4 Banana chocolate chip oat muffins on a plate

Banana Chocolate Chip Oat Muffins

If you’re looking for a healthy, delicious banana muffin recipe, this is it! This version is loaded with fibre: it’s got rolled oats and flaxmeal to give it a fibre boost. Plus it’s made with whole wheat flour, low in added sugars, AND vegan! These muffins are great for people dealing with constipation or neurogenic bowel (such as those with paralysis from spina bifida, spinal cord injury, or multiple sclerosis) who need the extra fibre boost in their diet.  I love making a batch of these muffins and storing them in the freezer to have on hand when hunger strikes.

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Tofu crumble bowl with corn, black beans, tomatoes, cucumver, lime, green onions, quinoa, and hot sauce on a white plate

Tofu Crumble Bowl

This tofu crumble bowl recipe is a guest post with Adina from @homewithadina on Instagram. Adina is a talented recipe developer who came up with this simple, delicious tofu crumble bowl that can be repurposed throughout the week into tacos or quesadillas. One common concern with meal prep that I hear from people is that they get bored of eating the same meal for 4-5 days straight. I’m often asked how to repurpose an ingredient(s) into a many dishes to increase variety and reduce meal boredom. Enter this tofu crumble bowl. The tofu crumble acts as the protein base which

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My Journey to Becoming a Registered Dietitian

When I tell people I am a Registered Dietitian, I am often asked why I chose this career path, so I thought I’d write about it in a blog post. I’ll also be weaving in parts of my health journey into this story as they are very much entwined. The Beginning I have no doubt that my interest in becoming a healthcare professional is related to my own personal medical history. Let’s backtrack: I was born with a rare condition in my left leg that is a vascular malformation syndrome. This means that the veins don’t function properly in my

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Lemon tahini chickpea soup on a spoon

Lemon Tahini Chickpea Soup

Winter is in full force in Toronto (and in many parts of the world) so I thought I’d share a warm, hearty, nourishing lemon tahini chickpea soup recipe for my blog that my amazing student, Julia, developed. I’ve been craving hot soups and one-pot meals since the winter weather made its debut. Soups are a wonderful dish to meal prep because they are easy, made in one pot, and you can easily freeze them. Soups are also a great way to form a complete meal loaded with vegetables, protein, and high-fibre carbohydrates. Many people create a New Year goal to

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Homemade double chocolate oatmeal cookies in a glass bowl

Double Chocolate Cranberry Cookies

I’m so excited to share with you my FIRST ever recipe on my new website! And since holiday season is here, I figured I’d kick it off with a holiday-themed, healthified dessert recipe, hence double chocolate cranberry cookies. These cookies are so delicious and decadent, you’d never know they are packed with fibre and low in added sugar. They are super quick and simple to make and are a one-bowl recipe which makes it easier to clean up. I love storing them in the freezer and then heating them up in the microwave for 15-30 seconds so they are warm

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Four Simple Tips to Eat Mindfully this Holiday Season

The holidays are right around the corner, and I know this can be a stressful time for many people and for different reasons. This year is going to look different for a lot of people as well (Thank you, Covid), which may add more stress. Let’s face it, we all have enough to worry about, food doesn’t have to be one of them. I thought I’d share a few of my most practical mindful eating tips to help you savour each bite of the amazing food you’ll be enjoying. These suggestions will help bring you back to the present moment,

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