Vancouver Dietitian

Lindsay Pleskot

Satisfying Sweet Potato Toast 4 Ways

Sweet potato toast is packed with fibre and vitamins that will keep you fueled and energized throughout the morning. And the best part... you get to top them how you like! They're kind of like a multivitamin on a plate. Sweet or savoury, take your pick. Here are four of my fave combos!
Lindsay Pleskot

5 Steps To The Perfect Poke Bowl

Poke (pronounced POKE-AY) is a traditional Hawaiian dish that you can find pretty much anywhere that carries food on the islands -- from grocery stores, to restaurants, and even little beach shacks. Whenever we're in Hawaii I think it's safe to say my diet consists of at least fifty percent poke.
Lindsay Jang

Best Ever Cauliflower Fettuccine Alfredo

Cauliflower is a cruciferous vegetable, in the same family as some better known superfood veggies like kale, broccoli and Brussels Sprouts. They are known for their anti-inflammatory and anti-oxidant properties to fend off chronic disease and keep our bodies functioning at their prime! Sounds pretty good to me.
Lindsay Jang

How To Make Salted Caramel Energy Bites

I'm back at it again with more energy balls! Because, well, you can never have too many snack options and these ones were just WAY too good not to share. I have never made energy balls with cashews before and I seriously could not get over the texture of these once they were all blended up.
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Shanghai Lettuce Wraps From The 3-2-1 Method

A lot of you have expressed wanting to include more plant based eating as part of your nutrition goals. For many of you, this doesn't necessarily mean going 100% vegan or vegetarian, but just including more plants altogether. In line with that, this recipe is not vegetarian, but likely includes a lot less meat that you would typically include and way more veggies, without sacrificing the flavor or satisfaction of the dish.
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What's In My Travel Bag

Whether by car, plane or maybe even train, traveling can be a surefire way to get off the wagon with your regular healthy routine. From disrupted sleep to airport and airplane food, gas station stops and constantly being on the go, it's easy to get caught up in grabbing whatever's most convenient.
Lindsay Jang

Savour Your Mornings: Quick Oats 3 Ways

Especially over the winter, I love a hot breakfast and I just always seem to gravitate to more savoury combos like avocado toast or anything involving poached eggs and prosciutto. Oats are such a great way to start the day and these combos will have you energized and ready to take the morning!
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Wonton Soup -- Just Like Ma-Ma Used To Make

Wonton Soup is probably my ultimate comfort food. As far back as I can remember, my Ma-Ma (my Chinese Grandma) used to drive up to Kamloops to visit us every summer. I always looked forward to her annual ritual of folding fresh wontons to stock us up for the winter. I remember sitting at our kitchen table as she showed me her trick to make the folded edges of the dumplings stick.
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The Best Ever DIY Pumpkin Spice Latte

October is officially making it's mark with the beautiful changing leaves and crisper weather. I definitely enjoy the slower pace fall brings and of course, always look forward to getting back into boots and cozy sweaters. If you're not already in the middle of the craze, there's one more thing that fall is sure to bring... brace yourself for everything pumpkin!
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10 Healthy Road Trip Snacks

If you're trying to squeeze in one final end-of-summer trip, picking the right snacks becomes the difference between feeling energized or completely sluggish. With a combination of packing a few things from home and knowing how to navigate the best gas station picks (Yes! They do exist!) you'll be set for your next road trip!
Lindsay Jang

How To Make Juicy Greek Turkey Burgers

With Canada Day (or Independence Day for my American friends) just around the corner, I knew I needed to arm you guys with my favorite burger recipe. Being in the middle of the glorious summer weather, Canada Day celebrations always include a BBQ of some sort for us, and who doesn't love a good barbecued burger?!
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7 Tips To Mastering Your Local Farmer's Market

Not only is it fun to walk through colourful stalls of produce, flowers, and baked goods, it's a great way to support local farmers and stock up on wholesome ingredients. There always seems to be a new ingredient or product I haven't tried and I love getting to know the local vendors and businesses that work so hard to help us get fresh, delicious food on our plates! There really is nothing like fresh ingredients to really add that extra touch to a home cooked meal.