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How to Make the Perfect Smoothie for Your Kid

Smoothies are a great way to include plenty of nutrients in our kids’ diets. Smoothies are especially great for picky eaters who have a limited number of preferred foods. Adding sweet fruits to their smoothies masks the taste of vegetables. The perfect smoothie for a picky eater! When I make smoothies for my family, I load them with as much [...]

Giveaway with Kathy Lycka, Creator of Whimsical Art for Kids

Last year I interviewed Kathy Lycka and hosted a giveaway with one of her beautiful prints. Because many people loved Kathy’s art, this year Kathy and I decided to run another giveaway with one of her beautiful prints.  Here is some of the new art Kathy is working on this year: Celebratory Cards (including Birthday Cards)   Whimsical Animals       Flowers and [...]

2016-10-19T08:29:29+00:00 By |Categories: Snack recipes|Tags: |62 Comments

Tasty Tuesday: Banana Almond Bread

Let's talk banana bread, okay? If you are fond of banana bread, this recipe is for YOU. If you don't enjoy banana flavour, have no fear, as there is a second recipe that has no bananas, but has delicious sweet blueberries. I realized yesterday that I haven't shared a tasty Tuesday recipe in a long time. Although I am still [...]

Interview with Meghan Telpner and Giveaway of The Undiet Cookbook

I found out about Meghan Telpner and her inspiring and extremely practical website three years ago from one of my classmates at the Canadian School of Natural Nutrition. Meghan Telpner is a Holistic Nutritionist who resides in Toronto, Ontario with her husband Josh Gitalis, a Clinical Nutritionist.                           Meghan Telpner (from The UnDiet Cookbook) Meghan founded The Academy of Culinary [...]

School Lunch Ideas Roundup from my Favourite Bloggers

Do you remember how during the months of August and September, articles about school lunch ideas were everywhere - how to plan, how to prepare, tons of ideas and recipes? It seems that nobody talks about school lunches by December. We all plan and prepare school lunches 5 days a week (or we help our kids do it) and we [...]

2016-10-19T08:29:30+00:00 By |Categories: Lunch recipes, Meal planning, Nutrition, Picky eating|Tags: |0 Comments

Tasty Tuesday: School Lunch Ideas (with Photos) – Part 2 of Surviving the Following 5 Days of Grade 1

A few weeks ago I shared photos of school lunches I made for my 1st grade son. It seems that it resonated with a lot of you. I hope you found it useful and that you had the chance to use some of those ideas into your children’s lunches. Please let me know if you did as I love hearing [...]

2016-10-19T08:29:30+00:00 By |Categories: Lunch recipes, Snack recipes, Tasty Tuesdays|2 Comments

Tasty Tuesday: Baked and Easy Green Split Pea Soup with a Meat Option

Hm, you might wonder, how is it possible to bake a split pea soup? I did not believe it’s possible either until I actually did it. I decided I want to make a meal with split peas as I had some in my pantry. What’s not to like about split peas loaded with fiber, minerals, and protein? Even more, if cooked right, [...]