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Healthy Eating Your Way

By Shannon Crocker MSC RD PHEc What’s the best food to eat? As a dietitian I’m often asked questions like “what’s the best diet?” or “what’s the one food I should be eating to boost my health?”. Here’s the thing, there’s … Continued

3 Easy Meals with Big Batch Ground Turkey

By Shannon Crocker, MSc RD PHEc   We’ve all been there. You have great intentions on Monday. Dinner is planned and ingredients are ready to roll. And then…life takes over. I get it! If you need a little help to … Continued

5 Healthy Meals to Boost Energy and Feel Great

By Shannon Crocker MSC RD PHEc   Happy New Year! Are you kick-starting 2021 with a re-booting of healthy habits? If being active and eating healthy are on your resolution radar, you’re off to a great start! Moving your body … Continued

Easy Energy Boosting Lunches

By Shannon Crocker MSc RD, Vibrant Nutrition Communications Working from home, home-schooling kids or going to a workplace, no matter what your weekday looks like, lunch needs to be quick and easy! It should also give you a boost of … Continued

How to Keep Up Thanksgiving Traditions This Year

By: Shannon Crocker, MSc RD PHEc   Thanksgiving celebrations are poised to look different this year but that doesn’t mean we can’t still make the most of them. I’ve promised my bubble buddies that we’ll still cook a traditional roast … Continued

6 Nourishing Turkey Soups for Easy Back to School Suppers

Article by: Shannon Crocker MSc RD PHEc As we head towards the fall, with kids going back to school and more adults heading back to work, cooking meals at home, with nutrient-rich, minimally processed foods is one way you can … Continued

3 Ways to Wow Your Social Circles This August

Summer soirées with our social circles are smaller in size but they can still be big on fun and mighty tasty! Here are three delicious ways to wow your social circle in your backyard this summer: 1. Nibbling on Foods … Continued

In Manitoba, June is Turkey Month!

Normally, June marks the beginning of summer and the end of the school year. While our summers look much different this year due to COVID-19, one thing that has not changed is Turkey Month in our beautiful province! Manitoba’s Agriculture … Continued

Need meal ideas? Turkey is here to help.

By Shannon Crocker MSc RD, Vibrant Nutrition Communications   Need meal ideas? Turkey is here to help. This year, with social and physical distancing practices in place, your Easter will look a little different. That’s okay. Your family can still … Continued

Turkey Tag Team: Cook great dishes together this March!

By Shannon Crocker MSc RD, Vibrant Nutrition Communications   March is Nutrition Month! Dietitians across Canada, including myself, are celebrating the goodness of food beyond nutrition. What’s that now? Food is much more than the nutrition value it provides. How … Continued

Bring Turkey to the Table for Foodtastic February Events

By Shannon Crocker MSc RD, Vibrant Nutrition Communications As Canadians, we know that February can be challenging from a weather perspective. There’s not a lot of sunshine. It’s cold (still!). The barbecue’s hidden under a heap of snow. And, we’re … Continued

Turkey’s Super for ALL Occasions

By Shannon Crocker MSc RD, Vibrant Nutrition Communications When you think of turkey, what comes to mind? Holidays? Healthy? Delicious? Versatile? Family? Comfort? Easy-to-cook? Party food? Turkey is all those things! When planning meals, we have different criteria depending on … Continued