Spinach and strawberries pair nicely together - both taste-wise, and nutrition-wise. Strawberries provide a boost of vitamin C, which helps our bodies better absorb the iron found in spinach. This salad also contains pumpkin seeds which provide an extra kick of iron.Read More
Welcome to this month’s feature province of Newfoundland and Labrador as we continue the year-long Canada 150 blog series at Blueprint Nutrition, celebrating food grown and/or raised in this beautiful country of Canada.Read More
It was difficult to choose a food to highlight from the many culinary treasures that one can find in this province, including seafood, dulse (or seaweed), and donairs (the recently dubbed food of the province’s capital city Halifax), but I chose to highlight the small but mighty wild blueberry.Read More
If you happen to arrive in New Brunswick in the early spring, sometime between April and May, you may want to pack your hiking gear and find some locals who can take you through the forests n search of a Canadian spring delicacy, fiddleheads, or baby ferns.Read More
Grab your apron, it’s time to cook!
Now that you have a good assortment of the kitchen gadgets and healthy food on hand, you need to know what to DO with them to make them work FOR you, not just become a space-occupying lesion in your home! Don’t worry if you aren't the greatest cook or burnt the piece of toast you had for supper last night. Cooking is like anything else in life, it's best learned by diving in! Who knows? You may even discover a new-found passion or talent!Read More
The chilly winter temperatures are making me crave some comfort foods. Yes, I am certainly not immune to cravings (surprise, surprise!) However, I like the challenge of finding innovative ways to satisfy the cravings, which give me the best of both worlds - comfort and nutrition. I think this festive quinoa salad is one of those nutritious winter comfort foods for myself.Read More
As I shared on my blog post earlier this week, I absolutely love pomegranates at this time of year and I find real joy in concocting new creations, whether for breakfast, lunch or dinner, using this antioxidant-rich and incredibly tasty fruit!Read More