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!

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Kale

Featured Recipe:
Watermelon Greek Salad

Kale is an excellent source of Vitamin C & K, a source of potassium and iron. Watermelon is refreshing and will quench your thirst in this warm weather, while also giving you another dose of Vitamin C.
Find the full recipe here.

Archived Recipes:
Mediterranean Summer Bowl

Find the recipe here.

Butternut Squash Chili or Tacos
Find the recipe here.