Category Archives: Back to Basics

Healthful ideas for making food from scratch

83 Healthy Recipe Substitutions

Picture from http://www.thegreatist.com Here is an amazing list of healthy substitutions you can use while cooking and baking found while pinning on  The greatist.com. I have to admit, some of the suggestions I haven’t even tried yet…like #1 “substitute black … Continue reading

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Salmon With Whole Grain Pilaf

I love whole grains and I am always looking at new ways to incorporate them into the foods that I eat…and my family. Sometimes straight up whole grains are sometimes really chewy, and may not be the same texture that … Continue reading

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Hidden forms of sugar

Today I did a “Clean Eating” presentation for Niverville MOPS. Sugar was a big topic of discussion, especially with the new WHO’s guidelines…just remember that the guidelines are for “added” sugar…don’t stress about sugar found in your whole fruit (2-3 … Continue reading

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How Clean Is Your Eating? …and no, we’re not taking about about scrubbing your vegetables or using soap on your salad!

Learn the basics to “Clean Eating” and transform the foods that you eat into foods that fuel your body! If you have any questions, please email me.

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Stir-fry blend of frozen vegetables

I absolutely love this mix of frozen vegetables from Costco. There are so many colors…and the vegetables maintain their flavour! I highly recommended this time saving purchase for your meals!

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13 tips for eating healtheir in 2014

Here is a great compilation of tips for getting healthier in 2014, written by Carmen Chai. Many RD’s across Canada weigh in on their health tips to initiate healthy eating and maintain healthy living  ~ Enjoy, Susan Source Link: http://globalnews.ca/news/1099349/13-tips-for-eating-healthier-in-2014/Continue reading

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