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Good for Your Gut Low FODMAP Potato Salad

April 26, 2022

This is a favourite prebiotic recipe of mine and let’s be honest, who doesn’t love a cold potato salad? What are prebiotics? You might be familiar with probiotics – the gut-supportive bacteria that live in your digestive tract and keep you healthy. But what are prebiotics? As a…

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Low Fodmap Sunshine Breakfast Bowl

January 29, 2022

Starting your day with a little bit of citrus and coconut is the perfect way to brighten your morning! Often it is seen that following a Low FODMAP diet requires elimination of foods you love, but portion size is everything! You don’t need to sacrifice your favourite flavours with the correct…

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Low FODMAP PB&J Oats

January 18, 2022

The Low FODMAP diet can sometimes be challenging when it comes to fast and easy delicious breakfast recipes. But with this 10-minute PB&J Oats recipe your taste buds will be happy and your gut will be too! Plus, oats are a fantastic source of fibre to help with regular, healthy…

Open face egg omelette sandwich with tomatoes

Open Faced Omelette Sandwich

December 21, 2021

Think you need to eliminate bread while on the Low FODMAP diet? This is a common FODMAP misconception! There are many low FODMAP substitutions for common breakfast items. Traditional sourdough and some gluten free breads, like Schar, which is certified low FODMAP by Monash University, can be a great substitution to…

Pregnant or thinking about getting pregnant? Here are the top 10 nutrients for a health pregnancy. For more support work with one of our registered dietitians at Ignite Nutrition in Calgary, Alberta

Top 10 Nutrients for a Healthy Pregnancy

May 24, 2021

Whether you’ve just found out you’re pregnant or are planning on getting pregnant soon, it’s never too early to start thinking about your nutrition. Research now shows that your nutrition while pregnant not only affects your child throughout their lifetime, but it may actually affect your future grandchildren as well.…

Andrea D’Ambrosio with Dietetics Directions guest blogs about the 5 Pitfalls to avoid when prioritizing nutrition.

Prioritizing Nutrition and 5 Pitfalls to Avoid

March 8, 2021

Our colleague Andrea D’Ambrosio has this amazing post on 5 Pitfalls to Avoid When Prioritizing Nutrition, we thought it was perfect timing with it being a new year so we decided to guest feature it on our blog! This time of year, people often prioritize healthy eating but struggle with some…

This cinnamon raisin overnight oats is GREAT for gut health because its a source of resistant starch - a prebiotic fibre that feeds your gut microbes! Learn more from Ignite Nutrition Registered Dietitians

Cinnamon Raisin Overnight Oats

January 25, 2021

Have you noticed a surge in overnight oat recipes recently? They are the latest trend for quick and easy breakfasts, and for good reason. Overnight oats have significant health benefits that make incorporating this simple breakfast into our daily routine advantageous! Hey there, this is Nancy, Andrea’s student. As a…

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A Weight Neutral Approach to Nutrition Counselling

December 13, 2020

Have you heard of a ‘weight neutral’ approach? At Ignite, we practice in a Health at Every Size® paradigm, with a weight neutral approach. In this post, we will explain what that means and how it applies to our practice, so you can find the right fit of dietitian. What is…

The Mediterranean Diet is one of the healthiest, most enjoyable and easiest to sustain. Work with a registered dietitian with Ignite Nutrition in Calgary, Alberta to get started.

Is the Mediterranean diet good for gut health?

September 14, 2020

The Mediterranean diet is one of the most studied diets in the world. It is ranked as being healthy, enjoyable, and most importantly, one of the easiest to sustain. The Mediterranean diet is not a fad diet doesn’t make empty promises with a long list of foods or food groups you…

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Low FODMAP Pumpkin Cream Cheese Muffins

September 8, 2020

Hey there, it is Nancy here and I am excited to share a Low FODMAP pumpkin muffin recipe with you just in time for back to school (and of course pumpkin spice season)! Everyone should enjoy pumpkin season, even low FODMAPPER’s, which is why I decided to modify Cookie…