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One day I will go strawberry picking

One day I will go strawberry picking

Lisa15 August 20152 min read

Earlier this month, a friend of mine asked me if I wanted to go strawberry picking up at Whittamore’s Farm. This is a popular place to pick strawberries since it’s…

Master cheese class with Chef Christine Cushing

Master cheese class with Chef Christine Cushing

Lisa5 August 20155 min read

People often asked me how I came up with the idea to start a product review club. Well, I actually go the idea from a beauty and make-up review club…

Teaching kid’s in the kitchen classes

Teaching kid’s in the kitchen classes

Lisa30 July 20152 min read

I recently decided to step up my culinary training by signing up for the chef certified course at George Brown College. I’d always wanted to go to chef school after completing…

What is the Paleo Diet?

What is the Paleo Diet?

Lisa11 June 20153 min read

The Paleolithic diet, or “Paleo diet”, is a popular fad diet which attempts to mirror the eating habits of early humans. This diet is based on the fact that many…

Portion Perfection – A Weight Loss Program designed by a dietitian

Portion Perfection – A Weight Loss Program designed by a dietitian

Lisa26 May 20155 min read

As a dietitian, one of the most common things I hear from people is “ I want to lose weight but I don’t know how to eat healthy. Can you…

How to cook asparagus

How to cook asparagus

Lisa24 May 20152 min read

Now that spring is finally here I am seeing tons of asparagus at the Farmers’ Markets. I was at St. Lawrence Market this weekend and saw tables of asparagus being sold…

Omega Crunch flax seed giveaway

Omega Crunch flax seed giveaway

Lisa28 April 20152 min read

As a dietitian, when I hear the word flax I automatically think “omega-3s, omega-6s and a good source of fibre”. However, I rarely stop to think about what flax actually…

New to gardening? FoodShare is now offering workshops

New to gardening? FoodShare is now offering workshops

Lisa21 April 20151 min read

Attention all gardeners (and wannabe gardeners): FoodShare is currently offering organic gardening workshops. Learn everything you need to know from planning out your garden, to sprouting seeds, transplanting, container gardening,…

FoodShare Organic Gardening Workshops

FoodShare Organic Gardening Workshops

Lisa17 April 20153 min read

Gardening is something that doesn’t come naturally to me so it took me three attempts just to get a herb garden to survive on my patio. I plant a herb garden…