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Make this: Tuna and potato lunch bowl

Bowls are easy to prepare and packed with healthy foods that will keep you energized until dinner. Try making this one — recommended by our dietitian Ashley Mendes — for a lunch you’ll look forward to!

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Looking for lunch? Try building a bowl

Have you had a bowl for lunch this week? This popular dish is trending as the new go-to for a midday meal, offering a customizable approach that’s convenient and quick to prepare. You can get it ready the night before using leftovers and increase your vitamin intake by packing it with healthy foods including high-fibre foods […]

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How to eat your way to a healthy lifestyle

When we talk about health, many of us focus on being physical. Heading into any new year we see ‘more frequent exercise’ as one of the top goals, complete with a spike in gym memberships and class attendance. So why don’t we see results? The truth is that exercise is only a small part of […]

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Root-to-stem beets with quinoa and chickpeas

Ingredients Serves 4-6 Quinoa Chickpeas 1 tbsp olive oil ½ tsp ground cumin seeds ½ tsp ground tumeric 1 cup quinoa, well rinsed and drained 1 ½ cups water ½ tsp salt 1 1/4 cups shredded raw beets (about 1 medium-sized beet, rinsed and peeled) 1 to 2 tsp freshly squeezed lemon juice A pinch […]

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Food trends to embrace in 2017

By Fiona Bellefeuille, dietitian As a dietitian I am always a little apprehensive about what the latest food trends will bring.  Some foods– like kale and ancient grains – are easy to endorse, while others like bugs for breakfast and “bacon wrapped everything” are more challenging.  Looking ahead to 2017, let’s explore some of the predictions […]

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Immune-boosting soup

Load up on flu-fighting nutrients this winter by making this immune-boosting soup from our dietitian Fiona Bellefeuille. Enjoy! Ingredients 1 tbsp olive oil 1 onion, chopped finely 2 cloves garlic, minced 1 stalk celery, chopped finely 1 small bunch coriander 1 tsp cumin 4 cups low sodium stock (chicken or vegetable) 1 can chopped tomatoes 2 […]

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Grilled portobello and peach burgers

Its BBQ season! Try a new version of an old classic by going meatless at your next BBQ party with this delicious grilled portobello and peach burger. This recipe incorporates peaches which are a great source of vitamin C and fibre, fresh tomatoes that are high in lycopene and fresh herbs that not only add […]

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What’s for dinner? Zucchini noodles

Eat your greens this July! Try zucchini – instead of wheat noodles for 80 per cent fewer carbohydrates, or grilled as a healthy side at your next BBQ. Rapini (broccoli raab) is also in season – rich in vitamin A and C, calcium and potassium, it’s known to help with blood pressure control. It’s easy […]

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Local vegetables we love this month

One of the best things about spring is the fresh produce it brings in season. Asparagus and strawberries are just two of the fibre-rich foods you can find this month to include in salads and snacks, and if you live close to one of the many farmers’ markets in Toronto, you may even want to […]

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Quinoa Greek Salad

March is Nutrition Month so we’re sharing a hearty and healthy salad you can make ahead of time for a nutritious lunch. Ingredients 1 cup 1% milk 1/2 cup water 3/4 tsp dried oregano 1/4 tsp pepper 1 cup quinoa, rinsed 1 grated zest of one lemon 2 tbsp lemon juice 2 tomatoes, chopped 1 […]

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