This post was written in sponsored partnership with my friends over at Skipper Otto Community Supported Fishery. As always, all opinions are my own Here are some key nutrients (and foods) that will help to support your growing baby's nutritional needs (as well as yours!) during pregnancy If you're expecting...

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...

Most foods are completely safe for pregnant women to enjoy without worry. However, there are a select few foods that should be avoided during pregnancy (and even if you're trying to get pregnant, because most women are unaware of a pregnancy in the first few weeks) because...

As a coffee lover, I say enjoy your java during pregnancy--in moderation of course. You'll hear contradicting advice on this subject from various health experts and even non-health experts. Health Canada and Dietitians of Canada suggest that up to 300 mg of caffeine is safe...

  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,...

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...

Here's an e-mail that I received from an expectant Mom earlier this week: "I am four months pregnant and my regular daily meals consist of grapefruit or oranges and almonds for breakfast, organic mixed greens and organic chicken for lunch, a sugary snack in the afternoon...