Author Archives: Lara Field

Summertime Salad Swaps

Summer is right around the corner, and what better way to embrace the warm weather than with some refreshing and nutrient-packed salad recipes? Warmer temps call for cooler lunchtime options including chicken, egg or tuna salad. However, these tempting salads are typically made with mayonnaise and loaded with excess calories and fat. Lighten up your […]

Super Bowl Spread Swaps

The big game is approaching. For many, this day brings together family and friends to watch one of the greatest sports events of the year, but sitting around the living room with an abundance of food also brings us one of the largest calorie-consuming feasts of the year. Research by the Calorie Control Council (CCC) […]

How to be successful in work (and manage your waistline!) while working from home

Pandemic life sure has changed many of our daily habits. Some for the better, others not so much! While it might feel difficult, you can reshape some of those new habits to be successful both in work, and manage your waistline, while working from home! FEED Founder and Registered Dietitian, Lara Field, joined Oasis North […]

The Bread Facts You Knead to Know

Last month, Subway was a little crusty about the information that came out of Ireland. The country’s Supreme Court rejected arguments from the popular fast-food chain challenging the added tax for their sandwiches. According to the Irish legislation, the Value-Added Tax Act can save companies by taxing “staple” food items at zero percent. However, all […]

The Best Veggie Burgers & Why We Love Them

Carnivores and vegetarians alike typically have turned up their noses to the thought of a veggie burger. With the taste and texture similar to a mesquite-flavored rubber mat, veggie burgers have been far from intriguing.  However, the recent plant-based food movement has increased the awareness of meat alternatives, and has even sparked some interest in […]

Healthy Summer Grilling

When we think of summer grilling, hot dogs, hamburgers or brats may come to mind. Not only are these typical proteins high in total fat and calories, but they may be processed, and contain excessive sodium and saturated fat, which is a main contributor of heart disease. Check out FEED Founder, Lara Field featured on […]