GrassRoots Nutrition

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

GrassRoots Nutrition: Twelve Days of Christmas

December 20, 2018 6:32 pm

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 6:57 pm

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