Carolyn Berry
Carolyn Berry is a registered dietitian in Vancouver, B.C. She received her Bachelor of Science in Dietetics from the University of British Columbia and is now working as a clinical dietitian for Fraser Health Authority, as well as in two private practice settings: Nuvo Nutrition and Russel Sean Fitness. She is also a contributing author for

Carolyn is passionate about empowering people with the knowledge they need to live healthy lives. She is also a self-proclaimed foodie with a love of cooking and experimenting in the kitchen. One of her favourite hobbies is food blogging, which she does at Wealth of Health.

Entries by Carolyn Berry

Bring These Homemade Chocolate Turtles To Your Next Holiday Party

(4) Comments | Posted December 15, 2014 | 7:24 PM

Turtle chocolates are a favourite of many during the holidays. Since December is a time for indulgence, I wanted to try a healthier version of this sweet treat.

There are three simple ingredients: dates, pecans, and chocolate. And unlike most homemade Christmas treats, you don't even need to turn on...

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Curried Roasted Chickpeas Are The Ideal Healthy Snack

(0) Comments | Posted December 1, 2014 | 1:52 PM

Are you snacker like me? Well, I've got just the thing for you!

Contrary to popular belief, snacking is a healthy practice -- as long as you're choosing the right snacks. These roasted chickpeas are so simple, healthy, and most importantly, delicious! Once they are roasted, chickpeas become crunchy and...

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Change Up Your Appetizers With This Delicious Beetroot Hummus

(0) Comments | Posted August 28, 2014 | 9:51 PM

Beets have typically been known for their use in the very popular Russian soup borscht, or pickled and eaten as a side dish. But beets deserve more credit than just that! This beetroot hummus is officially the best hummus I've ever tasted! Not only is it a striking colour, but...

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Cinnamon Vanilla Chia Seed Pudding Is The Perfect Dessert

(0) Comments | Posted July 7, 2014 | 6:23 PM

Do you remember the days of Chia Pets? And that commercial that just stuck in your head: Ch-Ch-Ch-Chia! Chia seeds are now not only known as a fuzzy green pet, but more recently for their great taste, versatility, and impressive nutritional benefits!



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Embrace Summer With This Healthy Banana 'Ice Cream'

(0) Comments | Posted June 30, 2014 | 6:10 PM

Summer is upon us, and I can't think of a better way to embrace it than with this simple, homemade, healthy ice cream.

Ice cream is one of those guilty pleasures for most of us. The guilty comes from the fact that ice cream is so high in fat, sugar,...

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A Fish And Chips Recipe With All Of The Flavour, Less Of The Fat

(0) Comments | Posted June 16, 2014 | 7:28 PM

Fish and chips is a favourite meal for many, especially here on the West Coast where we're lucky to have access to fresh fish for many months of the year. I love fish and chips just as much as the next person, but I sure don't like the heaviness of...

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How To Give Pad Thai A Healthy Makeover

(2) Comments | Posted May 27, 2014 | 12:23 AM

Pad Thai, Thailand's most famous noodle dish, is the perfect balance of salty, sour, sweet, and spicy. It's really tough to beat!

When I go out for Thai food, I always order it. But after thoroughly enjoying every bite...crumb...speck on the plate, I usually end up with a stomach ache...

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Healthy 'Fried' Rice Is A Great Way To Clear Out Your Fridge

(0) Comments | Posted April 22, 2014 | 8:52 PM

Most people don't associate the words "fried" and "healthy," but with a few simple modifications, fried rice CAN actually be good for you!

Restaurants typically make fried rice by adding white rice to a skillet full of oil, frying it to get a crispy texture, and tossing in a few...

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Embrace Spring With These Vietnamese Spring Rolls

(0) Comments | Posted April 9, 2014 | 10:14 PM

Spring is upon us, and I cannot think of a better way to embrace it than with these Vietnamese spring rolls.

They're not only super tasty, but also healthy and packed with layers of flavour and crunch. They're also a refreshing change from the usual fried spring rolls. They're great...

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You Can't Beet This Beet Pesto Pasta Recipe

(0) Comments | Posted March 25, 2014 | 6:29 PM

This may be the first time I've used the word "stunning" to describe a pasta dish, but oh wow, look at that colour!

This dish gets me really excited. Many pasta sauces are high in salt (tomato-based sauces) or high in fat (cream-based sauces), but not this one, thanks to...

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Pack This Wheat Berry, Kale, And Feta Salad For A Tasty Lunch

(0) Comments | Posted March 13, 2014 | 7:40 PM

Ever wondered where flour comes from? The answer is in this salad: wheat berries! They're what whole wheat flour starts out as before it gets ground into a powder.

Wheat berries are whole, unprocessed wheat kernels that contain all three parts of the grain (germ, bran, and endosperm) -- only...

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Peanut Butter And Honey Oat Balls Are Perfect Post-Workout

(0) Comments | Posted February 24, 2014 | 8:06 PM

I was trying to come up with the perfect high-energy snack for my 28 kilometre run this weekend, so I decided to combine many of my favourite snack food ingredients: peanut butter and honey!

In fact, this combination is a throwback to my elementary school days when my mom would...

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Coconut Date Granola Makes The Perfect Breakfast Parfait

(0) Comments | Posted February 11, 2014 | 10:07 PM

Don't be fooled: granola sounds healthy, but it's often high in sugar, unhealthy fats and oils, and is packed full of fillers and unnecessary ingredients. Homemade granola is a cut above anything you can buy in the store, and you can so easily customize it by adding your favourite ingredients....

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Parmesan Mashed Cauliflower Will Make You Forget About Potatoes

(2) Comments | Posted February 3, 2014 | 7:38 PM

"Cauliflower is the perfect opportunity for culinary experimentation," Vancouver chef and restauranteur Vikram Vij told Maclean's. And I couldn't agree more!

Cauliflower hasn't always been one of my favourite vegetables. It used to sit in my fridge until it was nearly past the point of no return, and...

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Making Eggs Has Never Been As Easy As This Yam And Leek Frittata

(0) Comments | Posted January 20, 2014 | 8:52 PM

I'm a big fan of eggs, pretty much in any form. They're the perfect source of natural protein (6 grams per egg) are low in calories (70 in each), plus they have have iron, vitamins A, D, E, and B12, folate, selenium, choline, and lutein and zeaxanthin for maintaining good...

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Warm Up With This Butternut Squash Mac And Cheese

(0) Comments | Posted January 7, 2014 | 11:25 PM

Macaroni and cheese is my favourite comfort food!

Traditionally, mac and cheese is really rich and heavy on butter, cream and, well, cheese, so I wanted to try a lightened up version -- without compromising taste and texture, of course.


Mac and cheese...

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The Perfect Post-Holidays Treat: Dark Chocolate Gingerbread Kettle Corn

(0) Comments | Posted December 28, 2013 | 4:31 PM

I've always loved kettle corn: popcorn with the perfect combination of salty and sweet!

Popcorn, after all, is a whole grain -- and though it gets a bad reputation at the movie theaters, homemade popcorn can be a light, healthy and delicious snack that satisfies those munchies.

I decided to...

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These Delicious Holiday Bliss Bites Are So Simple To Make

(0) Comments | Posted December 20, 2013 | 8:55 PM

I recently started my holiday baking, but on my first go, I didn't end up baking anything at all.

Instead, I took out my favourite appliance -- my food processor -- and just kept adding ingredients and adjusting the spices until my concoction had a "holiday" taste.

I ended up...

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