nutriFoodie's Blog

My blog is full of nutrition, intuitive eating, & health at every size talk, as well as food tips, tricks and tidbits. You’ll also find a lot of recipes, motivational posts, and a glimpse into my programming and services.

Healthy Eating on a Budget: Workshop Recap

Healthy Eating on a Budget: Workshop Recap

  I had such a blast presenting my workshop on "Healthy Eating on a Budget" a couple months ago. Here is a little about the audience and the inspiration behind this workshop: Mostly older adults (50+) Great interest in healthy eating as well as organic and...

3 Time-Saving Cooking Tips for Busy People

3 Time-Saving Cooking Tips for Busy People

    At nutriFoodie, we know that life can sometimes get a little (did I say a little? OK, maybe a lot) crazy. Finding time to cook can seem impossible at times especially when you or your family are trying to eat healthy and nutritious meals. Hear us out......

Easy Ginger Molasses Cookies

Easy Ginger Molasses Cookies

Trying to make a dessert for Thanksgiving can be stressful. Baking desserts can take up coveted oven space or just take a long time to prepare. Well don’t worry, nutriFoodie has got your back. This Thanksgiving, try making these quick & SUPER Easy Ginger Molasses...

Pina Colada White Bean Summer Popsicles

Pina Colada White Bean Summer Popsicles

Nature's Kitchen (Children 9-12 years old) A cooking camp for kids in Vancouver, BC Getting kids into the kitchen and connecting with the outdoors Nature's Kitchen's curriculum focuses on both healthy eating and healthy moving. In a day and age where children are more...

Easy, Flavourful, Mexican Refried Beans: Taco Tuesday

Easy, Flavourful, Mexican Refried Beans: Taco Tuesday

For some parents, incorporating fiber packed foods into the diets of young ones can be a challenge - especially when foods can feel foreign to those picky palates. So how can we get our kids to jump on board the bean train? ​By making food fun and taste...

Avocado and Chicken Alfredo Zoodles (Zucchini Noodles)

Avocado and Chicken Alfredo Zoodles (Zucchini Noodles)

The ever-so-versatile Mexican Refried Beans. This is one of my all-time go-to recipes – it’s vegetarian (vegan with adjustments), inexpensive, healthy, nutritious, and absolutely delicious. It’s both adult and child-proof… over 40 children in NutriFoodie’s summer...

Pumpkin Spice Whiskey Pancakes

Pumpkin Spice Whiskey Pancakes

    Did you know that by adding spices like cardamom, cinnamon, nutmeg, cloves, vanilla, or ginger to your families' dishes will add sweet flavour notes without the added sugar?   Similarly, spices like rosemary, basil, tarragon, cumin, garlic powder, or...

Pesto Breakfast Pizza with Sun Dried Tomatoes: Mother’s Day

Pesto Breakfast Pizza with Sun Dried Tomatoes: Mother’s Day

Try out these flavourful spice warming breakfast beauties to start your day. But wait, hold the pumpkin. Surprise! There's no pumpkin in these pumpkin spice whiskey pancakes - although that would taste good too! Sorry to burst your bubble but we're talking spices...

Gluten Free Apple, Pear and Blueberry Crumble

Gluten Free Apple, Pear and Blueberry Crumble

    Did you know that you can eat chocolate every day and not worry about the associated unhealthy fats or loaded sugars? It's true; it's possible! The base that makes up most chocolates come from raw cacao. Raw cacao is made from the beans of the cacao...

Mexican Cornbread Muffins with Bell Peppers & Corn

Mexican Cornbread Muffins with Bell Peppers & Corn

    Did you know that by adding spices like cardamom, cinnamon, nutmeg, cloves, vanilla, or ginger to your families' dishes will add sweet flavour notes without the added sugar?   Similarly, spices like rosemary, basil, tarragon, cumin, garlic powder, or...

Vietnamese Banh Mi and Rice Noodle Bowl

Vietnamese Banh Mi and Rice Noodle Bowl

You have NO idea how much I LOVE these Mexican cornbread muffins. I've made them at least 10 times and tested it with picky eaters as well as sophisticated palates. It is the ultimate comfort food that’s nutritious and delicious. It features a beautiful crisp...

Mixed Olive and Pine Nut Tapenade with Olive Bread

Mixed Olive and Pine Nut Tapenade with Olive Bread

Yes, two birds, one stone! By preparing this banh mi and rice noodle bowl recipe once, you end up with 4-5 meals to consume for the week. This multifaceted recipe is perfect for those hectic weeks where you just don’t have time every day to make a meal. Set aside a...

Asparagus, Prosciutto and Blue Cheese Salad (Low-Fat version)

Asparagus, Prosciutto and Blue Cheese Salad (Low-Fat version)

Olives are a big part of my Mediterranean culture, and I thought this olive and pine nut tapenade would be the perfect appie for impressing my guests this New Year's Eve especially when served with fresh baked olive bread. Yum! The mixed olive and pine nut tapenade is...

Vietnamese Homemade Pho with Chicken Broth Base

Vietnamese Homemade Pho with Chicken Broth Base

Nature's Kitchen (Children 9-12 years old) A cooking camp for kids in Vancouver, BC Getting kids into the kitchen and connecting with the outdoors Nature's Kitchen's curriculum focuses on both healthy eating and healthy moving. In a day and age where children are more...

Smoked Salmon Spaghetti with Light Bechamel Sauce

Smoked Salmon Spaghetti with Light Bechamel Sauce

For some parents, incorporating fiber packed foods into the diets of young ones can be a challenge - especially when foods can feel foreign to those picky palates. So how can we get our kids to jump on board the bean train? ​By making food fun and taste...

Slow Cooker Beef Bourguignon

Slow Cooker Beef Bourguignon

Trying to make a dessert for Thanksgiving can be stressful. Baking desserts can take up coveted oven space or just take a long time to prepare. Well don’t worry, nutriFoodie has got your back. This Thanksgiving, try making these quick & SUPER Easy Ginger Molasses...

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Cristel Moubarak, RD

nutriFoodie is owned, operated and driven by Vancouver Registered Dietitian, Cristel Moubarak, operating in the lower mainland of British Columbia.

With her love of all things flavourful, and her passion for people, Cristel is fighting for children and families to be food happy, nutritionally fulfilled and body positive.

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