Healthy Eating and Nutrition

Healthy eating and nutrition programs and counselling are led by Bridges CHC's Registered Dietitian. Programs are designed to support and improve:

  • awareness of healthy, well-balanced eating

  • label reading and meal planning 

  • and food skills to prepare quick, tasty, low-cost meals.

Nutrition counselling is available to clients of Bridges CHC to learn more about Canada's food guide, your relationship with food and the potential of food to improve your mental and physical health. ​

Helpful resources during COVID-19:

  • Find information on how to meal plan, grocery shop, handle fruit and vegetables safely, store produce properly or involve kids more in the kitchen. Visit Half Your Plate here. 

  • Watch these videos from Health Canada for tips and ideas on how to balance your plate, enjoy!


Featured Recipe:

Grilled Sweet Potato and Chickpea Salad

In the winter season root vegetables are a go to option! Consider choosing sweet potatoes as a nutritious starch choice. Sweet potatoes are loaded with nutrients, especially beta carotene, which converts to
Vitamin A in the body and helps with our eye, hair and skin health. Try this easy and flavourful grilled sweet potato salad for a fun lunch or dinner option!

Find the full recipe here.

Archived Recipes:
Mediterranean Summer Bowl

Find the recipe here.

Butternut Squash Chili or Tacos
Find the recipe here.

Baked Apple Oatmeal

Find the recipe here.

Mediterranean Onion Soup

Find the recipe here.