Carolyn Berry
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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 HealthCastle.com.

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.

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Embrace Spring With These Vietnamese Spring Rolls

(0) Comments | Posted April 9, 2014 | 9:14 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 | 5:29 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 | 6:40 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 | 7:06 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 | 9:07 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 | 6:38 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 | 7:52 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 | 10:25 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.

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Mac and cheese...

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

(0) Comments | Posted December 28, 2013 | 3:31 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 | 7:55 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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