Tag Archives: Nutrition

Breakfast of Blue Nosers

With all this talk about eating healthy as part of our training, I am making a concentrated effort to make wiser nutritional choices. The nutrition session with Michelle McLean Holistic Health Coaching was a great start. I now add spinach to my morning smoothies and at least double-think my eating habits now. Considering Easter candy is […]

Team Myles Launch Dinner

It was such a pleasure to work with Chef Les Stevens of the Delta Halifax Hotel in creating the menu for the Team Myles Kick-off dinner. Our challenge was to come up with a healthy meal that was easy, nutritious and delicious with vegetarian options. And one that Chef Les could demonstrate to Team Myles […]

Am I ready for this…

Wow….Running starts on Saturday.  Am I ready for this?  I have so many mixed emotions excited, nervous, scared and even enthusiastic.  I’ve always wanted to run, there couldn’t be a better way to get started than with a team of awesome peeps and pretty new balance shoes.  Everyone I’ve met has been so supportive and I know […]

Carrot Ginger Soup

Carrots are great detoxifiers they are alkalizing, cleansing and nourish almost every system in the body. They are packed full of readily assimilable vitamins, minerals and enzymes to fuel our cells. Great for the liver and digestive tract, help kidney function, balance endocrine and adrenal systems. Very rich in the antioxidant beta carotene which is great for eyes and vision and they also have lots of […]

Vegetarian Bean Chili

Beans are packed with nutrition, including protein, calcium, vitamins and minerals. They help to reduce blood cholesterol, control insulin and blood sugar, lower blood pressure, regulate colon function, prevent constipation and can help to cleanse the arteries.    Ingredients: 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 onion, chopped 2-3 cloves garlic, minced 1 carrot, halved lengthwise and sliced 1 red, green or yellow pepper, chopped […]

Grilled Herb Marinated Tofu

For a delicious plant-based meal try this tofu recipe from Chef Les Stevens at the Delta Halifax Hotel. Grilled Herb Marinated Tofu with Macadamia Nuts and Mushroom Pate Ingredients 3 bloc of firm tofu 2 tablespoons Extra Virgin Olive Oil 1 sprigs of rosemary 1 sprigs of Basil 1 large lemon (zest and jus) 1 […]

Quinoa Pilaf

Quinoa is an ancient grains of the Incas. It’s known as a pseudo-grain because it is not part of the grass family like most other cereal grains. It’s mild, fluffy with a slight nutty taste. Gluten-free, with more calcium than milk, quinoa is and valued for its high protein content and is a wonderful addition […]