Organic foods are starting to enter the mainstream North America diet – more than 10 percent of fruits and vegetables sold are now organic! There are benefits to eating organic, however is eating organic more beneficial than non-organic, considering the higher cost?
Protein seems to have become a buzz word among fitness enthusiasts and dieters alike. In addition, the food industry has recognized this and has been using added protein as a selling point for their products. The above questions are FAQ’s I have gotten in the past.
The world of nutrition is confusing…
We’re bombarded everyday with healthy-living messages from the media, the Internet, health experts, friends and family. However, there is no universal consensus about the best diet to eat. This leads to contradicting messages and a frustrated public. Almost all of my clients have expressed this annoyance about nutrition information to me. After a large amount of research and critical analysis, how do I attempt to simplify these messages?
Lately I’ve been experimenting with trying to incorporate fresh herbs into my recipes. A minimal amount of fresh herbs can add so much flavour profile to a dish without the added calories! A dietitian’s dream! However, the issue with a recipe only calling for a minimal amount of herbs is that…so much is left over! What is to be done with the leftovers before these wonderfully fragrant flavorings expire in the back of our refrigerators? See below for a couple of ideas.