This nutrition month, we’re celebrating the potential of
food to bring us together! What better way to come together than over the
family meal! Families across the world practice the tradition of eating
together…and for good reason! Here’s just a snippet of the many reasons that family
meals are so important:
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A soup what? Yes that's right a soup exchange. It's an easy and fun way to add variety into your diet with only having to make one kind of soup.
is Nutrition Month and here at Diaries of a Dietitian we’re focusing on the
potential of food to bring people together. Food is nourishment, of course, but
it’s also so much more. Food unites us all.
Our next idea - host a soup exchange. We
March is Nutrition Month and here at Diaries of a Dietitian we're focusing on the potential of food to bring people together. Food is nourishment, of course, but it's also so much more. Food unites us all.
Every Wednesday in March we'll post an idea that fits the theme of bringing family and friends together to share great food and conversation.
The first idea: a Burrito Bar. This is
Freezer meals can be a lifesaver! I try to freeze almost everything from leftovers, to marinated meat to key ingredients to our favourite dishes. They can help save you time and money and help to improve your health.
Freezer meals can help you serve a healthy meal on busy nights or nights you just don't feel like cooking - saving you from a drive-thru window.
You can prepare and cook food
If spaghetti is a regular on your family's meal rotation, why not re-imagine your meat sauce with this hearty lentil mushroom bolognese sauce? By eating less meat, especially less red meat, you benefit your health, the planet, and your wallet!
Maybe it's the dietitian in me, but just look at these lentils...aren't they beautiful! Little morsels of good-for-you stuff and they're so
With the New Year brought a suspected milk allergy to my family. The advice from our doctor is to avoid milk until we see the allergist. So of course when you think about avoiding milk you think of the usual suspects...milk, cheese and yogurt. But in actual fact it is so much more than that.
Milk is often used as an ingredient in many different types of food. In baked goods like bread,
Roasted Acorn Squash
Wash and scrub the outside of the squash.
Cut off the top and bottom of the squash to create a flat edge on both ends.
Cut the in half lengthwise.
Scoop out the seeds with a spoon.
Place cut side down on a parchment lined baking sheet. You can also cut the squash halves into wedges.
Roast at 400 for about 30 minutes or until a fork easily pierces through
Homemade Whole Wheat Tortillas
These homemade wraps
have just 4 basic ingredients. Simply top your wraps with whatever you like,
and roll them up into a neat little package!
Makes 8 Small Wraps
1 cup whole wheat flour
1 cup white flour
3 Tbsp olive or vegetable oil
1/2 tsp salt
2/3 c warm water
In a bowl, mix together the whole wheat and
Growing up my parents made cabbage rolls every fall. They would usually take an afternoon to make a big roasting pan of cabbage rolls and then freeze them to enjoy all winter! If maybe you don't have an afternoon to make cabbage rolls or if you're like me and feel a bit intimidated to actually make them then this "unrolled" cabbage roll soup is just for you!
I really liked this soup but
I'm all for recipes that turn ho-hum basics into something that's tasty, easy and versatile. This Winter Slaw recipe, adapted from Foodland Ontario, fits the bill.
I like this recipe because it uses a simple vinaigrette and inexpensive vegetables that are plentiful in the winter: rutabaga, cabbage, and carrots. You can add other vegetables to it as well. I added onion and celery.
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