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Easy Ways to Boost Lean Protein Without a...

Today on Saskatoon Global News Morning, Brooke spoke with Jackie about Protein - it's role in the body and easy ways to boost protein sources throughout the day, adding to overall nutritional intake....

Cannellini Bean & Roasted Beet Hummus

How fun does this hummus look? Beets are such a cool root vegetable to work with because of their bright, bold, and unique colour. The betanin that gives beets their colour, also add a good dose of...

Best of Borscht

My great grandma Halwas was from Poland, and I remember my grandma making variations of beet and cabbage soup. Although I don't actually have my grandma's original recipe, this is how I like to...

Sesame Ginger Power Stir-Fry

Stir fry is a once-a-week staple in my household because it is so easy, filling, tasty, and I'm a sucker for colourful dishes! I call it a power Stir Fry because it offers just the right balance of...

Maple Pecan Toasted Granola (Low FODMAP)

This recipe is a variation of my original Simple Scratch Granola using low FODMAP ingredients for those of you with irritable bowel syndrome (IBS). If FODMAPs is a new term to you, find out more...

Stars Swear by it, But is Apple Cider...

This past winter, Brooke had the pleasure of working with journalist, Vanessa Milne and Chatelaine magazine, to uncover some of the hype and research around apple cider vinegar. Find the article...

Convenient But Healthy Snacks for your...

This week, Brooke joined Lisa Dutton on Saskatoon Global News Morning to share her top convenient healthy foods for summer snacking. Check out the segment...

Soy Good or Soy Bad?

Thank you to our nutrition student (now RD), Shandelle Shroeder, for summarizing a difficult topic! Infertility? Thyroid disorder? Breast cancer? ...man-boobs?!  The media is plagued with mixed...

Double Chocolate Cherry Nice Cream

Nice cream seems to be all the rage these days so I just had to try it out for myself. I think I went through 40 bananas trying various flavours and recipes, and this one if by far my favourite...

5 Reasons Why I Won't Pitch You a Detox...

Type the words “detox” or “cleanse” into Google and a riddle of promises, claims, recipes, and programs pop up. Detoxes and cleanses present in all kinds of ways - shakes,...

Celiac Disease Awareness Month

May is Celiac Disease Awareness Month. Dietitian Brooke was in studio with Joelle Tomlinson at Saskatoon Global News Morning to discuss disease symptoms, diagnosis, treatment, and nutritional...

Eggplant Pizza Bites

It has been my mission to find a recipe with eggplant that I actually like. Eggplant is so pretty and colourful, but I have struggled to know what to do with it, and often find it mushy when I have...

Quinoa Salad Basics

Everyone should have this base quinoa salad recipe up their sleeve for on-the-go evenings, a quick yet impressive pot-luck side, or for work week lunches. It is easy and it comes together quickly....

Spaghetti Squash with Beef Ragu

Don't get me wrong, I enjoy pasta and I am certainly not trying to replace durham wheat spaghetti for a "healthier" or "cleaner" version. Not my style. But I needed to get out of my spaghetti squash...

Sophia's Lentil Pasta Sauce

*Student Guest Post* As a nutrition student, I’m constantly reminded about the health benefits of pulses. They are a great source of fibre, protein, iron, zinc, magnesium, folate, and B...

Vegan Red Lentil and Spinach Dal

This year, the United Nations deamed 2016 the International Year of Pulses - good news for Canadian pulse growers and for Canadian citizens! Pulses (dried beans, peas, and lentils) are wonderfully...