Nutrition Tips and Healthy Recipes

Massaged Citrus Kale Salad

I made this recipe as part of a cooking demo for a Nutrition and Exercise Symposium with the Arthritis Society on March 18, 2017. The key to making kale taste great is to massage it! Doing so takes it from tough and bitter to softer and more flavourful. The great...

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Sweet Potato Nachos

Sweet potatoes are a great alternative to chips! Cut back on the fat and sodium content while still enjoying the flavours of nachos. Keep the skin on for even more fibre. These nachos make a great healthier party snack or dinner. Ingredients: For sweet potatoes: 2...

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11 Superfoods for Athletes

“Proper nutrition won’t make an average athlete elite, but poor nutrition will make an elite athlete average” A varied diet of mostly whole and minimally processed foods is essential for any athlete. Nutrients should come from food first, not supplements. I use...

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Blending or Juicing – Which is Healthier?

A few questions I commonly get from clients in my practice are: What is the difference between blending and juicing? Is juice a healthy way to get more fruits and vegetables? What should I put in my smoothies? Many of us need to have more fruits and vegetables but...

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