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About Alina

Alina Muresan is a Holistic Nutritional Consultant who specializes in family nutrition and health. Visit her website, Orgali.ca to find great advice on your child's nutrition and delicious recipes that are healthy and fast!

Tasty Tuesday: Heavenly Dairy-Free Rice Pudding

I made many versions of this rice pudding recipe. Each time, the unanimous “thumbs-up” from my entire family eluded me. So I kept trying. Until this last version. The winning version. Everybody - husband, 5 year old, 8 year old, my parents and I - LOVED it. Yes, I know it’s summer. You are thinking “I am not turning my [...]

2017-06-20T07:10:58+00:00 By |Categories: Dessert, Nutrition, Picky eating, Tasty Tuesdays|Tags: |5 Comments

Fun Giveaway! Lovely Glass Pendant for Girls

If you remember the previous two giveaways with Kathy Lycka’s art, then you might also remember how in love I am with everything she creates. Kathy Lycka is a Calgary-based artist who is known for her:                                                Prints                                      Greeting cards                                     Original paintings                                     Glass pendants                                         Earrings Kathy ships her artwork worldwide (Canada, United States, United Kingdom, Australia, etc.), [...]

2017-06-03T19:47:32+00:00 By |Categories: Giveaway, Interview, Interviews and Giveaways|Tags: , |63 Comments

Mama Stories – Jen Snyder

I met Jen Snyder through a mom entrepreneurs Facebook group we both belong to. Jen has a very successful Facebook group for bloggers. She is very involved in her group by answering every question she receives and by asking questions and challenging the groups’ members to better balance blogging, motherhood and life in general. I helped Jen with a health problem one of her [...]

2017-04-28T06:04:04+00:00 By |Categories: Mama Stories|Tags: |8 Comments

Tasty Tuesday: Cookies! Almond Sugar Cookies!

Unlike the rest of my family, I am not one to marvel at the deliciousness of cookies. I much more prefer muffins, cupcakes and other “cakey” desserts. And maybe because I am not easily impressed by cookies, I can definitely recognize a delicious sugar cookie when I see one. This is one of them. Trust me! I was looking for [...]

2017-03-18T11:09:00+00:00 By |Categories: Dessert, Nutrition, Picky eating, Tasty Tuesdays|Tags: |14 Comments

Tasty Tuesday: Yummy Baked Carrot Oatmeal Hearts for Valentine’s Day

It’s not Valentine’s Day if we don’t eat a heart-shaped dessert, right? So I had to come up with a dessert that is not only delicious, but also healthy, filling, great as a snack, and easy to pack and take to school. Nutritious and delicious baked oatmeal with carrots. My kids love it, my husband and myself love it, and [...]

Guest Post: Jenny Finke from Good for You Gluten Free

I invited Jenny Finke, health and nutrition coach, to talk with us about foods that are naturally gluten-free and foods that are important for people with gluten sensitivity or celiac disease to eat. Jenny Finke was diagnosed with celiac disease in 2012 and has been gluten-free ever since. She helps people start and find success in their gluten-free journey through her signature Go [...]

2017-01-30T13:26:02+00:00 By |Categories: Food allergies/sensitivities, Nutrition|Tags: |14 Comments

Interview and Giveaway with Todd Parr

I fell in love with Todd Parr’s book at a department store. Of all the places :). Since then, I have been buying or borrowing Todd’s books from the library and reading them with my kids who share my love for Todd’s books. Todd's books have simple, yet complex messages, are beautifully illustrated, and are interesting for all the young at heart. [...]

2017-02-06T06:25:39+00:00 By |Categories: Snack recipes|Tags: , |86 Comments