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Planning a Budget-Friendly Holiday Menu

December 22nd, 2016

The holidays are here and if you’re like me you can’t wait to enjoy a feast of family favourites. The dishes I most enjoy are not only delicious and nutritious, but also budget-friendly. It’s not Christmas without my Grandmother’s Partridgeberry-Apple Salad or Mom’s Butternut Squash Gratin. What’s your favourite holiday dish? Please share, on Twitter: […]

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Eat to Glow

June 21st, 2016

Summer’s here and healthy skin is in. Check out today’s CTV Edmonton Morning Live segment for tips and recipes to nourish your best skin. Feature Recipes: Chile-Lime Watermelon Wedges Rich in lycopene, vitamin C  & H20. Ingredients: Seedless watermelon Chipotle spice, or chile blend of choice Sea salt Cilantro, optional Freshly grated lime zest & […]

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Eating for Two?

February 17th, 2016

Once you find out you’re pregnant, you’re likely to become more mindful of your food & nutrition choices. And, expectant moms, everywhere, aim to provide their bundle-of-joy everything needed to grow & thrive. However, it’s not as simple as “eating for two ” and there’s a lot of misinformation out there. Given I’m pregnant with […]

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The Scoop on Protein Powder

May 30th, 2015

I had a great time with the Breakfast Television Edmonton crew this week. Bridget and I dished the scoop on protein powders. If you’re looking for a few quick tips and recipe ideas check out the segment here. Whether you’re an elite athlete or fitness enthusiast, protein is an essential building block for good health. […]

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Expand Your Protein Pantry

May 30th, 2015

More than Just Meat: Higher-protein diets continue to be on trend. Traditionally when protein comes to mind, we often think meat, fish, eggs and dairy. However, taking stock of plant-based proteins is a great way to add more protein, and protein diversity to your menu. A plant-based diet is associated with a lower risk of […]

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No Regret Vinaigrette

May 30th, 2015

Hey there! This week we I had a great time talking Probiotics with the Breakfast Television crew. I featured a lot of probiotic-rich foods with a particular focus on yogurt. Personally I’m yogurt fan. I enjoy it as a snack, and also as a protein booster in dips, sauces, shakes and baked goods. And, now […]

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Brighten-Up Breakfast

May 30th, 2015

It was a warm and friendly crowd at the Home + Garden Show today.   The Cooking Stage was bright and bold with flavour and a host of interesting characters. It was a pleasure to present, “Brighten-Up Breakfast,” three quick & easy veggie-infused breakfasts! If you were in attendance, thanks again for coming out. For […]

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A Date with Fitness…

January 22nd, 2015

This Friday on Breakfast Television Edmonton, it’s all about making a date with fitness, and how Medjool dates can help boost your fitness. What you eat before, during and after exercise can make all the difference to performance, training & recovery. Whether you’re a fitness enthusiast or an elite athlete, I hope you tune in…there’s […]

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2015 Veggie Trends…

January 22nd, 2015

Vegetables are on trend, this year, and every year for good reason. They’re delicious, versatile rich in a multitude of nutrients including vitamins, minerals, antioxidants & fiber. This morning on CTV Edmonton Morning Live we chatting about what’s trending in veggies, and bottom line, how you can get more in your belly! Trend 1 – […]

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Cookbooks for Christmas

December 17th, 2014

Chuck Hughes for Christmas? Yes, please 😉 Today on CTV Edmonton Morning Live, Kim Wynn and I reviewed my top cookbooks for gifting this holiday season. Check out the segment here, descriptions, recipes and purchase links below. Searching for a gift that keeps on giving? Buying for the Busy Mama? Manly Man? Clean Eater? or Money Saver? Consider wrapping up one of these awesome cookbooks.

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