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September 13, 2021

No microwave available at school? No problem! Watch this segment for lunch ideas that do not require a microwave to heat up.

October 12, 2021

Does your child bring home some, or all, of their lunch? Check out this segment for tips to help them enjoy their lunch and ease your worry.

January 4, 2022

Looking for New Year Resolutions that will stick past February? On this segment I discuss how to set realistic, and sustainable nutrition resolutions rather than diets that don't actually work. 

March 7, 2022

Are you experiencing mealtime burnout? Check out this segment for simple tips to get nutritious meals on the table without the stress or hours in the kitchen.

June 28, 2022

Do your kids ask for snacks ALL THE TIME? During this segment I'll show you some simple snacks they can make all by themselves, so you don't have to stop what you're doing to make them something to eat.

July 21, 2022

Going on a road trip, or just need some new snack ideas? In this segment I give some things to consider when packing travel snacks and some examples you'll love.

September 13, 2022

Are school lunches getting you down? No parent loves making lunches. Let me show you how to simplify this daunting task AND share my own kids favourite easy school lunches.

October 3, 2022

This is the best time of year for cooking! Stop by a local market or ask family and friends to share their garden veggies & fruit. During this segment I share one of my family favourite fall desserts that's simple, quick, nutritious and delicious!

January 3, 2023

Restrictive diet resolutions don't work. Instead focus on adding things to your diet or eating environment rather than taking away. In this segment I share some of the best ways to create long term healthy habits.

March 3, 2023

Is breakfast still the most important meal of the day? During this segment I break it down for you and share some tips for getting a nutritious breakfast on the table during your chaotic mornings.




January 17, 2023

A new food report says that 50% of household food waste is avoidable. This food waste is costing families an average of $1,100 per year. By planning ahead and shopping your house first, you can reduce waste and save money. Watch this segment for more info (5:15).




August 29, 2022

With food prices on the rise, many people are looking for ways to buy more while spending less. How can people maximize what they can get at the grocery store? Here I shopped with a local couple and shared tips to help them lower their food bill (CBC Manitoba News).

August 29, 2022

How can you save money during a grocery shop? Watch this story to hear tips on finding food that is affordable and healthy, like shopping for foods you know will be eaten, buying and cooking in bulk, shopping for discounted foods, and using frozen foods to supplement fresh produce (CBC Online).

January 17, 2023

Avoidable food waste costs the average Canadian household more than $1,100 per year. Watch this segment for tips on how to reduce your household food waste so you can save money and protect the environment.

January 8, 2024

As the price of food continues to rise, I shared some practical things that I do to save money on food and shared a new and valuable resource - Affordable Family Meals recipe booklet.




August 29, 2022

With rising food costs, many Canadians are looking to keep their food bills as low as they can go. Are there ways to shop cheap and healthy? CBC's Joanne Roberts and I share some tips (CBC Listen Radio).

January 17, 2023

The Winnipeg Food System Snapshot Report says that nearly half of the food ending up in Winnipeg landfills is still good to eat. I spoke with CBC's Faith Fundal about the practical things we can do every day to reduce our food waste (CBC Listen Radio).



January 24, 2022

Scrimp & Savour - As food prices skyrocket, savvy shoppers aim to balance their budget, nutrition and flavour (Note: you will need a subscription to read this article).





December 2, 2022

Dietary Adjustments to Keep Up With Rising Grocery Costs - The rising cost of food is affecting the health of Canadians. Learn how you can change some of your food choices and consumer habits to keep up with these rising costs, while maintaining a healthy diet.

January 4, 2024

With food costs continuing to rise, Manitobans are finding ways to keep their families fed by stretching their dollars and looking for new resources to put food on the table. I offered tips on how to cut costs at the grocery store and continue to eat a balanced diet.




December 5, 2022

Listen to this very real conversation about the current price of food and get some practical tips to help you stretch your grocery budget while still eating healthy.

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Janine LaForte, RD
Culinary Dietitian
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