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Anything-Goes Energy Balls

To me, the perfect snack is salty and sweet. I LOVE energy balls - especially in the summer when I'm busy, and need something quick I can eat on the golf course! We made these energy balls for the Husky Wellness Fair 2018. I love this recipe because: the energy balls are easy to make ahead and keep well in the freezer (up to one month ish) They're balanced, with fibre, protein, and fat They are good for your gut microbiota I use them A LOT in my patients that struggle with constipation They are super easy to eat in the car on the way to work or if you're running out the door and need a snack Save Print Anything-Goes Energy Balls...

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Why the Low FODMAP Diet stops working | #AskADietitian

This week on #AskADietitian we covered Why the Low FODMAP Diet stops working sometimes! This can be SO frustrating - but don't fret - there's many ways you can get back on track! Working with a dietitian to individualize care and get to the bottom of your problems. Work with one of our team today! Watch the short video now! Top Reasons Why the Low FODMAP Diet Stops Working Stress Alterations in gut health Staying on the elimination phase too long Hormonal changes/menstrual cycle Sleep Exercise Medication changes Getting help with your Digestive Issues Ultimately, the low FODMAP diet is challenging. Working with a dietitian, especially when you are having troubles figuring out your symptoms can be SUPER helpful. We can individualize your nutrition recommendations to your symptoms, and really...

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Low FODMAP Parmesan Tomato Soup

Nancy, Andrea's student here! It wasn’t as easy as I thought it would be to make a low FODMAP soup. Many of the ingredients found in recipes or store bought soups are high in FODMAPs including garlic and onions, and broths and stocks, which are commonly used as a base for a variety of soups. This formed a unique challenge for me, but with a little research and a lot of experimenting, I found the perfect combination of ingredients to bring you a simple, yet delicious homemade parmesan tomato soup! Fresh fennel was the winner as the substitute for onion! Fennel is a green and white herb that has a distinct liquorice flavour when eaten raw.  Sautéed and browned in butter, the flavour is softened and...

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Vegetarian Sources of Protein on the Low FODMAP Diet

This week on #AskADietitian we covered Vegetarian Sources of Protein on the Low FODMAP Diet. Often times, I have patients call to ask - 'can I even DO low FODMAP as a vegetarian or vegan?' or they try to do it on their own, and end up really struggling to get enough nutrition in. While the low FODMAP diet is limiting, you can absolutely get enough nutrition, and protein in on a low FODMAP vegetarian or vegan diet. Watch the short video now! Vegetarian sources of protein on the low FODMAP diet Low lactose dairy Lactose free milk Lactose free yogurt Hard cheese Lactose free cottage cheese Nuts and seeds pro tip: use the Monash App or FODMAP Friendly app to check which nuts are low FODMAP and at...

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

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 – but often comes with added stress and a busy back to school schedule for moms… even the most experienced ones! Maintain healthy and balanced nutrition can be hard while trying to make sure your family is ready for this back to school season. I have my top tips for you to make nutritious, easy choices during this crazy period, so you can keep taking care of your overall health! Keeping it Convenient With a busy schedule, we often...