Author: Nicole Osinga, RD, MAN, BASc

I'm a Registered Dietitian who works with clients in the Durham Region! I use evidence-based recommendations to help you achieve your nutrition goals. I have many hearty and delicious recipes to share! My office is in Courtice, ON. I regularly work with clients from Oshawa, Whitby, Ajax, Pickering, Newcastle, Bowmanville and Courtice.

Four Plant-Based Powerfood Soups

Think raw veggies and salads are the only way to get in your veggies? Think again!

Veggies soups, in my opinion, are the easiest way to get in your veggies. Don’t rely on the canned variety though – the nutrition value can be quite minimal with these. I encourage you to get into the kitchen and get making your own!

Simple Food Swaps for a Better Sleep and Smaller Waistline

Did you know that Canada and the US are tied for the third most sleep-deprived countries in the world?  These counties also struggle with weight issues, along with a number of chronic disease. Sleep status, weight and chronic disease are most defiantly related.

3 Minute Healthy Dips – 3 Ways

Let’s be real: you would eat more vegetables if you had permission to slather every veggie in your favourite, empty-calorie ranch dip. I mean, at least you’re getting your micronutrients from the veggies, so overall, the dip can’t be that bad, right? We can’t expect to have it all…