Running

How to Start Running

By Julia Howard MPH, RHN, Run Coach With the closure of gyms and rec centres, many of us are looking for new ways to get outside and get active. Running seems like one of the easiest activities to pick up during this period of physical distancing. And, with the snow finally melting off of the

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Lentil Alphabet Soup

Lentil Alphabet Soup Recipe

By Julia Howard, MPH, RHN Man, I love lentils. And, they’re just so darn good for you. But, like many Newfoundlanders, I didn’t really grow up eating lentils. I ate the classic legumes for Newfoundland local culture which, for my family, included red kidney beans in chillies, yellow split peas in pea soup, and maple-flavoured

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Gluten Free Apple Walnut Flax Muffins

Gluten-Free Apple Walnut Flax Muffin Recipe

By Julia Howard, MPH, RHN I know what you’re thinking… Gluten-free muffins!? Moving on. Wait! I developed this recipe when I was first learning to bake gluten-free and it’s been a staple of my homemade snacks ever since. I used to ignore/deny the fact that I felt better when I was eating gluten-free. But, the

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Curried Quinoa Chickpea Salad

Curried Quinoa & Chickpea Salad

By Julia Howard, MPH, RHN I came across this salad several years ago as I was first learning how to use quinoa and I’ve tweaked it a bit since. The beauty of this salad is that the flavours of the spices in the dressing continue to deepen and blend the longer it stays in the

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Easy Bean Bowl

Easy Bean Bowl Recipe

By Julia Howard, MPH, RHN During times of stress, don’t be too hard on yourself if you fall off the nutritional wagon. The key is to get back on as soon as you can. You don’t need to beat yourself up over it or continue eating poorly as if all is lost. Who had chips

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