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Chinese New Year Medley

By The Popcorn Board Celebrate Chinese New Year on January 25th; also know as the Spring Festival or the Lunar New Year, with a bowl of savoury popcorn. High in...

Forks Up for Canadian Ag Day!

By Carol Harrison, RD February 11th is Canada’s Agricultural Day, the one time we all get to raise a fork and thank farmers – the less than 2% of the...

Cranberry Brie Bites

GoodLife Kitchen by GoodLife Fitness Yields 20 servings Prep: 15 mins Cook: 25 mins Ingredients:  1 wheel brie cheese 1/2 cup cranberry sauce 1 tube Pillsbury crescent dough 1 package...

Reality Check on Saturated Fat Consumption

By Carol Harrison, RD The message to limit saturated fat in our diets may be well ingrained, but it’s time to update our dietary advice: the fact is that the...

Mexican-Style Stuffed Portobello Mushrooms

By Fresh n’ Lean  Lots of healthy ingredients like quinoa, black beans, and veggies packed into portobello mushroom cups. This dish can be successfully served as a main or appetizer. Tastes...

Reality Check on Red Meat Consumption

By Carol Harrison, RD A recent review of the health impacts of red meat published in the Annals of Internal Medicine calls into question the need to cut back further...

Yummy Pumpkin Muffins

By Teri Gentes I’ve long held a love affair with home-made muffins, yet not had them very often over the last decade or so as flour has taken a back...

Why Dieting is Ineffective and What to Do Instead

By Nick Rizzo We are all guilty of it. You put on a little extra weight and you decide “it’s time to go on a diet.” Instead of working to...

3 Portable Protein Snacks

By Carol Harrison, RD Help your clients to eat better in the long run by making small changes over time, like swapping sugary snacks for protein-filled snacks that help to...

Lemon Coconut Energy Balls Recipe

By Shelby Stover Gluten Free and Vegan – Makes 8 balls Having healthy snacks on hands is crucial for busy days! These lemon coconut energy balls are loaded with nutrients, easy...

Increase Weight Loss with NEAT

By Eric Williamson, RD, MSc, CSCS, PhD (C) You’re working out, you know you’re eating less and you’re still not losing weight?  Is it a slow metabolism that you can’t do...

Watermelon Gazpacho Recipe

By Julie Daniluk, RHN Not only are watermelons 92% water, they are also packed with magnesium and potassium. Magnesium and potassium are often lost in our sweat during exercise, along...

Cool Treat: NuTricia’s Dark Sweet Cherry Almond Nice Cream Recipe

By Tricia Silverman, RD, MBA This is my go-to healthy indulgence. I love ice cream, but eat it sparingly due to the sugar and unsavory ingredients that are often added....

Fat is Not the Enemy

By Kathleen Trotter, PTS Listen as Kathleen Trotter, PTS, gives you a few good reasons why we should be eating healthy fat instead of sugar. About Kathleen Trotter Kathleen Trotter...

Probiotics and Weight Loss

By Eddie Fatakhov, M.D.   What is a probiotic? Probiotics are not only live microorganisms found in supplements and some fermented foods such as yogurt and pickles, but they have...