GrassRoots Nutrition

Nutrition Tips: Potential to Discover & Cooking with Kids

March 15, 2019 5:30 pm

THE POTENTIAL TO DISCOVER The theme centered around this week of nutrition month is the potential to discover. Cooking with kids can be a daunting thought for parents.  This can feel even more overwhelming with busy schedules and active athletes.  We know that when we get kids involved in cooking it fostered healthy eating habits,… View Article

Nutrition Tips: March is Nutrition Month

March 7, 2019 6:17 pm

Happy Nutrition Month! March is Nutrition month which is always exciting.  Dietitians Of Canada will be putting out a weekly Theme around Unlocking The Potential Of Food.  This week’s theme is unlocking the potential of fuel.  Fueling can either help to enhance your performance by increasing stamina, preventing injuries and improving recovery, or it can… View Article

Nutrition Tips: Canada’s Food Guide – What’s new?

February 22, 2019 5:40 pm

Canada’s food guide has set the tone for how we as Canadian’s have thought about food for many decades.  As the needs of the population have changed so has Canada’s Food Guide.  This update was a much needed one as the previous food guide was released in 2007.    Below are some of the major… View Article

GrassRoots Nutrition: Easy Make Ahead Breakfast Ideas

January 30, 2019 5:19 pm

These are some of my go-to make ahead breakfasts to save time for those busy mornings. Overnight Oats Pineapple Bliss Smoothie Breakfast Burrito Crustless Pesto Quiche Muffins with Sun-Dried Tomatoes Greek Yogurt & Berries Easy Overnight Oats Ingredients 1/2 cup milk or unsweetened plain almond milk 3/4 Tbsp ground flax seeds 2 Tbsp Natural peanut… View Article

Fueling through the holidays

December 31, 2018 4:01 pm

Holidays are meant to be fun, offer relaxing time, and generally are times to enjoy friends and family around food.  We often take the holidays for granted but they do change our schedules and often can disrupt our usual training and fueling routine.  Here are some hints that can help you deal with the effects… View Article