About Miranda

Miranda Malisani, RNCP is a Toronto based Nutritionist who is recognized nationally for her expertise in holistic nutrition. Her down-to-earth attitude and ability to cater…… Read More
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The Polka Dot Plate Blog

Miranda lets you in on her secrets to make kids eat HEALTHY FOOD! The Polka Dot Plate is a video blog of the healthy and fun snacks and meals she makes for her 4 year old son.… Read More

The Marilyn Denis Show

Miranda is the Nutrition Expert for The Marilyn Denis Show and has been on more than 100 times. She is thrilled to be part of this successful, national show now going into its fourth season.… Read More

The Polka Dot Plate Blog

Miranda lets you in on her secrets to make kids eat HEALTHY FOOD! The Polka Dot Plate is a video blog of the healthy and fun snacks and meals she makes for her 4 year old son.

Bump to Baby Nutrition

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Check Out Miranda on The Marilyn Denis Show

Miranda Malisani has been named “Nutrition Expert” and is a regular guest on The Marilyn Denis Show on CTV. She brings current nutrition advice for real life.

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Live Light Nutrition

Live Light Nutrition offers nutrition counseling, weight loss coaching, and wellness seminars. Although the focus is primarily nutrition, we understand that lasting results are only achieved through addressing the mind, body, spirit connection.

smoothiebowl-2-1 Smoothie bowls are a creative way to present your morning smoothie and boost its healthiness by adding even more nutritious foods on top! It can be a fun morning activity for children that will give them choices when it comes to their breakfast. You will want a smoothie that is on the thicker side so that toppings will stay on top of your smoothie. Each bowl can be customized with toppings such as fruit, nuts, seeds and various superfoods. Here’s one of my fave bowls! Berry Banana Smoothie Bowl 1-2 servings Smoothie: •Half of a banana •Half of an orange… Read More
IMG_3596It’s easy to get in a smoothie rut during the winter months as our body doesn’t crave cold and water-dense ingredients. We’d rather be eating heavier, warming foods when the temperatures are below zero. Now that we are in April we are awaiting May flowers, listening to birds sing and ditching the snow tires.  Fresh, colourful, and light are some of the words that come to mind when I think about Spring.  It’s the time we reconnect with nature and our bodies.  It’s important that we help our bodies to “spring clean” and eliminate lingering toxins and other elements that… Read More
IMG_2989 Find your unique “diet rhythm” for sustainable weight loss, vibrant energy and balanced health.         I began playing the drums at age of 3. I began listening to music 3 years and 9 months before that. My parents are musicians and went to 2 dozen concerts when I was in utero. Seriously. As far back as I can remember I always had a beat in my head; a rhythm that I would walk to, or eat to, or play to. Rhythm became such a strong part of my every day that now, as an adult I see… Read More
  IMG_2968   My passion for nutrition was born from struggle.  I spent many years doubled over in pain as a child not knowing why I always felt sick and tired. I was worried with every bite of food I ate because I felt constant nausea, stomach pains, constipation and dizziness. I started out on a pretty crappy diet. It consisted of canned soups, cheese spread on white bread, flavoured chips, crackers and many versions of fast food. I was eating what a lot of the kids in my neighbourhood were eating, but I was always feeling sick. So sick that… Read More
  Quinoa Muffin Earlier this week I posted a recipe for a “Quinoa Raspberry Muffin” which was just a white muffin disguised with a sprinkling of quinoa. I set out to renovate this recipe to make it higher in nutrients, easier to digest and really make quinoa the star ingredient. I decided to use sprouted quinoa as this offers the ultimate nutrition-punch. Check out the recipe below and share your comments if you decide to try it!           Sprouted Quinoa Blueberry Mini Muffins Makes 24 Ingredients:  1 cup cooked sprouted quinoa 1/4 cup sunflower seed butter 1/4 cup… Read More
flourlesscookies Who knew that you could get a chewy, soft, golden-brown chocolate chip cookie without using white flour, butter, or refined sugar. Healthy can be easy and DELICIOUS! Makes 24 Ingredients:  1 cup organic, unsalted peanut butter (or any nut butter) 1/3 cup raw honey 1 organic omega-3 egg or flax egg (1 tbsp ground flax + 3 tbsp water, let stand for 5 minutes before adding) 1/2 teaspoon baking soda 1/2 teaspoon sea salt 1/2 cup dark chocolate chips Directions: Preheat your oven to 350F In a medium bowl mix all ingredients together. Carefully fold in the chocolate chips to… Read More
Screen Shot 2016-03-06 at 7.49.59 PM MYTH: Using “quinoa” in the title of a muffin recipe automatically makes it a healthy alternative. FACT: If you took out the 1/2 cup of quinoa for the whole recipe, you’d be left with a enriched white flour raspberry muffin, made with nutrient-poor, inflammatory ingredients.   We can do better. Come back this week to see how I renovate this Quinoa Raspberry Muffin recipe to be HEALTHY and TASTY!      … Read More
  IMG_2051Just a few more weeks until the official start of SPRING! I’m not a lover of winter for many reasons, but dry-cracked red skin is high up on the list of reasons to say See Ya, Winter! Since we are almost ready to start peeling back the layers of our clothing, it’s the perfect time to shed dehydrated, cracked deficient skin too. The best way to do this is by increasing skin-specific superfoods! Beautiful skin is an inside job.     This smoothie is stocked with superfoods for skin health. Spring Glow Smoothie  Ingredients: 1/2 cup Papaya: rejuvenates, reduces… Read More