I recently had the pleasure of visiting Burnbrae Farms just outside of Ottawa, where I was lead through the entire egg production and grading system, and taught about the different hen housing systems, and the various types of eggs that are available to us here in Canada. It's...

September has always been my favourite month of the year. Not only is the weather usually lovely here in Calgary (I'm knocking on wood right now), and the colours beautiful, but I also think of September as a new beginning or a "fresh start".  Around this...

My daughter is almost 10 months old and I can count on one hand how many times I've spoon-fed her. She started eating solid food when she was a week shy of her 6 month birthday, when she grabbed a banana out of my hand...

Yes! In a joint statement by the Canadian Pediatric Society and the Canadian Society of Allergy and Clinical Immunology (and endorsed by Dietitians of Canada),  doctors agree that there are no benefits to delaying the introduction of high allergen foods such as peanuts, eggs, and fish,...

    It's been a while (over a month I guess) since I've blogged over here so I thought it was about time...

  You may know that you shouldn't eat sprouts while you're pregnant because of the risk of food poisoning, but what about people who aren't pregnant? Health Canada recently released a statement reminding Canadians to be cautious when eating sprouts such as bean sprouts, alfalfa sprouts,...

Whether you're planning a pregnancy or struggling to conceive, here are some tips on how to boost fertility and prepare your body for a healthy pregnancy:   1. Eat clean when you can: Try to eat organic whole foods as often as possible. Organic fruits and vegetables do...

Planning a pregnancy in the next few months? Yippee! Congrats! Before the baby-making begins, make sure that your body is primed to grow a healthy, thriving baby. While improving your nutrition at ANY stage of pregnancy is fabulous, it's better to start adopting new habits before that...