breakfast? Here’s how

What’s on the menu is critical to reaping breakfast’s rewards. Having a high carb breakfast, especially one with mainly quickly digested carbohydrates – bagel with cream cheese, a monster muffin, toast, a sugar-laden instant breakfast bar or shake  or even just cereal and fruit –  won’t help you lay the foundation of healthy eating. Neither […]

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In the real tradition of Chanukah: Enlightened Potato Latkes (yes- baked latkes!)

I just don’t get it.  The miracle of Chanukah is that one day’s worth of oil lasted eight days. How does that translate into eating everything that is fried as a way to celebrate the festival? It simply doesn’t make sense to me. And it’s not because I’m a dietitian. When you consider what Jews […]

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Sensationalism at its finest: the egg-smoking study

For the past week, in my nutrition counselling practice, I have been inundated with questions about the wisdom of eating eggs. Why? As you likely know, eggs have been slammed in the media during the past week as a result of a so-called scientific study from the University of Western Ontario.  The investigation, which was […]

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