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10 Valentine;s Day Treats to Make at home

10 Valentine’s Day Treats to Make at Home

We love these fun and colourful Valentine’s Day treat ideas that you can make at home! Create them with your kids or make treats for your special someone. Heart-shaped sugar cookies, heart shaped pizza, pink and red Valentine’s snack mix and more!

Gingerbread houses

Festive Gingerbread House Ideas

Thinking of making a Gingerbread House for the Holidays? A quick peek on Pinterest will either inspire you or have you second-guessing yourself – there are so many

Purple Power Smoothie

Purple Power Smoothie

Kids will love this thick, refreshing treat! The perfect healthy ‘snack’ or quickie breakfast, packed with goodness from blueberries, peaches and bananas.

Healthy Eating easy Tips

7 Simple Ways to Start Eating Healthier

Learning healthy eating habits is one of the best things you can do for yourself and your family. Understanding that healthy food matters and healthy choices do taste good is vital to maintaining a healthy lifestyle for our children as they get grow.

Easter Bunny Pancakes from diycandy.com

20 Fun Family Easter Brunch Ideas

Looking for some yummy and colourful recipe ideas for Easter Brunch? We’ve gathered up some amazing recipes to share. Savoury or sweet, these easy recipes and treats will beat anything the Easter Bunny might bring!

The Rise of Cooking at Home

Talk to anyone and you know that cooking at home has become commonplace again! Since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic there has been a tremendous surge in

Sweet Green Smoothie

Sweet Greens Smoothie

Get some goodness into your child’s diet with a green smoothie. This simple smoothie recipe is packed with nutrition, and tastes like a sweet treat so kids love it, plus the ingredients are easy to find year round – fresh or frozen.

Celebrate Canada with this Campfire Dessert

No campfire? No problem! This oven-baked dessert dip packs all the gooey chocolatey-marshmallow goodness of the classic fire pit treat, no flames required. Keep it traditional and dive in with graham crackers or achieve sweet-and-salty nirvana and enjoy with potato chips.

Preparing Healthy Foods with your Family

Learning about food is a very important step in helping kids make healthy choices. Balanced, nutritious meals will enable them to feel fit, strong and ready to take on their daily activities – both at school and at play! It is ideal to teach your children about good eating habits from an early age…

Pesticides in kids food

Food for Thought

You wouldn’t feed your children pesticides, would you? Unless you’re taking steps to limit pesticides in family meals, you may be doing just that, according to an American watchdog organization, the Environmental Working Group (EWG). Their scientists took common fruits and vegetables, prepared as they would be in a typical home, and tested them for pesticide residues.

the unhealthy side of healthy food

The Unhealthy Side of Healthy Food

Healthy eating is something many of us strive for but the truth is there are times where our efforts to make healthy choices actually end up being on the unhealthy side of healthy food!

Foods for fall

10 Fall Foods Your Family Should Try

Fall is a great time to explore the fruits and vegetable aisles at the grocery store or farmers market; so many varieties of squashes and colourful root vegetables await discovery.

Preventing childhood obesity

Preventing Childhood Obesity: Focus on Overall Well-being

The statistics are scary. Childhood obesity is on the rise and parents are becoming increasingly anxious over every bite of food their children eat. Parents often ask me what they need to tell their kids to prevent them from a lifetime of weight issues and my answer is, “Say less, do more.”

10 Valentine;s Day Treats to Make at home

10 Valentine’s Day Treats to Make at Home

We love these fun and colourful Valentine’s Day treat ideas that you can make at home! Create them with your kids or make treats for your special someone. Heart-shaped sugar cookies, heart shaped pizza, pink and red Valentine’s snack mix and more!

Gingerbread houses

Festive Gingerbread House Ideas

Thinking of making a Gingerbread House for the Holidays? A quick peek on Pinterest will either inspire you or have you second-guessing yourself – there are so many stunning,

Purple Power Smoothie

Purple Power Smoothie

Kids will love this thick, refreshing treat! The perfect healthy ‘snack’ or quickie breakfast, packed with goodness from blueberries, peaches and bananas.

Healthy Eating easy Tips

7 Simple Ways to Start Eating Healthier

Learning healthy eating habits is one of the best things you can do for yourself and your family. Understanding that healthy food matters and healthy choices do taste good is vital to maintaining a healthy lifestyle for our children as they get grow.

Easter Bunny Pancakes from diycandy.com

20 Fun Family Easter Brunch Ideas

Looking for some yummy and colourful recipe ideas for Easter Brunch? We’ve gathered up some amazing recipes to share. Savoury or sweet, these easy recipes and treats will beat anything the Easter Bunny might bring!

The Rise of Cooking at Home

Talk to anyone and you know that cooking at home has become commonplace again! Since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic there has been a tremendous surge in home

Sweet Green Smoothie

Sweet Greens Smoothie

Get some goodness into your child’s diet with a green smoothie. This simple smoothie recipe is packed with nutrition, and tastes like a sweet treat so kids love it, plus the ingredients are easy to find year round – fresh or frozen.

Celebrate Canada with this Campfire Dessert

No campfire? No problem! This oven-baked dessert dip packs all the gooey chocolatey-marshmallow goodness of the classic fire pit treat, no flames required. Keep it traditional and dive in with graham crackers or achieve sweet-and-salty nirvana and enjoy with potato chips.

Preparing Healthy Foods with your Family

Learning about food is a very important step in helping kids make healthy choices. Balanced, nutritious meals will enable them to feel fit, strong and ready to take on their daily activities – both at school and at play! It is ideal to teach your children about good eating habits from an early age…

Pesticides in kids food

Food for Thought

You wouldn’t feed your children pesticides, would you? Unless you’re taking steps to limit pesticides in family meals, you may be doing just that, according to an American watchdog organization, the Environmental Working Group (EWG). Their scientists took common fruits and vegetables, prepared as they would be in a typical home, and tested them for pesticide residues.

the unhealthy side of healthy food

The Unhealthy Side of Healthy Food

Healthy eating is something many of us strive for but the truth is there are times where our efforts to make healthy choices actually end up being on the unhealthy side of healthy food!

Foods for fall

10 Fall Foods Your Family Should Try

Fall is a great time to explore the fruits and vegetable aisles at the grocery store or farmers market; so many varieties of squashes and colourful root vegetables await discovery.

Preventing childhood obesity

Preventing Childhood Obesity: Focus on Overall Well-being

The statistics are scary. Childhood obesity is on the rise and parents are becoming increasingly anxious over every bite of food their children eat. Parents often ask me what they need to tell their kids to prevent them from a lifetime of weight issues and my answer is, “Say less, do more.”

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