By Julia Howard, MPH, RHN If you’re looking for a chunky vegan soup that eats like a meal, check out this Smoky Minestrone Soup Recipe. The key ingredient in this plant-based soup is smoked paprika. The smoky flavour may make you a little nostalgic for bbq season or even a trip to a faraway land.
By Julia Howard, MPH, RHN Partridgeberries! How lucky are Newfoundlanders to have these ruby red gems practically at our doorsteps? Known as lingonberries on the mainland, partridgeberries are typically ready to be picked in early fall and may even last through the winter under the snow. Find them in acidic soil near barrens or coastal
By Julia Howard MPH, RHN, Run Coach Me: I wish I could eat more plant-based. Also me: I hate tofu. There must be a way around this tofu thing. ………………………………. When I wanted to incorporate more plant-based proteins into my diet, I started easy with cans of beans. I liked the texture of beans and
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
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