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Kale, Barley, & Apple Salad

Kale, Barley, & Apple Salad

Barley is kind of a forgotten grain - it's just not something most of use as a staple. With summer upon us, I wanted to incorporate barley into a hearty salad and one that could be turned into a...

8 Steps to Safer Grocery Shopping During COVID-19 Pandemic

8 Steps to Safer Grocery Shopping During...

I think almost everyone is a little paranoid these days when it comes time to purchasing groceries for your home, and rightfully so. But there is also a fair amount of alarmist misinformation...

Is Non-Stick Cooking Spray Harmful to your Health?

Is Non-Stick Cooking Spray Harmful to...

I know I'm not the only one who’s heard claims that non-stick cooking spray is dangerous to your health and full of “chemicals”.  I too have had my doubts about it, albeit...

Kids in the Kitchen - Global News Morning

Kids in the Kitchen - Global News Morning

Brooke joined Chris on Saskatoon Global News Morning live from the office to discuss the importance of getting kids involved in the kitchen. With everyone home practicing social distancing during the...

Whole Wheat & Chickpea Flour Pineapple Bran Muffins

Whole Wheat & Chickpea Flour Pineapple...

I am new to baking with chickpea flour and feeling really behind the times! Truth be told the first recipe I tried with chickpea flour (another muffin recipe) was really disappointing and I did not...

Diagnosing PCOS - Which Type are You?

Diagnosing PCOS - Which Type are You?

Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) is a complex endocrine disorder affecting ~7% of people in reproductive age (USA stats). Development of the disease is often linked to high levels of androgen...

Kitchen Aromatic Staples - Global News Morning

Kitchen Aromatic Staples - Global News...

This morning Brooke demonstrated how you can use aromatics in cooking to add personality and flavour to your meals. She highlighted Spanish Sweet Onions from Idaho-Eastern Oregon (sponsored) and why...

Lentil, Kale Soup with Italian Sausage

Lentil, Kale Soup with Italian Sausage

I will be solo parenting the next few months (weekdays only thank goodness), so I'm getting some easy meals ready for the busier days when I'm at work. Batch cooking is something I try to do anyway a...

5 Reasons to Reconsider that Next Diet

5 Reasons to Reconsider that Next Diet

Maybe you’ve heard that “diets don’t work”. Maybe you even have personal experience to back it up where despite short-term “success” dieting didn’t actually...

2019 Nutrition Trends in Review - Global News Morning

2019 Nutrition Trends in Review - Global...

Celery juicing, intermittent fasting, and plant based eating were big trends of 2019. Today on Global News Morning Saskatoon, Brooke tested viewers knowledge on these trends in a fun True/False quiz....

Whole Grain Apple Carrot Toddler Cookies

Whole Grain Apple Carrot Toddler Cookies

As a mom to a toddler I'm always looking for new snack ideas. I'm also looking for ways to incorporate nutrients like omega 3 fatty acids and one of my favourite foods that helps to check off that...

Blueberry Baked Oatmeal Cups

Blueberry Baked Oatmeal Cups

My son who's now 18 months old, will no longer eat cooked oatmeal. This is no surprise to me as I was well prepared for things to change. With toddlerhood also comes changes in growth, taste...

Pumpkin Seed Butter Energy Bites

Pumpkin Seed Butter Energy Bites

If you're looking for peanut and treenut free snack alternatives, I've got you covered with this great recipe using pumpkin seed butter. Pumpkin seed butter is made from roasted pumpkin seeds...

Alternatives to Peanut/Tree Nut Butters - CTV Morning Saskatoon

Alternatives to Peanut/Tree Nut Butters -...

Today I went Live with CTV Morning Saskatoon to discuss peanut butter and tree nut butter alternatives! We want to respect allergy policies in our communities but some families struggle to know what...

Miso Tahini Dressing

Miso Tahini Dressing

This creamy, flavourful dressing originally went with my Sunshine Bowl recipe. But it's also amazing on salads, steamed vegetables like broccoli or green beans, and rice bowls.   Tahini is a...

Snacks To Go - Global News Morning

Snacks To Go - Global News Morning

We are back into the school season and it's a busy time of year! Nutrition doesn't have to be perfect but we CAN bring convenience and nutrition together to help out. This morning Brooke was live...