Posts From Jess Pirnak

Jess Pirnak

Jess is a Registered Dietitian working in Vancouver, BC. She is registered with the College of Dietitians of British Columbia and is an active member of Dietitians of Canada. Jess graduated from the University of British Columbia’s Food Nutrition and Health program, and completed her dietetic internship with Provincial Health Services Authority after finishing a Psychology degree from Simon Fraser University. Jess is passionate about education, prevention and creating a healthy community. In her spare time she updates her personal food blog where she discusses hot topics in nutrition. She loves working with kids and parents helping them create a positive relationship with food and enjoys discussing sustainable farming practices with anyone who will listen!

Have Yourself a Green Christmas

Being green this Christmas is easy as 1-2-3!

Eating Heathfully During The Holidays

Holidays are a wonderful time to bring people together and food is often the center of attention. However, eating healthy during the holiday season can be a challenge. Avoid the guilt and bloat with these tips!

The Dish on Yogurt

“Low fat,” “no-fat,” “plain,” “flavoured,” “Greek,” “grass-fed,” and the new kid on the block “Icelandic” are all words that describe a variety of yogurt that can be found sitting in

All Jacked Up: Jackfruit Benefits and Recipe!

his trendy weird fruit is taking over your local grocery store! You’ll find it preserved in a can, in a pre-cooked/ready to eat package with the other meat alternatives…

Simple Healthy Kitchen Swaps

Spring is in the air! This time of year we tend to find ourselves in the cleaning mood – whether it be our kitchen floors at home, purging dusty sports

4 Foods for Healthy Skin

It’s time to take care of our largest organ – our skin! This amazing organ does so much for us: it is our first line of defence against microbes and

Happy Vitamin D Day: 5 Ways to Eat Your Vitamin D

November 2nd has been declared Vitamin D day and the fact that this little tiny vitamin has its own day just shows how important it is! Vitamin D helps our

Chinese New Year is one of the biggest traditional Chinese holidays

It is an opportunity to honor family and friends and enjoy some culinary traditions. Check out these traditional Chinese dishes and why they should not be overlooked this New Year.

Don’t Procrastinate – Hydrate!

How to help stay hydrated on the lingering hot days? Here are a few tips!

For the Love of (Winter) Squash!

Back to school means fall is coming and squash gets to take the front seat! Here are just a few reasons you should amp up your recipes with this seasonal favorite!