Healthy Bites

Spending time outdoors and getting your hands dirty in the soil can play a big role in improving your health. Here are 5 ways gardening can improve your mental health.  1. Boost gut health. Working with soil can even make us happier.  Research shows that......

Ramadan Mubarak! Last year, I received a lot of feedback that because of the pandemic, many of you used the holy month of Ramadan to help focus on your health goals. Sadly, we are in the same situation this year. Even though we will not......

If you are looking to balance blood sugar and reduce insulin resistance, it’s important to aim for high protein meal choices – ideally a minimum of 20 grams of protein at your first meal. Cereal tends to be high in carbohydrates as cereal grains are......

Sugar cravings can be very hard to resist. As I dietitian I struggle with this at times and many of my clients do as well. Firstly, please don’t deprive yourself and don’t beat yourself up if you “give in” to a craving. Instead, focus on......

This post is sponsored by Stonyfield Canada I can’t believe a new school year is right around the corner. Whether you are planning to send your kids to school or continue virtual learning – kids will need healthy snacks! The right foods can increase energy,......

Air fryers are definitely having a moment. Even though this kitchen appliance has been around for a number of years, their popularity has recently increased pretty meaningfully. I have been using my air fryer for a few years now and to be honest, I wasn’t......

I think I can safely say that everyone’s life has been impacted by the coronavirus.  Everything has changed – the way we work, the way we school, and the way we interact with our friends and family – FaceTime anyone? One of the only reasons......

In an effort to stay home as much as possible and to minimize the number of grocery runs I have to do- I have stocked up on a good number of shelf-stable snacks. Since we are home ALL day every day – having snacks on......

How Intermittent Fasting can Improve Your Overall Health Over the past year, one of the most frequent questions I have been asked is on intermittent fasting (IF). IF has become a popular trend – in fact, it was the top trending Google search term in......

Coping with anxiety can be a challenge and often requires making lifestyle changes. There aren’t any diet changes that can cure anxiety, but watching what you eat can make a profound impact in easing anxiety. In this webinar, you will learn what the current research......

How many times have you gone to the grocery store to pick up 1 or 2 things and left with much more? It is so easy to overspend. We all know that eating healthy has many great benefits. Unfortunately, eating well can be costly. Here......

Eating well and travelling can naturally co-exist! Being out of your normal routine can be difficult to keep up your regular eating habits. Breakfast buffets, airport food, restaurant dining, disrupted sleep patterns, and not having the means to prepare your own food can all contribute......

The holy month of Ramadan is a month of dedication and self-discipline. Muslims worldwide abstain from eating and drinking from sunrise to sunset for 30 days. However, Ramadan is more than staying away from just food and drink; it is a source of purification for......

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Keeping our blood sugars in check is not only important for those living with diabetes; we should all strive to keep our blood sugars balanced! Having steady blood sugars prevents the highs and lows associated with blood sugar spikes. Eating foods with a quick energy......