In need of a bowl of comfort in the morning? This will hit that chocolate-y spot! We have tons of quinoa in the pantry (the bulk sale on them a couple years ago was too good to pass up..) but finding different ways to use it up has gotten tricky! Add your fav fruit to … Continue reading Nourishing Chocolate Quinoa Bowl
With this week being feeding tube awareness week, I thought I'd share a DELISH meal/dessert idea that is perfect for those who can eat orally AND for those who require meals via their feed tube. It's super easy - just stick all the ingredients into a blender and voila! For those eating orally, I would … Continue reading Apple Pie Smoothie Bowl (+ Blenderized Tube Feed)
The start of a new year can be exciting for some.. and overwhelming for others (*puts up hand because she’s stressin’*) I love the new year since it’s a reason to reflect on the past 365 days but it can be a bit anxiety driven trying to figure out how to improve for the coming … Continue reading A Dietitian’s Goals for 2019
As someone who is trying to eat more plant based, it has been difficult getting that "umami" or meaty flavour from plant options. This recipe definitely meets those needs! Using dried mushrooms, miso paste and rich plant flavours, you won't miss the meat! The broth is lighter and a cross between a miso and shoyu … Continue reading Easy Vegan Ramen
Let's just try not focusing on how it's the last week of August, how the weather is already cooling down and try relishing every last moment of Vancouver's (short) summer! As the dietitian in the family, I'm always trying to find ways to get more veggies into my family's tummies. With a large family picnic … Continue reading BBQ Vegetable Kebabs
When I say it's easy, it's so damn easy. For those of you who are like me that need quick meals ASAP, this will be your go to if you're a salmon lover. It has 3 ingredients in the marinade and works every time. Just need some soy, maple syrup and garlic! I like sticking … Continue reading The EASIEST 3 Ingredient Soy Maple Salmon
Weeknight meals can be the WORST when you're in a rush, haven't done much meal prep or are just plain ol' busy - I'm sure this is resonating with you since this SURE is what my past few weeks have looked like. One thing I usually keep in the pantry is a can of beans … Continue reading 4 Ingredient Crispy Chickpeas
If you've ever eaten a moussaka at a traditional Greek restaurant, you'll know how delicious it is! I've tried recreating my favourite moussakas a few times (with the first attempt being a total disaster..) but have finally perfected my recipe! There's something so hearty and comforting about a really good moussaka.. and with this chilly … Continue reading Vegetarian Greek Moussaka | Vegan Tips!
Feeling stumped on a plant based protein source, something to have alongside a Buddha bowl or on top of a salad? This recipe has got yo back. I've been trying to make more plant based food choices and tofu has definitely been one of the go-to's since it has a "meaty" texture while being nice … Continue reading Protein-Packed Tofu Sofrita
After more than 3 years on a surgical unit and almost 4 years working in the hospital, it's time to spice up my professional career and try something new! Although I'll still be a casual clinical dietitian in a hospital/for a health authority, my new full time role will be as an in-store dietitian with … Continue reading On to a new adventure!