It’s March and we are celebrating nutrition month! Let’s get cooking and focus on improving our nutritional health by focusing on small changes each week. Explore healthy fats, ways to retain nutrients in vegetables, how to use sweet foods instead of sugars, and low-sodium recipes.
We need fats in our diets. To ensure we get more unsaturated fats, let’s try these recipes!
- Honey Grilled Salmon & Asparagus
- Fast Fish & Fresh Herb Veggie Packets
- Easy Homemade Vinaigrette
- Roasted Beet Hummus
Let’s explore recipes to maximize nutrient retention in vegetables.
- Stir-fried Vegetables
- Ways to Make Steamed Vegetables Taste Amazing
- Guide to Avoid Overcooking Vegetables
There are many sweet substitutes to refined white sugar. Or better yet, tasty foods and recipes with no added sugar.
Here are recipes using no sugar or naturally sweet food items:
Many Canadians consume too much sodium as a result of eating foods with high levels of sodium. Lowering sodium intake is easy, you just have to be aware of what is in your food.
Here low-sodium recipes and tips:
- Spiced Butternut Squash Soup
- Lentil & Soybean Salad with Lemon Parsley Vinaigrette
- Learn Ways to Consume Less Sodium
Each week in March, we will be sharing tips, tricks, and information for improving nutrition. Become a UBC Health Contact to receive weekly reminders, tips and tricks.