Wanna Give Healthy Eating a Whirl? Simply Cook & Enjoy!

March 28th, 2014 No Comments Tags: , , , ,

Since spring has sprung you may want to up your nutritional mojo by jacking up the healthful quotient of your food. A great way to end Nutrition Month is by carrying these stealthy and healthy cooking tricks into April, and each month that follows, don’t you think? Have you downloaded Dietitian of Canada’s hot app Cookspiration yet? I’ve got the inside scoop on what’s in the works for the next version’s release in April. Let me tell you, I’ll be trying out an array of the new recipes, as will you I expect. The download numbers are over 66,000 since it’s launch. Work with me will you and spread the word!

Want to give healthy cooking a whirl? Think outside the salad spinner!

Looking for ways to make some of your favourite recipes a little healthier? Try these ideas to add more veggies and fruit to your meals and snacks without a lot of fuss:

  • Blend a handful of spinach or kale into a fruit smoothie
  • Mash cooked cauliflower together with potatoes
  • Add puréed butternut squash to homemade macaroni and cheese
  • Shred carrots, zucchini or onions into spaghetti sauce
  • Stir canned puréed pumpkin into whole grain pancake or muffin batter
  • Sprinkle berries onto breakfast cereal or yogurt

For tasty meatballs with added greens, a perfect post St. Paddy’s day addition and a pot of gold of goodness for you and your family!

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