A non-foodie, hungry dietitian’s tips to fast meal prepping for one. By Jana Spindler (Online Nutrition Counseling, Calgary Dietitian & Sports Nutritionist) The Lunch Challenge: I am a very hungry person. I am a very lazy cook! I don’t allow much time for cooking meals.I like a hot lunch during the week. I don’t want […]
Add more protein to your guacamole with this edamame guacamole recipe from The School Year Survival Cookbook. This recipe works great for kids lunches on toasted pita bread, as a sandwich filling for wraps, a breakfast variation of avocado toast or as an appetizer with taco chips. What you need: 2 avocados, peeled with the […]
Terrific Tuna and Tomato Salad Recipe A perfect way to use summer-ripened tomatoes, this refreshing salad is versatile enough to enjoy for lunch, on a picnic, or dinner on the patio with family and friends. From the Dietitians of Canada Cookspiration App What you need: 2 pints grape tomatoes, halved lengthwise 2 stalks celery, […]
Our Favourite Things – Glass Containers Planning lunches for my three kids, myself, and occasionally, my husband is one of my least favourite things EVER. I typically start the school year off strong, and then it all falls apart some time in early October. This year, I decided to purchase some new containers for lunch […]
Why mid-day nutrition is critical for work and school Regardless if you are packing lunch for the office or your kid’s lunch box, this is a critical meal that should not be overlooked. Why is thinking about nutrition at lunch so important?