Recipe: Famous Bean Burritos

I’ve updated my famous bean burrito video recipe and you’re going to want to check it out! I added more detail including how to fold them. It has over 105 THOUSAND views on facebook and counting. They’re cheap, easy, fast, full of fiber and protein!

Tropical Fruit Salad

A quick visual aid on how to cut and prepare some less common fruits and turn them into a fruit salad as a side dish for a meal or as a snack. I’ll show you how to cut dragon fruit, apples, granadilla and prickly pears.

Recipe: Mini Curried Lentil Pies

I created a curried lentil burger and then decided to turn it into a mini glutenfree pie for meatless monday with my friend who has celiac disease. The lentil pie was such a huge hit I had to post an online recipe to share it.

Top this quick and easy homemade veggie burger with labneh and microgreens. A great way to have a meatless BBQ or Braai.
Check out my other gluten free and meatless recipes.

Recipe: Pea Pie Crust

I love pie crust but I hate making pastry. I love pie crust but store bought crusts give me heartburn. I want a healthy pie crust. The perfect solution for a quick, easy and healthy pie crust is made with peas! Try my dietitian approved pea pie crust.

Cheryl RD Weighs in on Juice Cleanses and Pasta

Cheryl is a Registered Dietitian who wanted to share her expert opinion on the excessive amounts of sugar in juice cleanses and why she loves pasta so much.

How can juice cleanses be helpful? They overload the body with excessive amounts of sugar while depriving it of protein and fat.

We took a moment to talk about the barriers to healthy eating and weight management. Her opinion was that part of the problem is related to sleep, time and stress management.

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Recipe: Bits and Bites

A cheerio and chex based bits and bites recipe for a sweet and savoury snack that hits the spot.

Info on how to make it gluten free is at the bottom of the post.

Fibre in a jar

A quick tip to share! Take a resealable jar and use a funnel to fill it with flax (seed) meal, oat bran and wheat germ. Shake well to mix. Keep it in reaching distance of your stovetop. Add your new fibre mix to stir fries that need thickening, soups, hot cereals and smoothies. You’ll be…

Tips and hints to help you deal with IBS

Tips for dealing with IBS from Calgary Registered Dietitian, Emma.

Read further to learn about FODMAPS, treating diarrhea and constipation as well as typical trigger foods for IBS and how to treat your IBS flare-ups.

Recipes and other links for extra information are provided.