Apr 15 2014

10 "Health Foods" That Aren't Really Healthy At All

Don't get caught in the "health trap"

by: Sarah Remmer, RD

Ten Health Foods That Aren't Healthy At All

The media tends to have a huge influence on what we eat. As soon a food is deemed a "health food", it starts to fly off the shelves at warp speed. But as I mentioned in my post about nutrition labels, the media and food manufacturers are free to make over-glorified health claims where they are often unjustified.

Apr 3 2014

5 Phrases You Need To Know To End Mealtime Battles

Watch your mealtimes transform from dreadful to delightful

by: Sarah Remmer, RD

As a mom of a three-and-a-half-year-old, I am no stranger to mealtime battles. Although my son is a great eater for the most part, he is still a typical three-and-a-half-year-old, testing the boundaries at every turn and grasping at any opportunity for independence and control. Eating—something that we do multiple times a day—is, unfortunately one of the areas that preschoolers can and WILL control, and it can be beyond frustrating, and sometimes worrisome for us parents.

Mar 27 2014

Guaranteed Family Favourite: Beer Can Chicken

This juicy and delicious roast chicken recipe will be one of your new favourite go-to meals

by: Sarah Remmer, RD

beer can chicken recipe

My husband and I have recently discovered the beauty of barbecuing a full roasting chicken versus individual chicken pieces. Of course there's nothing wrong with barbecuing chicken breasts, thighs, or drumsticks—some of our favourite recipes call for these—but we've found that we're using whole chickens more often now because there are so many benefits. It's much more economical to cook a whole chicken and there are delicious leftovers for the week.



The Face, The Voice, The Blog!

Sarah likes to refer to herself as the "Non-Diet Dietitian." Her mission is to inspire people to enjoy food in an intuitive and non-restrictive way, while respecting their health at the same time. Sarah is a Registered Dietitian/Nutritionist, writer and appears regularly in local and national media.

She's also a mother, a wife and a lover of chocolate, red wine, coffee and pretty much all foods. She aspires to become remotely as amazing a cook as her Mom is and to one day find that "sweet spot" balance between being a great Mom/wife and running a successful part-time business (she's a dreamer too!).

She enjoys practicing yoga, jogging and playing hide-and-seek with her toddler. 

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