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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

Creating New Traditions with Canadian Turkey

By Shannon Crocker MSc RD, Vibrant Nutrition Communications Every Thanksgiving for as long as I can remember, we’ve had a big family gathering and a delicious feast of roasted turkey with sides of fall veggies. Oh, and pie, of course! … Continued

Turkey Schnitzel on a Bun

Crispy, salty, spicy turkey schnitzel; it’s the best beside a potato salad, and before a strawberry shortcake. This turkey schnitzel from Jessica Emin is way easier than you think to make, because it is only fried in a shallow little … Continued

Cook Once, Eat Twice: How to Create Healthy, Balanced Meals with Turkey Leftovers

By Shannon Crocker MSc RD, Vibrant Nutrition Communications   Does the thought of cooking a healthy, balanced meal on weeknights give you a wee bit of stress sometimes? You’re not alone! One of the biggest challenges people tell me they … Continued

Delicious Family Meals with Canadian Turkey

  As a dietitian, I strongly believe that healthy eating is not only about what you eat, but also about how you eat. Cooking meals at home, eating together and enjoying what you eat is all part of eating well. … Continued