Staying Healthy over the Holidays

The holidays are here and with all the celebration sometimes we forget about the healthy eating habits we’ve been developing all year. So to help you get back on track, we thought we’d share a few tips to help you prevent unwanted holiday weight gain. Continue reading


Butternut Squash Dahl


The World Health Organization have found that a diet low in meat products and rich in fruits and vegetables can help to lower cholesterol and reduce risk of chronic disease like heart disease and diabetes. A great way to increase your plant protein intake is to go meatless on Mondays. Continue reading

Storing Thanksgiving Leftovers


Thanksgiving has come and gone in my house and now I have to find ways to use up leftovers. Thankfully Leslie Beck, Registered Dietitian for Globe and Mail, wrote a great article about storing leftovers safely just the other day. For the full article you can click here but I will also summarize it below.

As long as food has been stored properly you can use your Thanksgiving leftovers to repurpose meals all week long. The key is to not keeping food in the “danger zone” (4C to 60C) any longer than 2 hours. Once you’ve finished your meal pack all leftovers into air tight containers to prevent bacteria growth and store foods in the refrigerator. Continue reading

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