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 as a registered dietitian.

Be Present: Everyday Resolutions Tip #4

Be Present: Everyday Resolutions Tip #4

In the last tip, I talked about the importance of becoming a positive role model for yourself and for your child. Children are eager to learn social skills and look to parents as their first teachers and role models. Practice self-love so that your children do the...

Plan Ahead: Everyday Resolutions Tip #1

Plan Ahead: Everyday Resolutions Tip #1

Ah yes, the Holiday Grace Period... that's what I like to call the "carte blanche" of overeating! Then our calendar quickly reminds us that the New Year is here and that this grace period has come to end. Now we must brace ourselves for having to deal with the...

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

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

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)

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

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

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

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

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

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...

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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