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Hello Andreatest,

Happy summer! With the temperatures rising we thought you would appreciate some speedy summer supper ideas without turning on the stove. We've also got an article for you to help you navigate food anxiety and one of our favourite summer appetizer recipes. Here is what you will find in this newsletter:

  • Quick and Healthy Summer Suppers (Without Turning on the Stove)
  • Food Anxiety Tips: You've Heard of "Hangry" but What About "Hanxiety?"
  • Fire Roasted Corn Avocado Salsa Recipe

Finding yourself time crunched and overwhelmed when it comes to healthy eating? We won't expect you to eat perfectly, but instead offer you simple tips for better health and meal planning success. We can also help you feel better about your relationship with food through a non-dieting philosophy and learn to love the body you live in. We can work with you in-person or virtually by video conferencing. Simply hit reply to this email and lets arrange a time to speak privately (you can also phone me at 403-301-4106 or 1-800-268-9487).

We specialize in meal planning, weight concerns, emotional eating, eating disorders, sports nutrition, diabetes, high cholesterol, digestive concerns and more. Contact me so we can discuss your goals or health concerns and which Dietitian on our team is the best fit for your goals.


Andrea Holwegner CEO, RD "The Chocoholic Nutritionist"

Quick & Healthy Summer Supper Meals (Without Turning on the Stove)


Backyard healthy summer suppers made easy

As the temperatures heat up you likely don’t feel like cooking and turning on the stove to heat up the house. Instead, you might want to think about healthy meals that can be done on the barbecue outside or prepared without turning on the stove. Here are some ideas for fast weekday supper meals:

You’ve Heard of “Hangry,” But What About “Hanxiety?”


Tips for managing food anxiety

By Registered Nutritionist and Eating Disorder Dietitian Jana Spindler

I believe most of us have heard about Hangriness (Being so hungry that you are angry) and in my world as a hungry person and as a Registered Dietitian, I believe Hangry should be in the dictionary. I see it over and over again, when we let ourselves go too long between meals/snacks or when we haven’t eaten enough to start with, we become emotionally reactive and sometimes... we just might say things we really don’t mean.

I work a lot with clients who suffer from anxiety and often have a hard time making in the moment decisions about food.

Fire Roasted Corn Avocado Salsa Recipe


Top summer appetizer or picnic lunch recipe

This delicious recipe is a summer staple! So many fresh flavours combine to make a tasty dip, or topping on a burger. Serve this as a healthy appetizer, picnic lunch or snack idea.

We specialize in the achievement of health without guilt or complexity. Since 2000, our Calgary nutritionists have offered nutrition counselling, professional speaking, educational resources, media expertise as well as food and grocery industry consulting. We also offer a one of a kind online nutrition course "The Pursuit of Healthiness" for individuals and employees looking to achieve better health, energy and move towards your personal best weight (still enjoying foods you love).

We stand for balanced living and no unnecessary food restrictions. You can count on us for healthy eating advice that always saves room for your favorites.

Live Deliciously,

The Dietitians at Health Stand Nutrition

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