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Articles by Andrea Godfreyson, Registered Dietitian

How to Choose Healthier Take-out and Delivery

December 9, 2015 by Andrea Godfreyson, Registered Dietitian

With a crowded calendar of holiday gatherings, school events and other festive happenings, there may be nights this month when you find yourself with nothing planned for supper. With a house full of hungry mouths and no quick meal options on hand, choosing between take out menus may feel like your best option. 

Top 10 Slow Cooker Tips (Plus a Recipe)

December 1, 2015 by Andrea Godfreyson, Registered Dietitian

I have a sporadic relationship with my slow cooker. I can completely forget about it for months on end and then something will remind me of it (usually a co-worker’s great looking lunch), I’ll dust it off and be back in love.Using my slow cooker reminds me of its many benefits. First off, they’re fairly inexpensive to buy and cheap to use (they use less electricity than an oven). They’re great for developing flavours in recipes and tenderizing less expensive cuts of meat. Many recipes take little effort and when you get home you’re greeted with the smell of supper ready and waiting for you.

Do We Need a Wake-up Call on Specialty Coffee Drinks?

October 27, 2015 by Andrea Godfreyson, Registered Dietitian

Is your coffee order a mouthful? Specialty coffee drinks high in sugar and fat have become the norm and kids are drinking them too. Is this something we need to worry about?

And the Winner of the Fall Soup and Stew Cook-off is…

October 20, 2015 by Andrea Godfreyson, Registered Dietitian

The results are in. Here’s the winning recipe for the Fall soup and stew cook-off!

Introducing Solids to your Baby: A Look at Baby-led Weaning

October 13, 2015 by Andrea Godfreyson, Registered Dietitian

Your baby is ready to eat! Whether you let her feed herself or spoon-feed her, here are some things you need to consider.



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