My 6 Favourite On-The-Go Breakfasts!

I get that many people consider breakfast to be their least favourite meal of the day, and often do not eat it. Whether they aren’t hungry that early, don’t have the time, or don’t like breakfast food, there are many excuses that prevent people from eating what’s arguably the most important meal of the day.

Diet Culture And Our Relationship With Food

Having a positive relationship food is necessary for optimal physical and mental health. Yet many people today do not have this type of relationship. Why? For numerous reasons, a major one being diet culture and food trends.

Grocery Store Field Trip: educating children on healthy eating habits through a fun, hands-on experience

I recently had the opportunity to educate a grade 4 class about healthy eating for their age with a presentation and grocery store field trip. It was such a great experience, so wanted to share it with you!

5 Tips To Start 2017 On A Healthy Note

Happy New Year! I hope that you had a wonderful holiday season, filled with quality family time, delicious food, and lots of relaxation. I’m sure that most of us (including myself) are still feeling a little sluggish after the holidays and trying to find the motivation to get back into an old or start a new healthy routine.

Ingredient Swaps for Holiday Recipes

The holiday season is fully upon us and that means you have likely already attended a few parties, eaten a couple gingerbread cookies, and have been busy in the kitchen! Hosting a dinner or even preparing a potluck dish can be stressful having to accommodate every guest’s preferences and dietary restrictions.

What Does A Dietitian Eat In A Day?

I often get asked by clients and friends what I eat in a day. The truth is, I eat differently almost every day. I definitely have my go-to meals and snacks, but what I eat depends on what groceries I have at home, how busy my schedule is, if I'm working out, what I'm craving, the weather, and many other factors.

Tis the Season To Limit Coffee Shop Holiday Drinks

Ah, the magical time of the year where coffee shops switch out their boring cups for red ones, create a winter wonderland atmosphere, and convince us to spend $6 on a holiday drink. While a Peppermint Mocha or Eggnog Latte may be exactly what you crave during those cold December days to lift your holiday spirits, they can pack in a ton of extra empty calories, fat and sugar.

The Role of Nutrition in Running Performance

I’m just a few days away from running the Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Half Marathon with a fellow RD friend! All of our training, including early morning and evening runs, in the sweltering heat or cold rain, will be put to the test as we attempt to run 21km along Toronto’s lakeshore.

How To Have A Healthier Thanksgiving!

We are just a few days away from Thanksgiving, one of the most food-coma-inducing holidays of the year. So how do we enjoy this festive meal without over-indulging to the point of feeling ill, while maintaining healthy eating habits?

Avoiding The “Freshman 15”

It’s the beginning of September and that means back to school! Starting university can be an extremely exciting but stressful time. The good news: it is very possible to eat healthy and stay active while in school!