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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...

Sesame Ginger Tofu & Veggie Stirfry

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! If you’re new to cooking with tofu, this is a great first recipe...

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...

Curried Butternut Squash and Lentil Soup

Winter squashes include pumpkin, acorn, butternut, spaghetti and hubbard. Soup is a great, savoury way to start experimenting with squash if you are new to cooking with them. Between the lentils and...

Black Bean Fiesta Salad

I call this a fiesta salad because it just looks like a party! The colours are amazing! The next best thing about this salad is the roasted kernel corn. Roasting brings out the sweetness in the corn,...

Moroccan-Spiced Vegetarian Stew

I love one-pot meals because you can get so many ingredients and food groups into one bowl. This recipe is easy, quick, and freezes very well. The vegetables and chick peas add loads of soluble and...

New Year, New You? Why You Don't Need...

Another year, another sweet promise to lose weight and get healthy. “New year, new you!” - I hate this tag line, as though the ‘old you’ isn’t good enough, fit enough,...