Tag: Registered Dietitian

A Critical Look at Dr. Oz’s Miracles- Part 1

Dr. Oz – the captivating, charasmatic and convincing surgeon  has won over millions of viewers  who faithfully follow his nutrition advice. I believe Dr. Oz’s intentions are good and he wants to improve the health of Americans. However, there are a couple of things about his approach that concern me:

Lemon-Parmesan Roasted Broccoli


Tried, tested and true – I’ve witnessed this broccoli recipe get sampled (and liked!) by those who had not touched broccoli since they were served it, against their will, during childhood. This is without a doubt the best broccoli recipe I have tried to date.  By roasting the broccoli, you get some nice charred edges while maintaining the color and texture of the veggie.  The combination of garlic, olive oil, lemon zest and juice just can’t be beat.  Add the warm nutty flavor of toasted almonds and the salty melty goodness of the parmesan and there you have it. A must try!

Spinach, Sundried Tomatoes and Feta Frittata Bites

If you’re finding that you have no time for breakfast in the morning … well this is where that excuse stops. These little guys are quick, wholesome and a tasty breakfast solution! Make a batch on sunday, have a couple for your morning meals throughout the week and freeze some for another time!

Canada’s Food Guide – Harmful or Helpful?

Canada’s Food Guide (CFG) has been a staple educational and assessment piece throughout my education and practice. However there has been numerous concerns about this tool – it is outdated, promotes overeating,ect. Should we be following it?