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Simple No-cook Meals: a 3 Day Plan

July 19, 2016 by Dean Simmons, Registered Dietitian

Some of you may not have access to a kitchen, travel a lot, or simply don’t have the time to cook. Having some low-cost, no-cook meal ideas in your back pocket can help you eat healthfully when you can’t, or simply don’t want to, cook.

Healthy Foods that Don’t Need to be Cooked

July 13, 2016 by Dean Simmons, Registered Dietitian

Here are some low-cost, no-cook healthy food ideas to keep in your back pocket for days when you can’t, or simply don’t want to, cook.

Healthier Meal and Recipe Ideas for Camping

May 31, 2016 by Dean Simmons, Registered Dietitian

It’s the time of year when many families start planning for camping trips at the amazing parks spread across our province. If you’ve never gone camping maybe this is the year you venture out and give it a try; it’s one of the most affordable travel options. It’s also a great way for families to connect with each other and nature, unplug from digital devices and create lasting memories.

Potassium and Your Blood Pressure

May 10, 2016 by Dean Simmons, Registered Dietitian

Did you know that eating potassium-rich foods can help to lower your blood pressure? Read about the important role of potassium in lowering blood pressure and learn how to add these foods to your meals.

Food Tips and Recipes for Your Emergency Kit

May 3, 2016 by Dean Simmons, Registered Dietitian

You never know when you’ll have to be ready for an emergency. If you feel overwhelmed when thinking about packing your emergency supply kit read on for tips on what foods to pack along with some recipe ideas.

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