Easy, Traditional Shepherd’s Pie made with minced roast meat

Preparation time: 30-45 minutes Cooking time: 45 minutes Traditionally this dish is made with left over roast meat (beef or lamb) but it has also been made with ground meat. This recipe uses either minced up left over roast meat. Ingredients: 650g left over roast meat (beef or lamb) – this is an approximate amount. …

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Did you know March is NUTRITION MONTH?

March is Nutrition month! This year’s theme is “Ingredients for a Healthier Tomorrow”. Dietitians can help you with a variety of aspects of leading towards a healthier tomorrow! Dietitians have knowledge about food security, food literacy, food sovereignty, sustainable food choices, as well as nutrition care and prevention.  Together dietitians are able use all of …

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Fascinating, fun food facts!

I have always been interested in learning about foods, including the history of how they have been used and produced over the years. This includes both whole foods and ready-made foods. I previously worked in the quality control and research and development laboratory of a baked goods factory before I decided to pursue dietetics. My time …

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Sparking Kids Interest in Food and Nutrition – Part 3

In my last two blogs, I provided seven of the twelve fun ways to further engage my child’s interest in food and nutrition. Part 1 - https://tanyabrownrd.wordpress.com/2021/05/26/sparking-kids-interest-in-food-and-nutrition-part-1 Part 2- https://tanyabrownrd.wordpress.com/2021/07/22/sparking-kids-interest-in-food-and-nutrition-part-2/.  In today’s post, I will discuss the next three ideas. #8 – Play restaurant Playing restaurant can be a great way to engage children of …

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Sparking Kids Interest in Food and Nutrition – Part 2

In the first post in this series (Sparking kids interest in food and nutrition - Part 1), I provided three fun ways to engage my child’s interest in food and nutrition https://tanyabrownrd.wordpress.com/2021/05/26/sparking-kids-interest-in-food-and-nutrition-part-1/.  In today’s post, I will discuss the next four ideas. #4 – Visit a farmers market or farm  Check to see if there …

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