Breakfast of Champions: Fuelling to Win!

Hello, champions! Emily Mardell here, your sports & family dietitian, and I’m thrilled to share a special recipe that’s not only delicious but also a powerhouse of nutrition. Recently, I had the pleasure of joining CTV Morning Live to showcase a recipe that’s perfect for fueling your day, especially if you’re an Edmonton Oilers fan … Read more

On-the-Move Nutrition: Muscle-Up Roll-Ups for Busy Athletes

Life can get pretty hectic, especially for active families and athletes constantly on the move. As a mom of three athletes and family dietitian, I know firsthand how challenging it can be to keep everyone fueled and ready to take on their day. That’s why I’m excited to share a recipe that’s not only quick … Read more

Spring Chicken Sesame Power Bowls

With the popularity of the Sesame Chicken Snack Wraps on last month’s Global News Morning, I new I had to find a way to level up this already amazing recipe. Enter “Spring Chicken Sesame Power Bowls!” You’ve probably already heard me say that nutritious, delicious, quality protein should be present at every meal and snack. … Read more

Spring into Wellness: Growing Healthy Habits

Spring is the perfect opportunity to refresh our food choices and embrace healthier habits. As a Dietitian and busy mom, small, tangible day-to-day steps are essential to meeting my nutrition goals and feeling good about the food I eat and feed my family. Like the seasons, changing revamping eating habits with fresh approaches, colourful meals … Read more

Savoring Every Season: A Year-Round Approach to Mindful Eating

As the hustle and bustle of the holiday season fades into a new year, it’s easy to leave behind not just the festivities but also the healthy habits we may have adopted during this time. That’s why I’m excited to revisit the “S.A.V.O.R” acronym – a reminder that mindful eating is not just for the … Read more

R.O.L.L with it! 

Hey there, fellow parents! I’m Emily Mardell, a registered dietitian, and a proud mom of three. Welcome to the GetJoyfull blog. A community of foodies who share a love for family, farming and food joy.

Cherry Clafoutis

It’s Cherry Time!

There’s extra Rainier cherries in this week’s Steve & Dan’s CSA, which means there’s a chance the kids won’t eat them all before I get a chance to make one of my favourite Summertime cherry desserts, clafoutis! 

Veggie Pitas

Energizing Road-Trip Eats

Family road trips are always an adventure. Often even before leaving the driveway, lol. Packing essentials and loading the vehicle alone can sometimes feel like an all-out endurance challenge.