Getting dinner on the table each night for a hungry family isn't always easy. In fact, many find this task overwhelming. However, there are a few things you can do to ease the stress of family meal planning and preparation.
Dietitians are often asked what we eat. The truth is that most of us Registered Dietitians eat a pretty balanced and varied diet. We usually don’t follow diet fads or label our way of eating too specifically, other than calling it “healthy and balanced”. A healthy way of eating can mean many things….so, that doesn’t really answer the question “what do you eat?”, does it?
To give you a quick glimpse into my diet, here are my top 5 favourite foods I tend to keep on hand.
Like many dietitians, I often rail against diets. You may hear things like - diets don’t work, skip the fad diet, or simply don’t diet from myself or other like-minded Registered Dietitians. At the same time, however, we may use the word diet in describing a particular way of eating that we feel is sensible or medically necessary. We often endorse a certain way of eating or "diet". To some, this can be confusing.
Looking for a quick, easy and delicous veggie side dish to add to your repertoire? Look no further.
Cilantro lovers, this one is for you! Not only will this wow your taste buds, but this pesto is also a pretty nutritious snack. Pair it with crunchy, multigrain crackers or cut up raw veggies. Or better yet, enjoy it with scrambled eggs, on sandwiches or with pasta.
Love chia seeds and peanut butter? Why not try this delicious Chia Peanut Butter. It's great on toast, in smoothies or slathered on banana and apple slices.