Well, the baby started crawling a few weeks ago and I suddenly find myself with a lot less time to get things done. Man, they move quick! I’ve had to change most of my routine as a result. Just when I thought I had it all figured out too (rookie mistake, I know). Since the… Continue reading Spinach Mango Smoothie
September is here! The kids are back in school and whether you’re a parent or not, the day after Labour Day is typically seen as the end of summer vacation – a time for everyone to get back into their routine. To help you get back into your routine, I’ve rounded up five recipes that… Continue reading 5 Back-to-School Recipes
Happy Dietitians Day! March is Nutrition Month and today is Dietitians Day in Canada. In honour of the day, I’ve rounded up a few fabulous dietitians from around the province of British Columbia to follow on Instagram (click the name to get to their profile). I’ve also included my favourite recipes from each of them.… Continue reading Happy Dietitians Day: 7 Dietitians to Follow (and Their Best Recipes)
This year Nutrition Month is all about unlocking the potential of food: to fuel, discover, prevent, heal, and bring us together. This week’s post focuses on small changes you can make for optimal health that may help you reduce your risk of some chronic diseases. Three Eating Patterns for Optimal Health While there are many… Continue reading Eating Patterns for Optimal Health: Small Changes You Can Make Today
Update: This was one of the most popular recipes from my previous site, Mel’s Food Blog. I’ve re-tested and re-shot it and it stands as is. Try a bit less milk and frozen banana to make this into a smoothie bowl. I love smoothies for breakfast – they’re quick, easy, and can be packed full… Continue reading Spiced Chocolate Smoothie
About a month ago I finally got around to getting my haircut. This is a big deal being a new mom and it was the first time I’ve been to a salon in over a year. While I was waiting for my appointment, I noticed something different about the lobby of the salon since the last… Continue reading Collagen Supplements: Are They Worth the Hype?
The sun may be shining here in Vancouver, but the air sure is cold! Comfort foods have become a mainstay as of late, so I thought I would highlight a hearty green that will make a nutritious addition to your soups and stews. This week’s Fresh Pick is chard.