Nutrition

A Recipe for Gingerbread Cookies that the Whole Family Can Participate In

Looking for a fun child-friendly recipe this holiday season? Look no further! These gingerbread cookies are a healthier alternative to traditional cookies as they do not contain refined white sugar and are great to make with the kids as they don’t require baking.

Crockpot Soups

Colder weather means soup weather. Slow cookers are a great way to make a hearty meal for your family without spending hours in the kitchen!

Cookie Exchange Recipes

It's the most wonderful time of the year, cookie exchange season! Looking for fun and unique recipes to share with your friends and family? Check out these ones that are sure to be a hit!

Nutrition Facts 101

Nutrition facts tables are very daunting to many. Long lists of confusing ingredients and conflicting serving sizes lead tons of us to avoid reading these important tables. Nutrition fact tables should never be overlooked especially if we are looking out for allergens. Thankfully for us, Health Canada is changing the laws on how manufacturers have to display nutrition facts! Starting in 2017 and over the next few years, you will start to notice differences that will make our lives much easier!

Pumpkin Oatmeal Spooktacular Cookies

Pumpkin is the flavour of fall, and what better way to celebrate fall than to celebrate Halloween too! These cookies are gluten free, and can also be made dairy free by using dairy free chocolate chips. My favourite brand of dairy free chocolate chips is Enjoy Life.
You can turn any baking recipe into a Halloween themed mummy with a few melted white chocolate chips!

Hooked on Hemp Seeds

Ever wonder what all the hype is over hemp seeds?

Delicious Pumpkin Recipes for Fall

Pumpkin season has arrived but only for a short time. There are plenty of delicious ways to enjoy this "large melon" - pies, muffins, soups, etc... Here are a few unique recipes to try during this harvest season.

Unique Recipes Using Apples

It's apple picking season! Looking for a few good recipes to make using all the juicy apples you have picked? Here are some unique ones that will have the whole family asking for seconds.

Preserving Summer

Summer gives us beautiful, bountiful produce that is so delicious! Do you ever wish you could have these amazing flavours all year long? Well you can! Whether you pickle it, make jam, make sauce or dry it, there are plenty of ways to preserve your favourite fruits, vegetables and herbs this summer! Preserving fresh produce is not only tasty but also economical – produce is cheapest in season and by picking produce at the height of the season you are locking in the best flavours and nutrition.

School Lunch Friendly Energy Balls (With carrots!)

Your kids will love these “carrot cake” energy balls. They’re the perfect recess snack packed with veggie, protein, and fiber. They’re also a healthy option for breakfast and will sustain your child’s energy level until lunch.

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