Tag Archives: Nutrition Month

This photo says it all

This sign is hanging in a small eatery in Siem Reap in Cambodia.  My daughter,  Alyssa Schwartz,  snapped this photo while she was there on assignment  (she’s a writer). You might look at it and think: well, of course food is an important part of a balanced diet. But if you really consider it, it’s […]

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Mini Freezer Meatballs

Just turn on the TV or listen to the radio and you will hear commercials telling you to put down your knife. They go on with advice about your screaming kids needing to eat now and why should they not have to wait for you to cook dinner. The message is clear: Don’t bother yourself […]

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Top five tips for planning a healthy menu

Enlightened eating doesn’t just magically happen. It does indeed take some effort. But on the other hand, it should not be a Herculean task to get healthy eats on the table. After all, that much stress does not contribute to your well-being. If you simply go with the flow, rather than with a plan,  you […]

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Nutrition Month: Do you struggle with meal preparation?

It’s mid-March and Dietitians of Canada’s National Nutrition Month continues. This year’s theme,  Best Food Forward: Plan Shop Cook Enjoy  is essentially a plan on grocery shopping. After all, it is the first step in preparing enlightened eats at home. But with life in the fast lane-  for example, long work hours or juggling various […]

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