I was recently sent a copy of Greta Podleski’s new cookbook, Yum & Yummer from the nice folks at Hype PR who asked me to try some recipes and write a review. I get approached all the time to review cookbooks and products, and I’m picky on which ones I choose, but I couldn’t say […]
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Yum & Yummer Cookbook Review: Healthy Grab and Go
Happy and HEALTHY Holidays!
With my family being in the Toronto area, I’m in full packing and planning mode around this time of year in preparation for our annual trek to visit my family for four nights, and than up to John’s family cottage for three nights. The holiday season is notorious for being heavy on the sugar and […]
It’s Officially Soup Season!
Photo Credit Soups and chillis are some of my favourite recipes to make because they are “one pot” meals, and I love making anything that allows me to prep, chop and cook ahead of time. Anyone with kids knows that evenings are insane, and who has time to make recipes that require cooking before serving? Maybe a […]
Cookies for Breakfast?
When I think of healthy breakfast I think of smoothies, healthy muffins, sprouted toast with coconut oil and natural nut butter, yogurt with healthy granola, cookies…wait, cookies? Yup! I recently discovered a recipe for Healthy Breakfast Cookies that taste good, and are full of the breakfast staples: bran flakes, oats, milk, Greek yogurt and eggs. My 2-year […]
Oh How Things Have Changed
I’ve recently been switching all my blog posts over to my website laurenfollett.com in an effort to bring all my content to one location. In the process, I’ve been editing posts and recipes and I can’t believe how much has changed in the last 5 years. 5 years doesn’t seem like that long, but in […]
Try and Avoid the Label: “My Child is a Picky Eater”
Since Jack started eating solids at 6 months it’s been a bit of a roller coaster. The beginning was easy – he ate a few times a day, and I was excited to introduce new foods because he liked everything. Eventually he started to get bored of purees so we moved on to smaller cubes […]
2-Ingredient Healthy Pancakes
Yes the title is true. These healthy pancakes only require 2 ingredients! Eggs and bananas. I was skeptical at first, but they’re really good. They have more of a crepe consistency vs. a fluffy pancake, but you can add baking powder to fluff them up a bit. I also added some almond butter to the batter […]
September is the New January
We moved into our new house in Westboro 2 weeks ago and this is our first normal-feeling week in a while. Most of the boxes are empty and we’re trying to get back into a routine. I’m finding it a bit challenging to get through my day smoothly as I’m still not sure where things […]
Healthy Salmon or Tuna Salad Bites
Photo Credit Us moms have to stick together when it comes to healthy toddler meals & snacks that you can whip up in no time. We’ve all been there – you come home from your afternoon outing, it’s 4:50pm, dinner is at 5pm, your kids are hungry and you scan your pantry and fridge wondering what […]
Vegetables on Vegetables: Toddler Snack Idea
Photo Credit Judging by the amount of interest and positive feedback that I received on my last post about toddler nutrition and recipes I thought I would stick to the same theme for today’s post. Looking through all the comments & feedback that I received I’ve been noticing a common challenge when it comes […]