5 Easy Foods to Prep for the Week Ahead

5 Easy Foods to Prep for the Week Ahead

Last week I wrote a blog introducing a new concept that I like to call ‘partial meal prepping’. Think of it as batch cooking’s more updated sister. It involves some of the initial steps of batch cooking: planning the...

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Why We Should Stop Batch Cooking!

Why We Should Stop Batch Cooking!

Batch cooking is a fantastic time saver during the week, but I often hear patients say that they’re reluctant to batch cook.  Whether they don’t always feel like the particular meal planned for a particular night, or having the same thing...

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Asparagus & Sweet Potato Frittata

Asparagus & Sweet Potato Frittata

How amazing does this combination sound?  And with asparagus in season it makes for a nutritious and tasty combination. Serves 4 Takes 30 minutes Ingredients 300g sweet potato, diced into 3x3cm cubes 2 tsp extra virgin olive oil 4 eggs ½ cup low...

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Creamy Asparagus and Mushroom Pasta

Creamy Asparagus and Mushroom Pasta

Who doesn’t love pasta!  And even more when it’s combined with the yumminess of asparagus and mushrooms! This is an easy weeknight dinner loaded with the goodness of veggies and jam packed with flavour. Enjoy! Serves 4 Takes 30...

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Should I Choose Organic?

Should I Choose Organic?

The availability of organic foods has increased over the past few years, and now organic foods are more accessible than ever. With all of the fuss over them, are they really worth the hype? As a dietitian I’m often asked this question...

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Why Eat Seasonally?

Why Eat Seasonally?

‘Seasonal Eating’ is the concept of choosing your produce according to what’s in season at the time. Over the past decade this concept has become somewhat of a trend, but it was once the only way of eating for humans before...

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Asparagus Pesto

Asparagus Pesto

  Now that we are in spring Asparagus is in abundance and what better way to use it than in a fresh, bright and super tasty Pesto. Use as a dip, for a pasta sauce or as a salad dressing. It’s super easy to make and tastes amazing...

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3 Tips to Boost Your Fertility With Food

3  Tips to Boost Your Fertility With Food

When planning a pregnancy, a little-known but significant factor involved in successfully falling pregnant is what we eat. In fact, a Harvard study involving 17,000 female participants showed that when women made just 5 changes to their food...

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A Dietitian’s Surprising Advice This Easter

A Dietitian’s Surprising Advice This Easter

When you try to imagine what a ‘healthy Easter’ might look like, what do you envision? This is what most people might imagine a dietitian’s advice would be over Easter: “Limit yourself to one small egg each day, or two if it’s dark...

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5 Tips to Navigate Healthy Eating at Food Trucks

5 Tips to Navigate Healthy Eating at Food Trucks

Now that Mad March (or at least, our COVID-safe version of it!) is here, eating out tends to be a more frequent habit for many.  Oftentimes, that also means that we feel a little less on-track with our eating habits. Food truck and festival foods...

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