Category Archives: Healthly Living

Information and tips on healthy living

Grind no more… with Omega Crunch! -Product review

Thanks goes out to Confessions of a Dietitian for sending me product samples of Omega Crunch. As an avid flax seed consumer, I’ve used whole flax in baking and cooking, but mostly for texture and visual flare, as grinding the … 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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Sandra Aamodt: Why dieting doesn’t usually work


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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: reading

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Bagels are BACK!

YEAH! Bagels are back…well, at the least back into the foods that I eat regularly. For the longest time I avoided bagels, or only had them occasionally (like as treat at Tim Horton’s), because traditional bagels are packed full of … Continue reading

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Hawaiian BBQ Chicken

Another slow cooker time saver! I modified this recipe to use reduced calorie BBQ sauce (Kraft brand), and canned pineapple packed in its own juice (not syrup). I also modified this recipe for those who are trying to keep their … Continue reading

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