Roast Pumpkin & Chickpea Salad

  I’ve never had anyone tell me they didn’t like this Roast Pumpkin & Chickpea Salad. Rich in both colour, flavour and fiber, this salad is the perfect side to any protein dish OR if you’re a vegetarian, a complete protein combination to ensure you meet those protein requirements.

My Favourite Non-Alcoholic Drinks

Plate of watermelon

Sometimes you just don’t want to drink – whether you’re looking to reign in your alcohol intake, you’re working hard to balance your hormones or improve your gut health, because you have something on at work the following day or you’re pregnant! Whatever the reason may be, it’s your choice, but I know how hard […]

Efficacy vs. Effectiveness in Clinical Trials

Problems with Scientific Research

Efficacy and effectiveness – what’s the difference? Efficacy is the maximum performance of a treatment under ideal and controlled circumstances. This includes testing on healthy populations and within a time constraint i.e. test controls will be monitored for 14 or 30 days post administration. To determine efficacy the outcome is plotted against dose in a […]

Baked Pear & Plum Crumble

Baked Pear & Plum Crumble

There’s only a short seasonal window of opportunity for Baked Pear and Plum Crumble, but when the dates align, my goodness is it worth it. The sweetness of the pear, with the tartness of the plum makes this dessert one of a kind. When preparing this dessert, I recommend always using black plums over red […]

Spicy Baked Eggs

Baked Eggs - An Apple a Day

Baked eggs have always been a favourite of mine and it is very rare (actually, I don’t think I have ever) that I turn them down if they’re on the menu when we eat out. Paired with some fresh sourdough or gluten free bread and butter… YUM. This recipe encompasses everything I love about this […]

My Christmas Gift List

Christmas Gift - An Apple A Day

The votes are in and an overwhelming number of you have asked for it: My Christmas Gift List.  I hope these sustainable and health conscious options help make the last minute dash easier 🙂  SODA STREAM – If you know someone who hasn’t had the luxury of having sparkling water on demand, then this is […]

Fish Tacos with Mango Salsa

Fish Tacos with Mango Salsa - An Apple a Day Nutrition

Mmmm… Fish Tacos with Mango Salsa; Is there anything better than the fresh, sweet taste of mangoes paired with a little Mexican spice on a balmy summer’s night? I didn’t think so. This dish is on frequent rotation at our place; not only because it’s delicious, but because it’s fresh, light and incredibly easy to […]

My Favourite Summer Reads

Studying Student - An Apple a Day

In a world that celebrates the hustle, I am always encouraging my patients to slow down. It’s a concept foreign to many and more often than not, when I ask my patients to tell me more about their favourite way to wind down, they look at me with a blank face. After some discussion, the […]

Water Filters

Drink a Glass of Water

Everyone can benefit from filtering their water however, no one more so than pregnant & breastfeeding women. My favorite filters listed here.