Local-Sustainable Food Shopping Guide

Local-Sustainable Food Shopping Guide (In & around Calgary) Fish Dor-Bel Foods: Sustainably raised and harvested fish and shellfish. Located in the Market on Macleod (formerly known as Kingsland Farmer’s Market) but you can order on-line and home delivery can be...

Is It Possible to Live Sugar Free?

Is It Possible to Live Sugar Free? I seem to feel the urge to write a post about sugar once a year. Teaching people about the risks of consuming sugar, identifying hidden sugar, and creating delicious low-sugar recipes is a passion of mine. The REAL reason I’m...

Farmers Market Deception

Farmers Market Deception: Avoid getting scammed when buying fruit and vegetables at the market It’s safe to say that you want to eat the most delicious and nutritious fruit and vegetables available. Generally, eating local and seasonal produce is your best bet if you...

Want To Get Fresh Veggies?

Want To Get Fresh Veggies? Grow your own vegetables!  Okay, if you are like me and gardening just isn’t your thing, join a CSA! What the heck is that? CSA stands for Community Supported Agriculture and it is one of the best ways to get your hands local fresh produce....

My Favourite Resource for Dairy, Fruits, Vegetables

My Favourite Resource for Dairy, Fruits, Vegetables – Local & Sustainable As promised, here is the second part of the shopping list. I hope you find this shopping resource list helpful and pass it on. Today’s list is for eggs, dairy, vegetables, fruit as...

My Favourite Resource for Meat and Seafood

My Favourite Resource for Meat and Seafood – Local & Sustainable A lot of my clients and friends ask me where I shop for groceries and specialty items. I love to buy local products that are nutritious, delicious and support sustainable agriculture practices....

Confused About Which Fish Are Safe and Eco-friendly?

I know that fish is one of the healthiest foods we can eat but I worry about the risks associated with eating low quality seafood. Most of us could benefit from the anti-inflammatory omega-3’s contained in fish. The key is to minimize your exposure to contaminants...

Where’s the Grass-fed Beef?

Where’s the Grass-fed Beef? Clients often ask me where they can find grass-fed beef. First off, why should we be interested in what cows are fed? The meat from cows that are grass-fed is higher in omega-3 fatty acids. As many of you know, omega-3 fatty acids are often...
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