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Tips to Provide a Healthy Diet for Your Toddler

I introduced Jack to solid food when he was 6 months old, but he still got most of his calories & nutrients from breast milk. Now that he’s 14 months and fully weaned it’s really important to me that he eats healthy and gets all the healthy fats and vitamins & minerals that he needs. He’s a little […]

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Eat Your Veggies with a Side of Healthy Fats

Yesterday I gave Jack carrots for the first time, and he took them down like a champ! I steamed them, and than mixed them with some water and coconut oil. The reason I mixed them with coconut oil is because combining veggies with a healthy fat actually improves our body’s ability to absorb the vegetable’s […]

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How to Lose Baby Weight…the Healthy Way

I was chatting with a girlfriend the other day who had her second baby about 2 months ago, and she was frustrated that her body isn’t bouncing back as quickly as it did for baby number one. She filled me in on her daily eating & exercise regime, and I gave her some healthy weight loss […]

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Healthy Homemade Salad Dressing

Photo Source I always encourage my clients to make their own salad dressing vs. buying store-bought. Most pre-packaged, store-bought dressings are full of preservatives, sugar, salt and unhealthy oils. It’s easy to make your own, and so much better for you because you can use awesome, healthy ingredients. This Apple Cider Honey Dijon Vinaigrette is […]

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Change is Good

Sorry for the break in posts, but it’s been busy since the holidays! John and I decided to take a much-needed vacation to Barbados last week to celebrate our 4 year wedding anniversary. The trip was also a babymoon for us as we’re expecting our first baby in May! Since May 2013 there have been […]

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Summer Salmon Recipe: Maple Ginger Cedar Plank Salmon

A few weeks ago I discovered the True North Salmon Company – a North American company that sells hormone & antibiotic-free, sustainably caught, farmed Atlantic salmon. I was really excited about this because Atlantic salmon is my favourite (its the really thick, juicy kind), but unfortunately most farmed Atlantic salmon is treated with hormones & antibiotics on […]

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Weekly Healthy Tip: Substitute Coconut Oil for Butter

I hope I haven’t lost all my loyal blog readers as a result of my lack of posts lately! I have an excuse though. As of July 15th my husband and I have been homeless; we sold our condo in downtown Toronto (tear) and have been bouncing around from Toronto to Newmarket, to the cottage […]

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