As I'm writing this, I'm going crazy in an isolation room due to the airborne precautions I'm stuck on. Feeling crazy must mean I'm feeling better since the first few days here at the hospital flew by when I was unstable. I came here on June 6 after having (what I thought) was just a … Continue reading Being a Patient as a Healthcare Professional
With everything becoming more fashionable in a bowl, being a busy lady who loves meal prep, and needing more meatless dishes in my back pocket, these burrito bowl fit all my needs. I spend a decent amount of $$$ buying burrito bowls from Chipotle and Quesada but was pretty shocked by how much those bowls … Continue reading Zesty Chipotle Tofu Burrito Bowls
As usual, Jason and I fulfilled our bi-annual 2 week travel sesh in April/May. Our choice this time: Vietnam and Beijing! Jason has wanted to go back to Vietnam since his solo trip to Ho Chi Minh a couple years ago and we thought we'd tack on China as well for 72 hours (since we … Continue reading Where’s Whitney – Vietnam/Beijing
It seems like a reoccurring theme that time is passing by too quickly and I'm not making time to enjoy the moments. I'm forcing myself to relax a bit with an upcoming vacation but here's some things I've been busy with the past couple months! Nutrition Month 2017! March is the month where dietitians nerd … Continue reading Goodbyes and hellos!
Food allergies, intolerances and dietary restrictions are a common occurrence nowadays so trying to find recipes that meet everyone's needs is HARD! I know what you're thinking - this crazy dietitian thinks I'll be convinced that this vegan AND gluten free dessert it going to be tasty? Well, think again! I'm a fan of baking … Continue reading Sweet and Salty Nut Chocolate Cups (Vegan+GF)
You’re a full-time professional with a toddler and a school-aged child. Your toddler is a picky eater who hates trying new foods while your school-aged child goes through weekly food jags eating only a few foods over and over again. Every week you struggle with food preparation. It’s tough trying to make meals that fit … Continue reading Why is family mealtime such mayhem?
Dietitians aren't the only ones trying to take the fight out of food. Learn about my struggles in this Fraser Health article featuring ME! http://news.fraserhealth.ca/News/March-2017/Dietitians-can-help-you-take-the-fight-out-of-food.aspx
Got some burning nutrition questions and needing a dietitian to help ya out? Devika from One More Bite and I are tweetin' it up on TODAY from 1-2pm on Twitter @FraserHealth. Use the hashtag #FHnutritiontalk to ask us your nutrition questions to help you "Take the Fight Out of Food!"
Nutrition Month starts this week and I thought I'd post a super easy recipe to help you take the "fight out of food" with your busy weekly schedule and meal prep! This Greek inspired chicken is super easy to make, takes less than 10 minutes to cook and PERFECT alongside a Greek salad and some … Continue reading Greek-Style Lemon Chicken
This title is the best way to describe my past month. As you may have seen on my social media, I'm making sure I take some time out of my week to really focus on self care - I took a bit too much on the past week and feel SO much better about all … Continue reading Balancing Act