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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.

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

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...

Easy, Flavourful, Mexican Refried Beans: Taco Tuesday

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...

Avocado and Chicken Alfredo Zoodles (Zucchini Noodles)

I can’t tell you how often I crave pasta… I’m sure I have dreams about it. Since I know that overdosing on creamy pasta is more so on the indulgent end of ‘healthy eating,’ I wanted to find a recipe that would be nutrient-packed without compromising the creaminess or...

Pumpkin Spice Whiskey Pancakes

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

This was my first attempt at making a crumble; Boy, was I oh-so-thankful with how it turned out (and so were my guests)! This Gluten Free Apple, Pear and Blueberry Crumble is simple, flawless, and hard to mess up. The best part is that this recipe uses all good...

Mexican Cornbread Muffins with Bell Peppers & Corn

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...

Vietnamese Banh Mi and Rice Noodle Bowl

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...

Mixed Olive and Pine Nut Tapenade with Olive Bread

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...

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

Running out of ideas on what to make for your next dinner party? This was me a couple of weeks ago. I navigated Vancouver’s food scene, looked at food blogs and cookbooks to get some ‘foodspiration’ until I remembered my crowd pleasing nutriFoodie favourite from my...

Vietnamese Homemade Pho with Chicken Broth Base

I always thought that pho in Vancouver was one of those dishes that I could only enjoy commercially bought since the broths are always perfectly balanced and so packed with flavour. More so now that I've tried making my own broth 4 times already and been unsuccessful...

Smoked Salmon Spaghetti with Light Bechamel Sauce

In need of a delicious and quick dinner? You can’t go wrong with pasta, am I right?! This smoked salmon spaghetti with light bechamel sauce is delectable and light on the budget. It’s refreshing, full of flavour and requires a few ingredients. It’s perfect to make on...

Slow Cooker Beef Bourguignon

At nutriFoodie, we know that creating flavourful, balanced, and quick meals often become a challenge when working a typical 9-5 job, or being a busy full-time student, or having young kids that need your constant attention. But don’t worry, I'm here to help! This...

Quick & Easy Rainbow Pasta and Bean Salad

One thing I love about January is seeing so many people striving to achieve better health. While the start of the new year seems like a great time to revamp your meals and focus on your fitness, this doesn’t mean you need to have a ‘new year, new you’ mantra to be...



  • Cristel Moubarak, Registered Dietitian

    I love creating and recreating recipes to make them healthier, flavourful, colourful and memorable! I speak from an Intuitive Eating & Health at Every Size point of view. Follow me and my journey on this blog by subscribing to the feed below. See you soon!



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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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