Frozen veggies are packed with nutrition, and super convenient – but they often get a bad rap for being mushy and less flavourful than their fresh counterparts. I’m not going to lie and say the texture is exactly the same as fresh veggies, but I do want to share some of my favourite ways to … Read more Cooking with Frozen Vegetables
Hi everyone! This post is part of a series with Love Local Food, highlighting recipes and tips for some of the awesome ingredients in their weekly local food boxes! They are a new company here in the Comox Valley with a passion for supporting local businesses. They offer no contact order and delivery to connect … Read more Cooking Chicken Breasts
Hi everyone! This post is the first in a series I will be doing with Love Local Food, highlighting recipes and tips for some of the awesome ingredients in their weekly local food boxes! They are a new company here in the Comox Valley with a passion for supporting local businesses. They offer no contact … Read more How to Cook with Rutabaga
I spent nearly 2 months in Vietnam this past winter, and one of my favourite things about it was the FOOD. When I’m travelling, I love trying out different foods as a way to explore the local culture. I don’t eat meat for ethical reasons, and this was absolutely no problem in Vietnam. The diversity … Read more Food Adventures in Vietnam
It sometimes seems like our society considers dieting synonymous with healthy eating. When I talk about dieting I am referring to restricting the amount and/or type of food that you eat for the purpose of losing weight. Now, some diets clearly go against generally accepted, evidence-based nutrition guidance. I’m talking about the ones that tell … Read more How Can I Eat Healthy Without Dieting?
The term “healthy relationship with food” seems to come up a lot these days – but what does it really mean, and why is it important? Nutrition isn’t just about what you’re eating – how you think and feel about what you’re eating (or not eating) is important too. Let’s say we have an individual at … Read more What is a Healthy Relationship with Food?