healthy

Snacks

10 Fruit and Veggie-Packed Muffin Recipes Your Whole Family Will Love

Did you know that according to the American Heart Association, we should aim to eat four to five servings each of fruits and vegetables per day? That’s a lot! It basically means that every meal and snack we eat should ideally contain both fruit and vegetables. But our busy schedules sometimes make it difficult to […]

Starting Solids

DIY Baby Food for A Balanced Diet and Happy Taste Buds

My mother-in-law once marveled at what great eaters my three children are. She just couldn’t believe that my toddler was excited about eating chickpeas and Brussels sprouts. The thing is, he never knew any other way of eating because instead of feeding him store-bought baby food, which is perfectly good and often the best option […]

Food

Make Weeknight Cooking Easy With This Delish Homemade Veal Parmigiana RecipeSponsored content

This recipe also appears on Kidgredients I’m all about making weeknight meals easier and this dish does just that! My special veal parmigiana is set to become a family favourite and is all about cheating where you can to make an amazing family meal. I don’t know about you, but the rules for weeknight dinners […]

Tips and Tricks

7 Things Parents Can Do to Prevent Childhood Obesity

Childhood obesity affects millions of children in the United States. It’s no secret that obese children are teased and treated poorly by their peers, but in addition to the adverse affects obesity can have on a child’s social quality of life, children who are obese are at an increased risk for type 2 diabetes and […]

Dessert

How To Buy A Healthy Holiday Pie

Thanksgiving and the holidays wouldn’t be the same without the traditional spread of pies: pumpkin, apple, pecan and key lime -each one more delicious than the next.  Baking a pie isn’t that difficult, but if baking feels like a hassle it’s sometimes easier to visit a local bakery or market to pick up your favourite […]

Gardening

Healthy And Fun For Easter-GrowUms

More than ever this Easter season, I’m trying really hard not to stick a bunch of junk into my boys’ Easter baskets.  Yes, they will get eggs filled with candy and yes, they will maybe get a small chocolate bunny or two.    But the candy will be kept to a minimum as I think […]