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Fueling through the holidays

December 31, 2018
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

GrassRoots Nutrition: Twelve Days of Christmas

December 20, 2018
Tips & Tricks for a Delicious & Healthy Holiday Season. This is the time of year with parties galore.  Most events centre around food, alcohol and connecting with family and friends.  To help enjoy your holidays read the tips and tricks below that are associated with the twelve days of Christmas. 😊   On the... View Article

GrassRoots Nutrition: How To Increase Veggies

November 22, 2018
Veggie Madness A diet rich in vegetables and fruits is a great way to build variety, create balance, and increase vitamins.  Veggies can be challenging to include in the diet.  Veggies can be challenging to include in the diet as they take prep work and if we get to hungry its not the thing we... View Article

GrassRoots Nutrition: Turn “Planning” into “Doing” & Banana Bread Muffin Tops Recipe

November 7, 2018
Tips to take planning into doing: Schedule it in: Setting aside time to plan your meals and prepare your snacks.  This will help to curb your hunger and get your fueling more consistently.   We each have routines and often it is easier to let go of food/meal prep. Prioritize: Find a time that works for... View Article

Grassroots Nutrition: Perform at your best by fueling with sugar?

October 25, 2018
Perform at your best by fueling with sugar? The current trend in the media is to compare sugar to hard drugs.  They suggest the two have addictive properties and these properties can lead us to an early death. Do we need to start hiding our children and picketing with anti-sugar messages to protect the youth?... View Article

Grassroots Nutrition – Fueling on Your Rest Days

June 13, 2018
GRASSROOTS NUTRITION TIPS Fueling on Your Rest Days: Rest days are a critical part of training and help the body to recover and replenish. I often get the question from athletes about how to fuel on rest days. The awesome thing about bodies is that they will let you know what they need. However, if... View Article

Grassroots Nutrition – Post Workout Fueling Ideas

April 26, 2018
GRASSROOTS NUTRITION TIPS We know that fueling post exercise is critical.  Below are 10 easy grab and go snack and 10 easy prepared snacks to fuel with post ski day. 10  Easy Grab & Go Snack: Pre-portioned hummus (Costco)with Crackers or veggies Boom Chia Pop Pre-Portioned Guacamole (Costco) with Crackers or veggies Snapea Crisps (Costco)... View Article

Healthy Snack Ideas & Recipes

March 29, 2018
Classic Peanut Butter and Chocolate Chip Oatmeal Energy Balls Prep Time: 5 mins Total Time: 5 mins Yield: 12 Ingredients 1 cup dry oats (I like 1/2 old fashioned oatmeal and 1/2 quick cooking) 1/4 cup peanut butter 1/4 cup honey 1/2 cup mini chocolate chips dash of salt 1/2 teaspoon vanilla, optional Instructions In a medium bowl,... View Article

March is Nutrition Month: Week 4

March 21, 2018
Week 4: Potential to Bring Us Together Unlock your potential to discover food In partnership with GrassRoots Nutrition Follow GrassRoots Nutrition on Instagram! Enjoy the benefits of bringing families and friends together with food. This Nutrition Month, dietitians want to remind you of the power of coming together for shared meals. WHY SHARE MEALS WITH... View Article

March is Nutrition Month: Week 3

March 15, 2018
Week 3: Power of Prevention Unlock your potential to discover food In partnership with GrassRoots Nutrition Follow GrassRoots Nutrition on Instagram! It is always critical to first listen to your body.  Below are some tips that can help boost immunity and prevent injury. Antioxidants Fueling with a diet that is high in antioxidants can help:... View Article