The one super ingredient you'll want to add to your trail mix.

Trail mix is on my list of super-star snacks. Made with nutrient-rich nuts, seeds and dried fruits, it powers me with protein and fills me with fibre for snacking satisfaction. Just a handful can help curb my hunger. But, it can also pack a hefty calorie punch if you are a non-stop nibbler. And depending on your ingredients, it can be a nutritious in-between energizer or an indulgent treat. To help keep trail mix on the nutritious energizer track, there’s one ingredient I always add: Roasted chickpeas! Why? Compared to a handful of mixed nuts, roasted chickpeas have about the same amount of protein but double the fibre. The combo of fibre and protein help to keep you feeling satisfied for lo

Family Night Turkey and Black Bean Tacos

Make-your-own-taco night is a tasty way to get your family involved in the kitchen. And that means less work for you. (Or more, depending on your family!) No need to wait for Taco Tuesday! Filled with nutrient-rich, lean ground turkey, fibre-filled black beans and loads of fresh veggie toppings, you can enjoy these turkey tacos any night of the week. And with Thanksgiving just around the corner, these tacos would be terrific made with leftover turkey. Family Night Turkey and Black Bean Tacos Prep Time: 20 minutes Cooking time: 10 minutes Makes: 6 servings Ingredients 1 tbsp (15 ml) olive oil 1 lb (500 grams) ground turkey 1 cup (250 ml) canned black beans, drained and rinsed 1 tbsp (15

Disclaimer: This website is designed to provide basic nutrition inspiration only and is not meant as a substitute for personal health or nutrition advice from your registered dietitian. 

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