Nutrition Month 2016 // Week 2


Dietitians are food and nutrition experts who can help you boost the quality of your food choices. Here are a few of their real-life tips: Add cooked lentils to your ground meat mixtures for more fibre. Bonus: your meat will go farther and that saves money, too! Purée cooked white […]

BONUS WEEK 2: DIETITIAN PRO TIPS


There are lots of simple ways to cook healthy without sacrificing taste. Try these tips to add flavour to meals: Add pizzazz to plain grains and pulses by cooking barley, brown rice or lentils in low- sodium broth. Stir 1⁄2 to 1 cup of canned pumpkin or mashed sweet potato […]

Clever cooking! Flavour food with tangy citrus, fresh herbs and ...



Nourishing snacks satisfy hunger between meals. To stay energized and satisfied, snack smart with small, portions of nutrient-rich foods. Treat your tastebuds with these good-for-you snacks: Fresh veggies + garlicky black bean dip A crisp apple + a couple pieces of tangy old cheddar cheese Crunchy roasted chickpeas + a […]

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Your best choice for quenching thirst? Water! Add zing with mint, berries or citrus wedges. Carry a water bottle and keep it fresh all day. Swap your sip with these tips: Choose fizzy water with a tangy citrus twist instead of sugary pop. Like a latte? Filled with nutrient-rich, hydrating […]

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Packing lunch is a healthy, budget-friendly habit. Keep it simple: reinvent “planned extra” leftovers for a lunch that’s way better than the food court. Try these tasty ideas:  Cook extra chicken for dinner. For lunch, wrap chicken in soft tacos, with crunchy cabbage and shredded carrots, a sprinkle of feta […]

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When it comes to food choices, quality counts. Nourishing foods promote health and can help you feel your best. Take small steps to bump up the quality of your meals and snacks: get clever with cooking, swap in nutrient-rich choices and enjoy deliciously healthy foods. Here are some tips to […]

Jump-start your day! Power through your morning by eating a ...