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Easy Juicy Roast Chicken

Photo Credit One of the go-to meals in our house is a free-from roast chicken from Superstore with sweet potato fries and a salad. We have it every Monday. It’s easy, and provides leftovers for lunch the next day. Unfortunately, the free-from chickens aren’t available all the time, and I want to avoid the giant hormone […]

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My Reco’s for Natural Baby Products

We had a great adventure in Colombia, but it’s good to be home! I’ve been super busy with nutrition consulting since we got back, and haven’t had much time for blogging, but I was recently asked about natural baby products for personal care and hygiene so I thought I would share what I use for Jack. Bathing […]

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Long Weekend Menu Ideas

I can’t believe it’s the long weekend in August already! This is my fave long weekend of the summer for a few reasons: it’s my birthday, we’re usually up at the cottage or camping, and I’m always with family & friends. When it’s beautiful outside the last thing we all want to do is spend […]

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Are you Getting Freekeh?

One of my biggest pet peeves is the misconception that all carbs are bad for you. Yes, white refined carbohydrates have no nutritional value, but there are many carbs out there that are high in protein, fibre, vitamins & minerals such as: brown rice, quinoa, wheatberries, bulgar, and my new favorite – freekeh. These healthy […]

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Do Kids Really Need Cow’s Milk?

  Photo Source These days it seems like the natural progression for kids, after being weened off breast milk or formula, is to move to cow’s milk. Children need a certain amount of fat and calcium to replace the breast milk or formula that they were used to getting everyday so cow’s milk seems like […]

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Weekly Health Tip: Avocado Oil

Now that I’ve moved up to the country I have become a Costco shopper (yes!). Costco has amazing healthy products like organic coconut oil, almonds, organic whole chickens, hemp seeds, flax seeds, chia seeds, etc. But sometimes they will suddenly stop selling an item! The word on the street is that grapeseed oil is no […]

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Healthy Soda and the Weekly Health Tip

We just spent our first long weekend of the summer up at the cottage, and I was excited to see that there was a new kitchen gadget to play with: the Soda Stream. I don’t need to get into too much detail about why regular and diet pop is an unhealthy choice, but basically it […]

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Ingredient of the week: Soba Noodles

Today is a cold, rainy day at the cottage, which inspired me to make soup to warm things up. We have a fire going, and the smell of soup cooking on the stove makes it really cozy in here. I don’t know about you but I like incorporating carbohydrates in most of my meals. It […]

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Does your Cereal Pass the Test?

I know I’ve blogged about homemade muesli & cereal a bunch of times, but it’s because I love cereal, and after trying many different brands I’ve realized that making it myself is the healthiest option (it’s also easy, yummy & cheap). There are very few pre-made cereal options out there that pass my healthy cereal […]

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