6 Ingredient Sweet Potato Chocolate Bites

I know what you’re thinking.. this chick is crazy to think this will taste good. But it actually is! I’ve never been on board with the “energy bite” craze but these little guys have got me hooked. It’s super easy, takes very little time to prepare but is packed with fibre, vitamin A and gives…

On to the Next One

After reading through some previous posts, I realized I haven’t written a ‘rambles and rants’ in a while! I’ve been trying to juggle a few too many things at once (saying no can be hard..) and made some exciting decisions on a new (short term) job change! Baking away my days off. I’m pretty sure…

Malnutrition Week: September 26-30th

Are you a health care professional working in the clinical setting? Well, the dietitians in your facility will be nerding out this week since it’s Malnutrition Week! What is malnutrition? In the clinical setting, malnutrition is the inadequate intake of energy, protein and micronutrients. Many of the causes of hospital malnutrition are small that we,…

Chocolate Squash Cake

After reading the title, most of you will think I’m crazy using squash in my chocolate cake. I was wanting to trial a zucchini chocolate loaf since my mum’s neighbours gave her a HUGE zucchini and she had no use for it. Bringing it home, I realized it was NOT a zucchini but rather some…

Eat Well, Play Well – Dietitians of Canada

Are you a parent who’s suffering the back to school funk and stuck on what how to manage the food part of the week? Check out Dietitians of Canada’s article! Some fun tips include: Getting the kiddos involved with meal prep. It not only adds extra help in the kitchen (depending on the age of course)…

3 Ingredient Cauliflower Pizza Crust

I was slow on the cauliflower pizza crust fad but decided to try this out (finally..) after seeing some awesome sales on cauliflower recently! On a previous post, I tried making some zucchini pizza crust technique, which was DELISH but not as fool-able for those veggie-hesitant folks. This recipe surprised my guy when he grabbed a slice…

Summer Blues

A recurring theme on my blog: time is FLYING by! This month has involved lots of learning and exploring. Only bummer – that summer is almost over.. Continuing to apply to various jobs and interviewing. It’s always a good idea to keep up with interviewing skills. By applying to various jobs, it has given me…

The “Pee Strip” Diet – What’s it all about?

One of my goals this year is to learn more about all the weirdo diets that people are trying to lose weight and “stay healthy.” One of them was the Alkaline Diet – other names include the Pee Strip Diet, Acid-Base Diet or Paleolithic Diet. As per all faddy diets out there, it’s the cure-all…

Mustard Maple BBQ Salmon

Here in Vancouver, we’re SPOILED with fresh seafood, fruits, veggies and just all around nomalicious food! Our local Fresh Street Market had a hard-to-resist Salmon Festival where they sold amazingly fresh and good quality sockeye salmon at a very affordable price this past weekend! I walked away with a few large fillets (my mum was…

Work hard, play hard

The past month or so has flown by and been really busy (more related to personal rather than professional reasons). It’s also been a HUGE learning curve of a past bit of time since I’ve been training in other areas of dietetic practice to broaden my scope and understanding of clinical nutrition and what other…