Enlightened eating on the go

CBC interview, McDonald’s kale salads

CBC interview, McDonald’s kale salads

One day last week the top story on CBC’s website was about how a  McDonald’s salad with kale has more calories, fat, and sodium than a Double Big Mac . Not Syria, the Zika virus, or even Donald Trump. Aren’t we funny? Honestly, although the story was all over Twitter, I didn’t even click through. After teaching restaurant eating classes for over ten years, I’m…

Calgary, meet Freshii. A handy ordering guide.

Calgary, meet Freshii. A handy ordering guide.

In a perfect world, we’d cook everything from scratch at home. In reality, life happens. Despite recent declines, about 45 per cent of Canadians still buy at least one item from a fast-food restaurant every day ! (Cue the dietitian fainting.) So I’m thrilled with the new healthier quick service restaurants popping up, including Freshii, which has finally arrived in Calgary.