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.

Coaching Kids Through Picky Eating

Supporting kids through picky eating is a lot like teaching them how to play a sport. Whether on the court or in the kitchen, parents are challenged to take on the role of coach, cheerleader and chef to help kids achieve success! If you’re new to the picky eating phase or smack in the middle … Read more