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This delicious falafel wrap was created by our dietetics student

Falafel Wrap

August 6, 2019

Nancy here – Ignite’s nutrition student coming in today to share a new recipe I developed – Falafel wraps! I was fortunate enough to travel to Montreal this summer. What a unique city! There is so much to see, do and EAT! As a foodie, I loved how many unique…

Work with one of our Registered Dietitians at Ignite Nutrition in Calgary, Alberta to learn more about the benefits of prunes for gut health.

Unlock the Power of Prunes!

March 11, 2019

Hello! March is Nutrition Month – and the theme this year is to unlock the potential of food. What I LOVE about this theme is that it looks at food from all aspects, from micronutrients all the way up to the food system as a whole! When I was in…

Andrea Hardy registered dietitian nutritionist from Calgary Alberta giving her TEDx talk on how we're KILLING human connection with science, and how to make patient care meaningful again!

Andrea’s TEDx Talk is up!

February 25, 2019

Hello all! This isn’t a typical blog post. But I wanted to share someplace our clients, patients, and followers could EASILY access my TEDx talk. For those of you who don’t know, in October 2018, I was invited to give a TEDx talk at…

A Planetary Diet can help us be healthier and is good for the planet, our dietitians in Calgary, Alberta are experts in gut health, digestive health and can help manage your digestive issues.

The Planetary Health Diet: Good for our Gut?

February 18, 2019

In a recent summary report from The Lancet, a group of global researchers have put forward a new diet they are calling the ‘planetary health diet.’ While the report is rather lengthy, the concepts are fairly clear, but would require some serious behaviour change for our…

Looking for allergy friendly Halloween treats? MadeGood has you covered with their Chocolate Chip Granola Mini Bars - coming in a 36 pack just in time for halloween! Ignite’s Calgary registered dietitians partnered with MadeGood to bring you all the treats, with no tricks!

Allergy Friendly Halloween Treats

October 22, 2018

Halloween is one of the most fun and creepy times of the year – however, it shouldn’t be the treats that spook us! For many people, holidays that centre around snacks and candy can induce a lot of fear around managing food allergies and intolerances, especially when you’re trying to…

Taking Care of Your Gut Health this Back-to-School Season Activia Probiotic Drink - Andrea Hardy, Calgary Registered Dietitian Nutritionist talks gut health!

Taking Care of Your Gut Health this Back-to-School Season

September 4, 2018

This sponsored post is brought to you by Danone. They’ve kindly compensated monetarily me to develop this post on how to take care of your gut health this Fall, something you all know I’m super passionate about! Back to school is great for getting the family back into a routine…

Raincoast Style Crisps - this super simple recipe is such a money-saver! | Ignite Nutrition Inc.

DIY Raincoast Crisps

February 26, 2018

I want to share a secret with you. Have you ever purchased Raincoast Crisps from the store? The crackers that are thin and have a light crunch. They contain a nutty crunch and sweet taste due to the dried fruit – full of wholesome ingredients – so much so that…

This low FODMAP eggplant parmesan has been adapted from the Oh She Glows Everyday cookbook - for a low FODMAP vegan option that is SUPER tasty and takes very little time! | Andrea Hardy is a registered dietitian nutritionist from Calgary Alberta named top 10 dietitians in Calgary - specializing in gut health, food relationship, and PCOS

Low FODMAP Eggplant Parmesan

January 22, 2018

Hey all! Nancy – Andrea’s student here! I was lucky enough to receive the “Oh She Glows Everyday” cookbook, by Angela Liddon, for Christmas this year.  My friend must have known I had been eyeing this cookbook in stores already. I couldn’t wait to get into the kitchen and pick…

Best Books for Intuitive Eating & Food Relationship - Andrea Hardy, registered dietitian nutritionist and gut health expert shares her favourite reads of 2017 and how they impacted her food philosophy | Ignite Nutrition is a private practice in Calgary Alberta focusing on gut health, food relationship. We take a health at every size approach to wellness!

Best Books for Intuitive Eating & Food Relationship

December 27, 2017

I get asked ALL the time – Andrea – what books do you read to learn about intuitive eating and food relationship? I have clients ask, I have friends and family ask, and I have my staff and students ask. Many people wonder where I’ve developed certain skills and counselling…

Are you stressing about back to school lunches? Read my TOP 3 tips to save you sanity, and provide lunches your kids ACTUALLY enjoy! | Andrea Hardy, Registered Dietitian Nutritionist Calgary Alberta

Smart School Lunches

August 30, 2017

With September RIGHT around the corner, I’ve been getting a ton of questions, and noticing a lot of parents feeling a bit stressed about packing school lunches. Parents often times struggle with foods coming back uneaten, feeling pressure to produce ‘Pinterest-worthy’ lunches, and generally, just feeling overwhelmed with providing balanced…