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!
After our trip to Spain, my partner was in love with muesli.. let's not discuss the many different kinds he tried and how many overpriced boxes of muesli he purchased when we got home. So it was a must that I learn how to make it when we came back from vacation. Little to my … Continue reading Muesli 101
Mum’s Zucchini and Sour Cream Curry
Do you have that meal that you whip up when you're in a pinch? Well, this is one of my go-to's. It was one (of many) FAV curries my mum would make when I lived at home. Ever since I started adulting/moved out, I make this curry dish since it's super easy and a delish … Continue reading Mum’s Zucchini and Sour Cream Curry
Hearty Chicken Soup (Instant Pot)
Anyone else feeling the winter chill and wanting to cuddle under the covers all day? I definitely am! Warm meals that are cozy and keep you toasty are our go-to's since we've been back from our Spain and Morocco trip. With Christmas only 6 days away, we're also opting for quick recipes that are tasty … Continue reading Hearty Chicken Soup (Instant Pot)
7 Ingredient Garlicy Rosemary Purple Yam Soup (V+GF)
Anyone else seen these in your supermarket but didn't know what it was? It's purple yam (also known to some as ube!) Not only is it very Instagram worthy but it's super yummy! It has a similar taste to yams but tougher texture. That being said, it's perfect taste and texture combo makes it a … Continue reading 7 Ingredient Garlicy Rosemary Purple Yam Soup (V+GF)
Creamy Homemade Greek Yogurt (Instant Pot)
So, I'm kinda sorta EXTREMELY in love with the Instant Pot. Right when we purchased it, so many different recipes came to mind. But the one that I was surprised by was making yogurt. I'm a bit of a hippy in the sense that I try to make all my basic foods at home (breads, … Continue reading Creamy Homemade Greek Yogurt (Instant Pot)
Pumpkin Spiced Pecan Cake
I know, I know, yet another PSL inspired dessert on the interwebs. But don't you worry, this bad girl was inspired by the leftover pumpkin puree I had in the fridge post Thanksgiving pumpkin cheesecake making! If you're needing a quick sweet fix without the crazy calories, this will be your go to for the … Continue reading Pumpkin Spiced Pecan Cake
15 Minute Spinach Tofu Scramble
I'm sure when you first saw this post, you were like "big deal, scrambled eggs, that ain't special." Well, this isn't your average scrambled eggs. It's actually tofu! I'm a bit of a fan girl of Erin Ireland and her delicious Insta-stories and have seen her make tofu scramble many times (and a non believer … Continue reading 15 Minute Spinach Tofu Scramble
Cheesy Polenta with Garlic Greens
The weather is cooling down here in Vancouver which means loading up on all those deliciously warm comfort foods we've avoided the past few toasty months! This one is no exception. Cheesy, garlicy and filling without all the guilty saturated fat and butter that's typical in a polenta recipe. As someone who loves polenta, I … Continue reading Cheesy Polenta with Garlic Greens
From Hospital to Home: Food is Medicine Too!
Did you know that 1 in 4 patients lose weight unintentionally when they leave a hospital which could lead to return visits? And that only 10% of patients leaving a hospital will see a Registered Dietitian in their community? For many patients, the transition to home from hospital can lead to increased vulnerability to malnutrition … Continue reading From Hospital to Home: Food is Medicine Too!