Eating and Working from Home During COVID-19

It seems like everywhere I look on social media there has been some discussion or meme about the ‘quarantine 15,’ which is essentially referring to gaining weight while practicing physical distancing. This new way of living creates a variety of challenges, including easy access to your fridge and pantry all day long while working from…

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Meal Prepping Steps for Success

By Angela Wallace, MSc, RD, PTS Are you busy? Do you sometimes feel like there aren’t enough hours in your day? If you answered yes, you NEED to start meal prepping! It might seem like another chore, but it will save you time, energy, and money (and once you get into the swing of it,…

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2 Meals Prepped With Bruschetta Mix

By Angela Wallace, MSc, RD, PTS I love nothing more than fresh local tomatoes during the spring and summer months, and a meal that can turn into two! Since prepping your meals ahead of time can make all the difference in a busy week, why not try creating some two in one meals that help…

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Green Goddess Fuel Recipe

This is the perfect on-the-go smoothie to fuel up after your workouts. It will sit well for a few hours so all you need to do is give it a good shake and drink up! Not only is the smoothie loaded with protein, it is also loaded with antioxidants including vitamin C and E, making…

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‘Empty Your Fridge’ Veggie Stock

By Angela Wallace, MSc, RD Do you ever buy veggies with great intentions and recipes in mind? Do these veggies ever sit in your fridge for way too long and start to go bad? Before wasting your veggies, give this recipe a taste. Empty all your veggies into the slow cooker and let the magic…

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‘Over Ripe and Almost Bad’ Berry Jam

By Angela Wallace, MSc, RD Do you ever buy berries with great intentions of eating them, but they sit too long in your fridge and start to look unappetizing? Before you throw those berries out, I encourage you to try this delicious and simple chia seed jam. Chia seed jam is a healthy spin on…

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Food Waste

By Angela Wallace, MSc, RD We have a food waste problem in Canada, and it’s a huge one. So huge that it’s referred to as a $31-billion-dollar problem. Across Canada, we are wasting $31 billion dollars of food, which is 40% of food purchased yearly…..almost half! In addition, research has suggested that we are wasting…

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Energy Boosting Spinach Salad

By Angela Wallace, MSc, RD Serves: 2 Prep Time: 10 mins. Ingredients: 4 cups, fresh spinach 1 apple, diced ½ red onion, diced 1 cup quinoa, cooked 1 cup chickpeas, cooked (can be canned and rinsed) 1 can tuna, drained Dressing: 1 tbsp. olive oil ¼ cup apple cider vinegar 1 tbsp. lemon juice 1…

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Coconut Creamsicle

Ice cream and summer just seem to fit together. There is nothing better than a sweet, cold treat on a summer evening! The good news is that there are ways to enjoy these cold treats, like ice cream or popsicles, without completely overindulging. Keep your freezer stocked with some frozen fruit and the rest is…

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Berry Sorbet Bowl

Ingredients:  3/4 cup frozen raspberries 1/4 cup frozen blueberries 1/4 cup almond milk (or any type of milk, option to use coconut water instead) 1/2 banana (can be fresh or frozen) 1 tsp. vanilla extract Option: include 1 scoop of protein powder 2 tbsp. hemp seeds (topping) 2 tbsp. flaked coconut (topping) Handful fresh raspberries (topping)…

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