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Sticky Guinness and Smoky BBQ Portobello Mushroom Burgers

St. Patrick’s Day is as good a day as any other to incorporate Guinness beer into your meals. Guinness, as you probably know, is an Irish beer. It’s considered a dry stout. Though it has an imposing dark colour and thick black richness, the flavor is not that aggressive. It’s got a pleasant roasted malty tang, that makes it a great beer … Read more »

Nutrition Myth Busting: Health Halos

Part 2 of our Nutrition Myth-Busting series focuses on foods with “health halos.” How does a food earn health halo status? Usually it means that it has an attribute (like organic or natural) that seems nourishing, but the attribute doesn’t actually speak to nutrition. And often times, consumers are totally unaware of the fact that the food isn’t as nutritious as they think it is. Are you ready to bust these “health halo” foods? We take aim at some of… Read more »

6 Healthy Ways to Makeover Your Sandwich

My clients often come to me thinking that they need to give up their lunchtime sandwich in favor of salads. They’re typically surprised when I tell them that is not the case. Sandwiches themselves aren’t unhealthy, but oftentimes the filling is. Here are tips on how to makeover your favorite sandwiches… Read more »

11 Healthier Meatball Recipes

How do you “meatball?” For many, it means gargantuan portions of meatballs resting atop a big pile of white pasta, but we advise you to forgo that type of over-indulgence. Instead, we recommend to meatball the right way by following these 3 simple tips!… Read more »

Six Myths About Working with a Dietitian

Today is Registered Dietitian Nutrition Day, a day to celebrate the work of dietitians in advocating for the good health of people around the world, and to recognize their commitment to giving quality nutritional advice and services.… Read more »

Totally Genius Freezer Tricks You Need to Try

Since the freezer was introduced as a household appliance in 1940, it has revolutionized the way food is stored in the home. Frozen foods were at one time a luxury, but became commonplace with the invention of a freezer component to the household refrigerator. By freezing various foods, whether … Read more »