3 Strategies For Dining Out With Food Allergies
Academy of Culinary Nutrition Blog
by Academy of Culinary Nutrition
4M ago
Food allergies affect up to 20 million people in the US  and approximately 3 million people in Canada. For people with severe allergies and intolerances, eating out at restaurants or at a dinner party can be fraught with anxiety and fear. Some people even avoid being social due to their allergies – that’s something I hear quite frequently. But it doesn’t have to be that way. There are some simple strategies you can implement when dining out with food allergies that will keep you healthy and safe. I avoid gluten, soy and refined sugars for personal reasons and when I found out I was allerg ..read more
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Your Ultimate Guide to Winter Squash
Academy of Culinary Nutrition Blog
by Academy of Culinary Nutrition
5M ago
When the days grow shorter and the onset of winter becomes unavoidable, many people mourn the loss of colourful fruits and vegetables from their summer garden or market. But look more closely and you’ll soon discover a bountiful source of goodness in the form of winter squash! Much more than just its best known member — the pumpkin — this nutrient-rich family is available from early autumn through winter and comes in a variety of shapes, sizes and colours. Formally named the Curcurbitaceae family, all winter squash share some common characteristics. They all have: hard shells that can be diff ..read more
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Nourishing Homemade Skin Salve
Academy of Culinary Nutrition Blog
by Academy of Culinary Nutrition
5M ago
Whether we are braving the cold of winter or being physically active during the warmer months of the year, it is always nice to have a nourishing homemade skin salve ready for the occasional burns, scrapes, insect bites, rashes, and skin irritations. It’s wise to have our medicine cabinets and natural first aid kits well-stocked so we are prepared for the unexpected! Here’s a nourishing homemade skin salve that will help calm, heal, and regenerate damaged or sensitized skin that is in need of a little extra TLC. It’s packed with powerful herbs such as calendula, plantain, lavender and cha ..read more
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6 Essential Elements of a Simple Recipe-Free Dinner Bowl
Academy of Culinary Nutrition Blog
by Academy of Culinary Nutrition
5M ago
No one loves a good recipe more than we do. With the boundless inspiration from food blogs and cookbooks, we could try a new recipe every day and have plenty of fodder for years to come. But sometimes, you want to free-style it without a recipe – and that’s where a simple recipe-free dinner bowl can save the day. All you need to do is grab a bunch of your favourite delicious and healing ingredients and toss ’em together for a one-bowl meal. But which ingredients to include? Here are what we believe to be six essential elements of a simple, recipe-free dinner bowl. 1. A good ..read more
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A Culinary Nutrition Expert’s Guide to Healthier Pizza
Academy of Culinary Nutrition Blog
by Academy of Culinary Nutrition
5M ago
Think adopting healthier eating habits means saying goodbye to pizza forever? Think again! You can eat better versions of your favourite foods – and healthier pizza is a good place to start. Creating a ridiculously scrumptious pizza that will also nourish your mind, body and soul boils down to three main components: crust, sauce and toppings. Let’s dive right in so you can start formulating the most delicious, satisfying pizza of your life! Step #1: Healthify Your Pizza Crust You can make a simple pizza crust with so many nourishing ingredients. Zucchini, cauliflower, sweet potatoes or gluten ..read more
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20 Best Dip and Hummus Recipes
Academy of Culinary Nutrition Blog
by Academy of Culinary Nutrition
7M ago
We can never get enough of dip and hummus recipes. While you might think their sole purpose is to fill up a bowl so you can dunk your veggies and chips in them, dip and hummus recipes are actually incredibly versatile. Aside from dipping, you can use them: As a sandwich spread instead of mayo As a sauce for your veggies, meat, fish, gluten-free pasta or recipe-free dinner bowls As a thick and hearty salad dressing As a topping for savory oatmeal, toast, baked sweet potatoes, grains, chili or soups We like to make a dip or hummus recipe each week (or several!) and keep them in the fridge to d ..read more
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The Health Benefits of Eating Greens and Weeds
Academy of Culinary Nutrition Blog
by Academy of Culinary Nutrition
7M ago
We have all heard this advice to eat more vegetables and I’m sure deep down we know that it is true. The question is, are we actually eating enough veggies? And how many of us are eating greens and weeds? Most health agencies recommend at least 3-5 servings of vegetables per day. A recent study published by the CDC shows that overall, only 9% of the US population meet the daily recommendations for vegetables. If you need to increase your vegetable consumption, leafy greens are a good place to start. They are superstars of nutrition and eating 2 cups of leafy greens will help you ..read more
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20 Cooling Summer Recipes for When It’s Too Hot to Cook
Academy of Culinary Nutrition Blog
by Academy of Culinary Nutrition
7M ago
Summertime is one of our favourite seasons: the gloriously vibrant summer produce, the lingering hours of sunlight, the relaxed vacation vibes from everyone around us, traveling with kids, lazy weekends spent with friends. When the heat is blistering, though, you don’t always feel like standing over a cooktop in the kitchen. That’s why we love making cooling summer recipes for when it’s too hot to cook. The summer can lure us away from healthy habits, especially when a hot kitchen deters us from whipping up a homemade meal. However, we need energy for those exciting summer activities ..read more
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How To Encourage Your Kids to Eat Healthier
Academy of Culinary Nutrition Blog
by Academy of Culinary Nutrition
8M ago
It’s much easier to nourish our children when they’re young and we’re the ones making the buying decisions. But as they get older, it can often become much more difficult to ensure they eat well. Between peer pressure and a child’s desire for independence, maintaining good culinary nutrition habits can be a challenge even for households that have established a history of whole food, kid-friendly eating. For advice about how to help your kids develop healthy food habits, we turned to one of our greatest resources: our Culinary Nutrition Experts. Many of them are parents with a wealth of wisdom ..read more
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20 Healthy Kitchen Hacks To Get Dinner on The Table Fast
Academy of Culinary Nutrition Blog
by Academy of Culinary Nutrition
9M ago
We believe that whole food, from scratch cooking is one of the best ways to support our health, our family’s health and the health of the environment. Trouble is, cooking from scratch is often considered extravagant or time-consuming when in reality it can be much simpler once you make it a priority. Even so, we all need a little extra help to speed up the process in our busy lives and this is where these 20 healthy kitchen hacks enter the scene. If you’re struggling to get dinner on the table and feeling stressed about doing it, try some of our favourite healthy kitchen hacks to help transfor ..read more
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