Yearly Archives: 2017


Dairy free morning glory shake


I prefer to eat my calories rather than drinks them- I find chewing my food more satisfying than sipping it! That said, many people find shakes and smoothies a convenient way to enjoy breakfast on the go. The trouble is, that pureeing foods makes it harder to visualize your calories and how many of them […]

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Summer Quinoa Salad


I hate the winter but I LOVE winter food. Soups and stews are my all time favourite. But sometimes when its 8 degrees Celsius in December in Toronto, curling up under a blanket with a warm stew doesn’t seem quite so appropriate. While the sun is shining in my window, I’m going to enjoy some […]

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Milking it for all it’s worth


http://www.ctvnews.ca/health/plant-based-drinks-shouldn-t-be-main-beverage-for-young-kids-experts-1.3668565 Fairly often I receive the question from parents about what “milks” to introduce to their children when transitioning from formula or breast milk. Health Canada and the Canadian Paedeatric Society recommend the introduction of 500ml of 3.25% Cow’s milk to children under the age of two. Cow’s milk not only provides 300 mg calcium […]

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Roasted Cauliflower with Tahini and Parsley


I LOVE cauliflower. I could eat it all day and enjoy it in soups, stir fries, you name it! I make roasted cauliflower on a weekly basis but this week wanted to change it up a bit! Enter tahini, one of my favourite condiments. It’s creamy and rich tasting and is an underrated nutrition powerhouse. […]

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Peanuts for your peanut


New NIAD guidelines recommend introducing peanuts to your little one earlier than ever before (exact timing depends on your kiddo’s risk of developing allergy). But just to be clear, just because peanuts are safe from an ALLERGY perspective DOES NOT mean that peanuts are safe for kids under one as they pose a choking risk. […]

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I Dair-e you to go dairy free


It’s been a while since my last blog post, mostly since my every waking minute nowadays is spent looking after my five month old twins, but my experience in the past few months made me think it was time for another! Being a dietitian in addition to¬†suffering from gastrointestinal issues all my life has made […]

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