Tag Archive : nutrition

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…

With the hustle and bustle of daily life, sometimes it becomes difficult to eat healthy. This is why we have compiled a list of four healthy food options from Tim Hortons. These foods are not as healthy as eating at home, but they do provide options for when you have limited time to prepare a…

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, Naturopathic Doctor Lights, eggnog and family. December is all about connecting with the people you love over food and giving back to the community. But for many, the holiday season comes with anxiety around having to eat foods they are sensitive to. Even for some with no food sensitivities, indulging in…

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…

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