Food is the fuel that our bodies use to function, think, play, and work.Kids who eat well perform better in school because they are able to concentrate, focus, and learn during school hours as well as at home. If you find that your child's performance...

 I'm delighted to feature Raise Healthy Eater's Maryann Jacobsen, MS, RD on the blog today. She's written an informative post about how to transform your family mealtimes for the better. I particularly like #4 and #5-- those have been game-changers in our house!  Most parents...

I was able to squeeze one last media appearance in before baby number three arrives in October, and for it I was able to create and test out two new quick and easy tuna recipes that will definitely be added to our family's weeknight dinner...

We are lucky enough to live next door to friends of ours who have young kids around the same age as ours. Having built-in buddies next door means lots of impromptu play dates and last minute throw-whatever-we-both-have-together meals. A few days ago, we decided last minute...

  A slow-cooker can be a life-saver on busy days, allowing you to have a home-cooked hot meal ready when suppertime rolls around. I find that it saves me the stress of trying to figure out what to feed my family at the last minute, which...

One of the many reasons that I love Summer is because of the fresh berries. Not only are they packed full of vitamins, antioxidants and fibre, but blueberries also taste delicious and are really convenient when you have small children (they are the best and...

    I had never grilled peaches until I received this assignment by Canadian Living to test our their July feature recipe "Grilled Peach Melba Sundae". Not only was I excited about grilling peaches for the first time, but I was also excited by the fact that I...

  Spring is finally making an appearance in our city, although there are still many remnants of winter, with snow on the ground and a chill in the air. My son has been dying to play in the park and ride his bike and it's only...

[caption id="attachment_2972" align="alignnone" width="634"] Easy to make, healthy, delicious and kid-friendly! You can't go wrong with this Souvlaki-Style Pork Tenderloin With Mixed Vegetables.[/caption] Aloha from Hawaii! I have been enjoying the sun and surf with my family in Hawaii for the past week and a half and...

That's a mouthful isn't it? And a delicious one! These chewy ginger cookies have been holiday family favourite for a few years now and I've been meaning to share the recipe for a while. The original recipe (Chewy Triple Ginger Cookies from the Atco...