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Milk & Milk Alternatives: The Nutrition

Milk & Milk Alternatives: The Nutrition

In the last few years, non-dairy milk alternatives have been rising in popularity. There are so many options on the market these days and it can be totally overwhelming when choosing the best option for you. Today I’m breaking down the nutrition profiles of some […]

Chewy Oatmeal Cookies (Vegan, Whole Grain)

Chewy Oatmeal Cookies (Vegan, Whole Grain)

I don’t think there’s a cookie as underrated as the oatmeal cookie. Slightly crisp on the outside but perfectly chewy on the inside, I’m always reminded why I love a good oatmeal cookie whenever I bake them. Personally, I’ll eat cookie or two with a […]

Workplace Wellness 101

Workplace Wellness 101

I recently had the opportunity to speak on a panel at a corporate wellness event in Halifax. While I was a speaker at the event, I also learned some things and took home some important messages. So I figured I’d combine these with some of […]

Whole Grain Banana Chocolate Chip Muffins

Whole Grain Banana Chocolate Chip Muffins

Hello all! Today I’m sharing one of my favourite, easy recipes that kinda make me feel like a kid again. Banana Chocolate Chip Muffins! Growing up, my mom made the best Banana Chocolate Chip Muffins. Often times, she would make them first thing in the […]

5 Easy Breakfast Ideas to Fuel Your Day

5 Easy Breakfast Ideas to Fuel Your Day

Hands down breakfast is my favourite meal of the day. This could have something to do with the fact that I adore food so when I haven’t eaten in 8+ hours overnight it sure feels like a treat to break that fast! While I’m a […]

Dietitian vs. Nutritionist – Is There a Difference?

Dietitian vs. Nutritionist – Is There a Difference?

I recently posted a lengthy response to people asking me if I think they should make a career change to become a Registered Dietitian. I get that question a lot. Another question I encounter frequently online and in my work is along the lines of  “So […]

Why I’m not a Fan of “Diet” Ice Cream

Why I’m not a Fan of “Diet” Ice Cream

There was a time in my life when I would have done anything to try a pint of Arctic Zero or Halo Top Creamery brand ice cream. Back when I too thought healthy meant weighing less, low-calorie, or made with “clean” ingredients. Around that same […]

Becoming a Registered Dietitian: What You Should Know

Becoming a Registered Dietitian: What You Should Know

One of the most frequent questions I’ve received over the years on my path to becoming a dietitian goes a little something like this: “I’ve become really interested in food/nutrition/health and I’m thinking about switching my major/going back to school to become a Registered Dietitian. […]