Zucchini Rainbow Salad

  This delicious and beautiful salad is easy to prepare, and full of phytonutrients and antioxidants. Add some grilled chicken or shrimp and it would make a delicious meal. If you haven’t tried “zoodles” (zucchini noodles), you are missing out!  INGREDIENTS 3 to 4 zucchinis (1 1/2 pounds total) 1/2 teaspoon salt 1 1/2 cups thinly sliced and roughly chopped…

My Favorite Kale & Quinoa Salad

Recipe by Paula Porter, CNP, NNCP Adding protein rich nuts and delicious quinoa makes a simple kale salad more of a meal. Satisfying for a healthy lunch, and full of nutrients and fibre to keep you going until dinner! If you think you don’t like kale, try this salad… It may just convert you to a kale lover!  The important thing when preparing kale is…

Maybe Offal Isn’t So Awful

By Paula Porter, CNP, NNCP “Offal” (an unfortunate name) basically refers to the edible parts of an animal aside from the muscle meat that we typically eat.  It includes organ meat (liver, kidneys, heart, etc) and other unusual cuts of meat – tongue, cheek, bones, etc. Organ meats are the most concentrated source of pretty well every nutrient, including those…