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Powerhouse Pantry…

March 28th, 2013

Hi everyone. I stopped by CTV Edmonton Morning Live this morning to focus on stocking a healthy pantry. And look who I bumped into? If you’d like to see the full segment clip, click here. Hopefully you get to enjoy a long weekend. Take care.

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Spring into Fitness…

March 22nd, 2013

Spring is in the air and people are looking to reinvigorate their fitness routine with a little outdoor fun. The “Edmonton Home + Garden Show” is taking place on this month, and it will be a great place to find not only design, but fitness inspiration. On March 23rd & 24th, I will be presenting, […]

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Good Food Moves…

March 22nd, 2013

March is Nutrition Month® across Canada. This year’s campaign is all about planning, grocery shopping, and cooking nutritious meals using healthy food. Many Canadians strive to eat well, but research shows that the majority of us struggle with making healthier food choices – especially when grocery shopping. If you’re in the market for great eating […]

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Your Heart will Love these Dates…

February 7th, 2013

February is Heart Month and it’s a great reminder to eat foods that will reduce our risk of high blood pressure, prevent spikes in blood glucose and insulin levels and help us maintain a healthy weight—especially around our waist. One of the best things we can do for our heart is to eat a healthy […]

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Food Resolutions for the Whole Family

January 2nd, 2013

It’s 2013 and I can’t think of a better platform for making a New Year’s resolution than the family dinner table. This year, instead of setting goals just for you, set some that the whole family can enjoy. Setting New Year’s resolutions for the family holds everyone accountable, making you more likely to stick to […]

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Healthier Holiday Drinks

December 8th, 2012

The holiday season is upon us and many of us are busy baking, cooking and all-out preparing for special events and gatherings. We often spend hours menu planning and recipe perfecting for appetizers, entrees and desserts, but may give little thought to beverages. Beverages can make or break a gathering and while it’s important to […]

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Focus on Family Fun this Halloween

October 24th, 2012

It’s just about Halloween and everywhere you turn there seems to be candy, candy and more candy! Sweet treats around every corner are not easy to resist, but it can be done. Here are a few tips to help you put less emphasis on the candy bag and more on family fun. Make the most […]

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Gobble, gobble?

October 2nd, 2012

Fall is here and so too is the holiday season. It seems as soon as the leaves change my body starts to crave soups, stews and family crockpot favorites. Can you believe Thanksgiving is next week? To get through the holiday – without sacrificing my nutritional goals or fitness routine – I keep a few […]

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Are Organic Foods Really Better for You?

September 12th, 2012

“Are organic foods really better for you?” Tune in tomorrow to CTV Edmonton Morning Live to catch the discussion. Here’s a brief summary of what I will be sharing — plus links and recipes. Both organic and non-organic foods are nutritious and safe to eat when you’re making healthy choices based on Canada’s Food Guide. […]

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Ready, Set, Lunch

August 21st, 2012

It’s that time again and kids (and parents) are at the starting blocks of another school year. I stopped by CTV Edmonton Morning Live this morning to talk about “all things lunch” and what you need to know to get a head start. To view the video clip from this morning’s segment, click here. Many […]

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