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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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My grandma was ahead of the game

One of my favourite comfort foods is my grandma’s recipe for a Dutch bread called Roggebrood  (translates to ‘rye bread’). My dad usually makes it during the fall & winter months because it’s dense & hearty. I had it over Christmas and was inspired to make it myself the other weekend. When buying the ingredients I […]

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Ingredient of the week: Kamut

Last week I spent a few days in Toronto visiting my sister, and it was so great to be back. I love being at the cottage, but I’m a city girl at heart (we move back to Toronto for good in less than 2 weeks!) Don’t get me wrong, the cottage is beautiful & peaceful, […]

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My Nutrition Evolution

It’s been one year since I started my nutrition course, and I’m almost half-way through the course materials. I started thinking about what I’ve learned over the past year, and how it’s affected me, when John came back with some groceries the other night. His food choices made me realize that I’m not the only […]

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Carbs 101

I don’t know about you, but I love carbs. Cereal, oatmeal, bananas, sweet potatoes, quinoa, wheatberries, pasta, pizza, toast…you get the point. Carbs are an important part of a healthy diet because they provide you with energy, glucose for your brain to function properly, prevent ketosis and are a great source of fiber, which is […]

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Choose Whole Grains: Wheatberry Salad Recipe

I recently discovered wheatberries, and I’m in love. Not only do they have a great texture & nutty flavour, but they are a whole grain! This means they include all 3 parts of the grain – the germ, bran & endosperm (only the inedible hull is removed), which are usually removed during processing to make […]

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