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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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 I’m sharing tips and inspirations to nourish your body, stay strong, and live your life vibrantly, as you age. 

Do you love pumpkin pie?

How about overnight oats?

Then you'll love this super simple recipe for Pumpkin Pie Overnight Oats.

It's a creamy, delicious and nourishing option for breakfast.

It gets two thumbs up from this dietitian: it's packed with protein and filled with fibre for long-lasting breakfast energy to power you through a busy morning. It's tasty on it's own, but also fantastic with blueberries and a nut-filled granola or muesli (for crunch!)

Make a do...

Seriously, if breakfast looked this vibrant and delicious every day, you'd jump out of bed! That brilliant purple colour though!

Have you tried a smoothie bowl before? Basically, it's a really thick smoothie that you add toppings onto so that you can chew your breakfast instead of drink it.

Some folks prefer to chew than sip, so that's cool, but also, solid food (e.g. the nuts and seeds on top of the smoothie) can make you feel more satiated than a liquid. An...

March 23, 2019

If there was something you could do to stay strong and slow down the body's aging process, would you do it?

UM...is that even a question?!

The past few years I've watched a few older adults in my life age and lose their strength in what seems like rapid fashion. Really, it's not rapid, it's just that it seems that way to someone not living with it every day. I've noticed their change in mobility and ability to do daily tasks. The loss of strength impacts thei...

This peanut butter smoothie is super creamy thanks to a surprise ingredient that helps give this smoothie long-lasting energy.

With the vibrant pink hue from the raspberries and a tangy little perk from the lemon, this Raspberry Lemon Overnight Oats tastes like sunshine and happiness.

It's #NutritionMonth! Let's celebrate the potential of food to enhance your life. Starting with breakfast and these dark chocolate peanut butter overnight oats.

September 17, 2018

Anyone else wonder where the summer went? The melons and peaches are quickly being replaced by apples and pears. Which is cool, ‘cause I love the crunch of fresh apples too. But peaches...oh my, I will miss you.

Higher protein intakes at meals (along with exercise) are linked with maintaining lean muscle mass as you age. It works out to about 20-30 grams of protein at each meal. Most of us get enough at dinner, but breakfast is another story. So how do you get that much protein at breakfast?

September 8, 2017

Breakfast is a prime time to pump up protein. Eating about 20 to 30 grams of protein is especially important for those of us aged 40 and over. These Sweet Potato and Turkey frittatas are packed with protein!

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