Tag Archive : diet

Most of you don’t know me. I am the dietitian for the Muscle and Joint Clinic in Mississauga. Interesting fact – I reside 20 hours drive away from Mississauga in a small town called Sioux Lookout.  When I am not seeing my Mississauga clients virtually, I work as a primary care dietitian for the indigenous population…

Kidney Bean Curry is comfort food at its best. Cheap, nutritious, and comforting. What is not to like? Ingredients 2 cups dry red kidney beans 1 large onion, chopped 4 cloves garlic, chopped 1 (2 inch) piece fresh ginger root, chopped 2 tablespoons vegetable oil 2 teaspoons ghee (clarified butter) 2 dried red chile peppers,…

“Muffins in a cup! Easy, yummy, and best of all hearty.” Ingredients 8 eggs 8 ounces cooked ham, crumbled 1 cup diced red bell pepper 1 cup diced onion 1/4 teaspoon salt 1/8 teaspoon ground black pepper 2 tablespoons water Directions Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease 8 muffin cups or…

You are probably wondering what BBBB stands for, it is the: Black Bean Breakfast Bowl Now that the cat is out of the bag, here is how to make it: “A quick breakfast if you’re trying to avoid carbs.” Ingredients 2 tablespoons olive oil 4 eggs, beaten 1 (15 ounce) can black beans, drained and…

With the festive season upon us, baking is in full swing. And with baking the indulgence of sugary treats commences. The question arises how much sugar is too much, and should you try to cut down this holiday season?   It’s no surprise that sugar is bad for you. But before we vilify sugar, it…

By Dr. Tanvi Tijoriwala, ND Type 2 diabetes is a condition in which our body does not react normally to insulin, a hormone that regulates the sugar levels in the blood. Due to this, we are unable to utilize glucose for normal functions. Having a high blood sugar level can cause symptoms such as excess…

The backward flow of acid from the stomach to the esophagus is called acid reflux. It can cause a feeling of discomfort in your chest, soreness of the throat and hoarseness. If you’ve ever had a steak at 9pm and fell asleep shortly afterwards, you are probably familiar with this feeling. When acid reflux becomes…

It’s back to school season! Here are a five simple and healthy lunch ideas that your kids will hopefully enjoy! 1. Avocado Egg Salad Toast Ingredients 1 medium ripe avocado, peeled and cubed 6 hard-boiled large eggs, chopped 1 green onion, finely chopped 1 teaspoon lemon juice 1/4 teaspoon salt 1/8 teaspoon pepper 4 large…

This is a nice change from the ordinary grilled chicken. This is excellent served with pita bread, a garlicky tzatziki, and a Greek salad. Lamb can be substituted for the chicken, and many variations on vegetables can be used.     Ingredients 1/4 cup olive oil 1/4 cup lemon juice 1/4 cup white vinegar 2…

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