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What type of milk should children drink?

Many parents feel confused about which, if any, type of milk they should give their child. Is cow’s milk still a safe option? Is there a milk alternative that’s better? Oat, almond, soy, hemp and coconut milk are just some of the milk options in the ever-evolving world of dairy alternatives. While there are many ways to add calcium-rich foods […]


What is the healthiest bread?

Bread options abound, but which one is the best? Fad diets and concerns about carbs and sugar have given bread a bad rap. And with so many options—whole wheat bread, rye bread, sourdough bread, oat bread, sprouted bread—it’s hard to know which one is the healthiest bread. And that’s just the beginning. There are flours to consider: white flour versus […]


The Top 10 Food Myths I bust. Every. Dang. Week.

There’s too much information about nutrition, diet and healthy eating on social media and the internet at large. I say “too much” because a lot of it is false—not based on fact or science—even though it’s widely believed. Here are the top food myths I wade through when working with clients. Myth: Everyone needs eight cups of water per day. […]


Keep your Kids fueled for Organic Play all Day!

[vc_row][vc_column][rs_image_block align=”align-center” image=”5585″ width=”400″][vc_column_text align=”center”]*This post was sponsored by Stonyfield Organic Yogurts[/vc_column_text][rs_space height=”30px”][vc_column_text text_color=”#000000″]Hey parents, you have no doubt been doing more activities than EVER with your kids in these past 6 months with the global pandemic. When play is squeezed in between ZOOM calls, homeschooling and running a household, it can feel overwhelming if we try to control it […]


Do kids need milk?

There has been a lot of confusion and debate about dairy over the past several years. The latest versions of Canada’s Guide for Healthy Eating has caused even more confusion. Dairy products were removed from having their own category, and instead collapsed into protein foods. So what IS the role of milk in our kid’s diets? And do kids need […]


Boost Immunity and Stay Calm During Coronavirus

I know how you feel. I have young children and elderly parents that I want to make sure are safe. And It’s a very stressful time on every level right now, especially for parents. We want our children to stay safe and it’s hard to explain what is happening without increasing anxieties. I’ve outlined my top tips for boosting your […]


Don’t detox, do this instead

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Let me guess… you’re scrolling through your social feed right now, thinking “what kind of cleanse should I do for January?” Though I hope this isn’t the case, if it is, I want you to stop. The myth of needing to cleanse, or worse, “detox” your body is so prevalent, I’m always compelled to write a post about it every […]


Easy ways to make your baking gluten-free

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Are you getting into holiday baking, and want to mix it up a bit from your usual cookie fare? Or do you have guests and gifts to give to those with different diets than you? We’ve got you covered with a breakdown on all the HOT alternative flours to use to avoid gluten or just to mix up your holiday textures![/vc_column_text][rs_image_block […]


What you need to know about heavy metals in your baby’s food

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]If you’re a parent, chances are you’ve seen the recent headlines about 95% of baby foods containing heavy metals exceeding acceptable limits. Talk about alarming! Recently, a report created by an independent research body was released highlighting the presence of arsenic and other metals such as lead, cadmium and mercury in about 95% of store-bought baby foods. This is definitely […]


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