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.

Entrepreneur, Pharmacist and Politician- Norm Talks about Food and Participation

If you could tell the general public one message about food, nutrition or health what would you say?
I think the most significant thing I’d like people to know is that your health is in your hands to control. Each person needs to have an active level of participation in your own healthcare and your quality of life.
That ranges from the choices you make with consumption of food, types of food you eat, the level of exercise you participate in as well as your involvement and knowledge of your own body and health care treatment.
This means you need to be an active participant in collaboration with your healthcare team which could be your doctor, pharmacist, nurse, dietitian etc. You need to participate, for example, a person who has diabetes may have to participate more but everyone needs to participate on a level.

Make my low’ish carb lasagna tonight!

An easy recipe to follow for a professional tasting lasagna that doesn’t even have pasta in it.

You won’t miss lasagna noodles after you try this.

Serve it with homemade bruschetta.

In this recipe you’ll also find my secret pasta sauce recipe. The 2 tsp of sugar I add help take away some of the acidity from the tomatoes.

Flour free pancakes

A quick and easy healthy pancake recipe that is flourless and can be altered to be glutenfree. It’s fast, it’s easy and it tastes good, better yet it is a healthy pancake recipe too!
They are loaded with things that’ll keep you feeling full like fibre from the raspberries and protein from the oat bran and eggs.

Fish Cake recipe

A detailed recipe on how to make the best fish cakes ever with tips from the kitchen of a Registered Dietitian. These fishcakes are easy on the budget and make great leftovers, a perfect healthy fastfood! The general consensus of Alberta Government is that pregnant women should choose light tuna before white and albacore tuna as it contains less mercury. While pregnant it is also best to avoid other high mercury fishes such as shark, swordfish, orange roughy, marlin, and escolar.

Smoothies, do I or don’t I?

Smoothies are often touted as a ‘health food’ and I’d like to cover a few things to help people decide if your smoothies are really good for you or not. Good for you in a sense of achieving your goals and providing adequate nutrition. I can get my fruits and veggies– This can be very…

Recipe: Mexican skillet

Need a new dish to try or want to teach someone how to cook a fairly simple dish? Try this simple Mexican style skillet. It has only a few ingredients and only requires 1 pan to make it. I made it when we had no power or gas in our house with the camping stove!

Recipe: Fresh air popped popcorn

With just a paper bag, microwave, and kernels you can make a healthy snack. Place 2 tbsp popcorn kernels into 1 paper bag. Microwave* for 90-120 seconds (or popcorn setting), shaking every 30 seconds. Put in a bowl and enjoy. I like to top with a little melted butter and Mexican seasoning. Try topping with…