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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...

IBS - Now What?

IBS - Now What?

If you've struggled with embarrassment and frustration of excess gas, abdominal bloating and pain, urgency to use the bathroom, and either constipation or diarrhea (or both!), you're not alone. The...

When, How, and What of Introducing Solids

When, How, and What of Introducing Solids

Introducing solids can be such a fun time, but first time parents or caregivers are often nervous and confused. I often hear concerns around choking, allergenic foods, texture and what foods to start...

Summer Mocktails - Global News Morning

Summer Mocktails - Global News Morning

You'll find the full clip here! And my mocktail recipes as follows: Pear Fizz - Chop a Bartlett pear into cubes and add to a microwave safe dish along with 1 tbsp honey and 1/2 tsp vanilla extract....

Eating to Support Environmental Sustainability - Global News Morning

Eating to Support Environmental...

We have a growing global population and an environmental crisis. While the issue is complex our food and eating habits certainly play a role in environmental sustainability. Me and my kitchen compost...

Garlic Butter Banza with Lemon and Spinach

Garlic Butter Banza with Lemon and Spinach

Banza Rotini is made from chickpeas and pea protein, so it's very different from a wheat-based pasta but can fool almost any pasta lover into thinking it's regular 'ol wheat pasta. What I love...

Mango Banana Frozen Yogurt Pops

Mango Banana Frozen Yogurt Pops

Frozen yogurt pops make such a great summer snack for your littles. Toddlers and kids rely on nutrient-dense foods to help them grow. These pops (similar to this older recipe) are so tasty, creamy,...

Why Eggs Are a Perfect First Food for Baby

Why Eggs Are a Perfect First Food for Baby

May is Food Allergy Awareness Month and Brooke joined Saskatoon Global News Morning to share the most recent evidence around introducing allergenic foods to baby. Can we actually help to reduce their...

Transitioning Baby to Cow's Milk and Plant-Based Beverages

Transitioning Baby to Cow's Milk and...

Thank you to nutrition student, Anna Tataryn, for contributing this blog! When is it safe to introduce cow’s milk to my baby? How much cow’s milk is appropriate for baby? If I...

IBS & the Low FODMAP Diet - Global News Morning

IBS & the Low FODMAP Diet - Global News...

April is Irritable Bowel Syndrome Awareness Month and because IBS is one of Brooke's top health issues that she supports, she has a lot of passion for the disorder! IBS is a real diagnosis and has...

Beetroot Blend

Beetroot Blend

I LOVE a beety, gingery juice. But I don't love the cost to purchasing fancy juices, and I don't have a juicer. So I settled for a blended drink! I rarely drink fruit or vegetable juices, but every...

Turmeric - How Much do You Really Need for Health Benefits?

Turmeric - How Much do You Really Need...

This morning on Saskatoon Global News Morning, I spoke about turmeric and the challenges faced when trying to reap the benefits from its active ingredient, curcumin. Here's a summary: What is...