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Convenient and Nourishing Summer Snacks

Convenient and Nourishing Summer Snacks

Submitted by Brooke Bulloch, dietitian and mom. Summer in Saskatchewan always feels like a short season, and families are often on-the-go, packing in their favourte summer activities. During the hot season, it's important to ensure the whole family is offered a variety of both fun and...


5 Ways to be an Ally to Someone With an Eating Disorder

5 Ways to be an Ally to Someone With an Eating Disorder

Written by Lauren Elder (3rd year Nutrition Student) Edited by Amanda Geradts, Sydney Wright, and Brooke Bulloch (RDs)   It can be difficult to watch someone you care about struggle with an eating disorder. Eating disorders are more than changes in eating and exercise habits - they are...


What you May Not Know About IBS

What you May Not Know About IBS

Written by Colleen MacKay, RD Edited by Brooke Bulloch, RD Irritable Bowel Syndrome, or IBS, is a very common diagnosis that can affect people of all ages. It is estimated that 13-20% of Canadians live with IBS. Despite this massive prevalence, there is a lot that people don’t know about...


Chocolate Yogurt Fruit Dip

Chocolate Yogurt Fruit Dip

Posted in Nutrition Tips / Recipes / Snacks / Sides / Dessert / PCOS

Recipe developed by Brooke Bulloch, RD and mom. For families on-the-go, snacks can play an important role in fueling children, teens, and adults. Scheduled snacks (not to be confused with continuous grazing) are important for a few reasons: 1) Snacks help to maintain energy levels and...


The Food, Brain, and Mood Connection

The Food, Brain, and Mood Connection

Submitted by Keara Lubchenko, Nutrition Practicum Student Edited by Brooke Bulloch, RD If you think about it, the brain is always working. Even when we are sleeping, it is functioning to help control things like breathing and heartbeat. This means that our brain requires a constant amount...


6 Warning Signs of Disordered Eating

6 Warning Signs of Disordered Eating

Written by Amanda Geradts, RD Edited by Brooke Bulloch, RD As a dietitian who specializes in eating disorders, I care about helping people to pick up on early signs of disordered eating to help reduce the risk of developing an eating disorder. While there can be many factors that contribute...


4 Tips to Help Cut Grocery Costs

4 Tips to Help Cut Grocery Costs

Posted in Nutrition Tips / Media / Regina Nutritionist

Submitted by Registered Dietitian and Mom, Brooke Bulloch, RD In 2021, we saw meat, poultry, and fish costs increase ~6-10% and overall grocery costs were up in most provinces. According to the 12th edition of Canada's Food Price Report grocery costs are expected to rise another 5-7% in 2022....


Navigating Sugar with Kids

Navigating Sugar with Kids

Written by Registered Dietitian and Mom, Brooke Bulloch.   Halloween, Christmas, Valentines', Easter - kids will encounter candy all year long. Although some parents would love to keep candy out of the house, sugar is abundant and candy is here to stay. Trying to micromanage and control...


Food First Approach to IBS

Food First Approach to IBS

Written by Brooke Bulloch, Registered Dietitian 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 Canadian Digestive Health Foundation estimates...


How to Know You're Experiencing Trauma and Recovery Options

How to Know You're Experiencing Trauma and Recovery Options

Written by Monique Roy, Registered Social Worker (RSW), Clinical Therapist When people hear the word trauma, many think of it as a result of a big and scary event. When in fact trauma may be big or small, and based on a single event or many experiences over time. My name is Monique Roy and I am...


7 Ways to Alleviate Bloating

7 Ways to Alleviate Bloating

Everyone experiences bloating. While bloating can be normal, for some people bloating can be painful, uncomfortable, and embarrassing. Bloating is also highly individual - one person’s experience of bloating might be very different from someone else’s. For example Some people experience...


Reduce Risk for Food Allergies in Infants

Reduce Risk for Food Allergies in Infants

Posted in Nutrition Tips / Infant Nutrition

May is Food Allergy Awareness Month in Canada, and Food Allergy Canada reports over 3 million Canadians are affected by food allergy. Dietitian, Brooke Bulloch joined Chris on Global News Morning to discuss how care providers can help prevent development of food allergy in infants (watch...


Foods that Benefit your Gut Microbiome

Foods that Benefit your Gut Microbiome

Posted in Nutrition Tips

Guest Post Written by Dietitian Student, Kassandra Lestrat (She/Her). Edited by Brooke Bulloch, RD/CEO Some say that variety is the spice of life. Funny enough, when it comes to your gut the same may be true. Although many types of foods can benefit the gut microbiome, studies show that...


3 Signs Your Baby is Sensitive To Your Milk... Or Not!

3 Signs Your Baby is Sensitive To Your Milk... Or Not!

Written by Robyn Price, Prenatal and Pediatric RD and Lactation Consultant Your baby is born with an immature gut - it is still developing and is not functioning at 100% yet. That means baby's gut is more likely to react to certain proteins if the environment is a little “off”; or a reaction...


Zesty Quinoa & Bean Casserole

Zesty Quinoa & Bean Casserole

Posted in Recipes / Vegetarian / One-Pot Meals / Vegetarian / Gluten Free / PCOS

Submitted by Registered Dietitian, CEO, and Mom Brooke Bulloch What a great way to introduce pulses into your family's diet. Pulses are part of the legume family, but the term pulse refers only to the dried seed and include dried peas, beans, lentils and chickpeas. Pulses are a good source...


Chocolate Date and Nut Bars

Chocolate Date and Nut Bars

Posted in Recipes / Snacks / Vegan / Gluten Free / Dessert / Postpartum Nutrition

Submitted by Brooke Bulloch, RD and mom. I absolutely love the Larabar brand of bars as a convenient snack option for me (hello all my fellow mamas on the run!) or my toddler. They're made with dates and nuts as the base which makes them a good source of protein and fibre and basically a...


New Year, New You? Why You Don't Need Another Diet Resolution!

New Year, New You? Why You Don't Need Another Diet Resolution!

Another year, another sweet promise to lose weight and "get healthy"- or at least that's the pressure many of us feel this time of year. But is it truly serving you well? Don’t get me wrong, people should work towards positive change in their life if that's what they feel they need. Maybe...


Creamy Cashew Milk Hot Cocoa

Creamy Cashew Milk Hot Cocoa

Posted in Recipes / Vegetarian / Vegan / Dessert / Beverages / PCOS

Nothing to me feels more festive than home made hot chocolate after playing in the snow. This recipe tastes creamy, has just the right sweetness, and comes with a bit of a kick if you're into that (hello cocoa and cayenne!).  It goes nicely with my theme of holiday beverage alternatives such...


Black Bean Burrito Bowl

Black Bean Burrito Bowl

Posted in Recipes / Vegetarian / PCOS

Recipe developed and submitted by Brooke Bulloch, RD   This cold burrito bowl recipe is fun, colourful, and a great way to incorporate more plant based proteins into meals. You can swap out vegetables for others you prefer, or even mix ground meat with the beans. A balance of...


Introducing Solids Basics

Introducing Solids Basics

Posted in Nutrition Tips / Infant Nutrition

Written by Brooke Bulloch, RD and Mom (Note this information is for educational purposes and geared towards healthy, term infants. This is not meant to replace advice from your health care provider(s).)   Introducing solids can be such a fun time, but first time parents or caregivers...


Tropical Green Power Smoothie

Tropical Green Power Smoothie

Posted in Recipes / Vegetarian / Breakfast / Snacks / Beverages / Low FODMAP / PCOS

Disclaimer: this post was developed in sponsored partnership with Prairie Soul Smoothie Co. All opinions are my own and genuine. Developed and Written by Brooke Bulloch, RD   As a mom and business owner with an on-the-go lifestyle, I have come to realize that I can’t run on empty so sleep,...


Greek Quinoa Salad

Greek Quinoa Salad

Developed and written by Brooke Bulloch, RD   Everyone should have this quinoa salad recipe up their sleeve for on-the-go evenings, a quick yet impressive pot-luck side, or for work-week lunches. Quinoa is a gluten free grain rich in iron, magnesium, fibre, and a good source of plant...


October is Agriculture Month in SK

October is Agriculture Month in SK

Posted in Media

October is Agriculture Month, and a time to celebrate Saskatchewan’s agriculture industry. Today, our media dietitian, Brooke Bulloch joined Global News Morning Saskatoon, to highlight a particular type of food crop and why we should include more of it in our diets. Any guesses? With...


Vegan Blueberry Baked Oatmeal Cups

Vegan Blueberry Baked Oatmeal Cups

Posted in Recipes / Vegetarian / Breakfast / Snacks / Vegan / Gluten Free / Low FODMAP

My son who's now 2 years old, suddenly won't eat cooked oatmeal. This is no surprise to me as with toddlerhood comes changes in growth, taste preferences, and acting "pickier" around food all of which is normal. Although my son doesn't seem to be interested in cooked oatmea right nowl, that he...


Simple Scratch Granola

Simple Scratch Granola

Posted in Recipes / Vegetarian / Breakfast / Snacks / Vegan / PCOS

Granola contains so many ingredients that help promote good health: cholesterol-reducing whole oats, digestion-slowing fibre, anti-inflammatory fats, protein and complex carbohydrates. Add it to milk, yogurt or cottage cheese and you've got a well-balanced breakfast or snack. It takes no time...