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How I Convinced my Son that He indeed Likes Raw Cherry Tomatoes

As promised last week when I shared my thoughts on if you should hide vegetables in your child’s meals, today is story time. I would like to tell you the story about my son and his love-hate-and-back-in-love relationship with cherry tomatoes. When my son was less than 2 years old (he is now 6 years old), he used to eat [...]

2016-10-19T08:29:30-06:00By |Categories: Nutrition, Picky eating|Tags: |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, [...]

Interview with Dreena Burton and Giveaway of “Plant-Powered Families” Cookbook

When my husband was diagnosed with cancer in 2009, I looked to the Internet and library books to teach me about healthy nutrition and lifestyle. Dreena’s site was one of the first sites I discovered and loved reading (and still do) regularly. Although she does not talk about cancer prevention and treatment on her site, I wanted to learn how [...]

2016-10-19T08:29:31-06:00By |Categories: Dinner recipes, Giveaway, Interview, Nutrition, Tasty Tuesdays|Tags: |24 Comments

Nutritional Workshop for Parents

My friend Karen and I are organizing a Nutritional Workshop for parents and grand-parents. If you would like to know how this workshop came to be, this is when I first mentioned the workshop on my site. The workshop begins on Wednesday October 7 and includes a total of 8 weekly sessions. The sessions are 2 hours each. You can read [...]

2016-10-19T08:29:31-06:00By |Categories: Constipation, Meal planning, Nutrition, Picky eating|Tags: |0 Comments

Refreshing Coconut Grape Chocolate Smoothie

I mentioned before that I love adding grapes to my smoothies. To prove it, I am sharing with you one of our favourite grape smoothie recipes. My whole family loves it. I hope your family will love it too! Summer is almost ending. School is almost starting. My son is starting grade 1 in September. He lost his first tooth [...]

Kid-Friendly Healthy Snacks and Daily Poops While Travelling

If you are planning a trip and need a few ideas on what healthy snacks to pack, you came to the right place. We like to travel quite a bit. Since our second child was born (3 years ago), we travelled less, but we still travelled. The longest journey with both kids we went on was to Mexico when my daughter was 1 [...]

2016-10-19T08:29:31-06:00By |Categories: Constipation, Nutrition, Snack recipes|Tags: , |0 Comments

Tasty Tuesday: 5 Delicious Smoothies from my Favourite Bloggers

As my summer break continues, I thought it would be fun to gather a few smoothie recipes from some of my favourite bloggers for you. It’s summer, it’s hot, and a cold smoothie is not only needed, but essential! Here they are, 5 delicious smoothies in alphabetical order! I could not list them in deliciousness order because they are ALL [...]

Tasty Tuesday: 5 Easy and Delicious Summer Recipes

Although I had decided to take a break from blogging for the months of July and August while my son is on summer break, I have not been here too much in June either. I guess I started my summer break early. The weather has been gorgeous in Calgary and my whole family has been enjoying outside time at the [...]

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