Iron is an important mineral that helps transport oxygen throughout your body. It’s not uncommon for children to become iron deficient. Fortunately, if detected early, low-iron is easily treated with a well-balanced diet.Read More
Exhausted parents, sleepless nights and an irritable baby… Does that sound like your current family situation? Parenting is not always an easy job, it becomes even more difficult when dealing with a baby who has gastrointestinal discomfort and trouble sleeping.Read More
The kids are home, family-time is at its best, but is your child's nutrition at its prime?Read More
The recent flood has caused devastation to many families in various communities throughout Quebec. Despite the heartache it’s been heart-warming to see communities come together in order to support flood victims. Many of us are donating food to help families in needRead More
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Picky eating becomes an issue when parents are unable to feed their kids a variety of diet and textures. This can cause a lot of stress for the parents and the child which can make mealtimes very unpleasant. Parents often end up making separate meals for their picky eaters and worry about their child not getting enough nutrients. When kids are not able to eat like the rest of the family, I see that as a problem.Read More
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Mindful eating is a powerful practice and helps children connect with their bodies and minds. By eating mindfully children develop a healthy relationship with food and acceptance of themselves. Studies have shown that mindful eating can also help achieve and maintain a healthy weight.Read More
Starting solids is a huge milestone in a baby’s development. There is so much information out there regrading introducing solid foods to your baby which can be quite confusing. Some parents go the traditional puree route and gradually modify textures. Others decide to use the baby led weaning approach. I am a fan of combining both and offering babies a variety of textures from the beginning. Here is a list of nutritious first foods that can be given to your baby regardless of your feeding approach.Read More
Eating is natural and necessary for survival. Although the main reason for eating is to nourish our body, we also eat for pleasure. For many individuals, however, the seemingly simple act of eating becomes complicated. Food restriction for fear of weight gain causes many people to become chronic dieters, which can often have the opposite effect.
Sandwiches are simple and fast lunchtime staples with limitless possibilities. While we all love a good PB&J and grilled cheese, eating the same sandwiches day after day can become mundane. Here are some tips to creating the most delicious sandwiches that kids will be excited to eat!
Cooking is a skill that needs to be encouraged at an early age in order to equip your children with the tools they need for optimal nutrition and health in the future. The trick is to get your children involved at every step of food preparation― make cooking a family activity!Read More
Baby-Led Weaning (BLW) simply means skipping purée foods and introducing your baby to table foods right from the beginning. This way, babies feed themselves when they are ready and there is no spoon feeding! Although this method can seem a little nonconventional to some parents, it has many benefits for both babies and parents.Read More