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HOLIDAY PARTY SURVIVAL 101

Posted by sfoisy on 2012-12-14 10:26

Ok, so this is like your 10th party in a row and you wish you never see a shrimp roll ever again. ‘Tis the season for holiday parties! Ho Ho ho..or more like no, no no.  Weight gains of a few pounds are common...

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Tips for a healthy Halloween

Posted by sfoisy on 2012-10-24 9:59

As a dietitian I want to offer healthy treats to the kids that come around for Halloween. Each year brings on an argument between my husband and me about what to give away. He says chocolate and I say raisins, to which he replies...

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Bringing food comfort to grieving homes

Posted by sfoisy on 2012-10-3 9:51

Recently a close friend of mine had a death in the family and the community reached out with gifts of food. Food is often welcome as the family does not have time to buy or prepare meals for the large amount of people they will host...

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When Calories Count

Posted by sfoisy on 2012-08-14 9:51
What is a calorie?  

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Isn’t salad already healthy?

Posted by sfoisy on 2012-06-1 8:25

Whenever I think of summer, I think of salads and lighter main courses due to the heat. Many of you are probably the same.  But salads may not be as healthy as you think. Being a dietitian and working with restaurants, I am...

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Grill it up!

Posted by sfoisy on 2012-05-8 14:55

The sun is almost shining regularly and I think it’s getting warmer every day now (fingers crossed!), which has given me inspiration to dust off my BBQ and organize myself for a season of grilling. Grilling is one of the...

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Vegetable and fruit consumption in the winter

Posted by sfoisy on 2012-02-8 9:36

One thing we can be sure about during the winter is that it’s cold outside! As I watch the snow falling I dream of summer months, farmers’ markets and deliciously fresh, locally grown food.  We often don’t think of winter as a...

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Attending Holiday parties: naughty or nice?

Posted by sfoisy on 2011-12-8 10:18

Tis the season to be jolly!  But, it’s also the season where people fear indulging in too much seasonal joy with temptation from holiday parties and get together’s.  Traveling from one social gathering to another, as one tends to...

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Healthy pizza on the menu

Posted by sfoisy on 2011-09-30 7:50

Pizzaiolo has been making pizza in the greater Toronto area for 11 years. Even before he opened his first location, a third generation pizza maker, Luigi Petrella, president and owner of Pizzaiolo, knew he wanted health to be a focus.

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Healthy snacks

Posted by sfoisy on 2011-09-28 13:42

Everyone loves to snack. Well at least I think so. I love to snack. But I find I gravitate to the snacks I always eat and sometimes even something pre-packaged. Are you in a snack rut like me?  If so here are some tips to make your snacking...

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Recipe of the Week

Roasted Vegetable Buns with Spicy Spread

Tips of the Week

Include plain frozen and canned fruit and veggies with reduced sodium and sugar in your winter diet.

Question of the Week

Are frozen and canned fruit and veggies a good alternative to fresh produce?