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Top 10: Recipes to Make with Children

Involving children in the preparation and planning of meals helps them to acquire healthy eating habits and maintain them for the rest of their lives. To help you to avoid unnecessary stress, we have found 10 recipes that you can easily prepare with your children.

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The Hidden Power of Food

27 February, 2018 No Comments

As part of Nutrition Month 2018, I want to take you on a journey; discovering the different powers of food…

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When Young Children Eat Gluten-Free – Challenges and Solutions

This article was submitted by our partner, the Fondation québécoise de la maladie cœliaque (FQMC). It was written by a dietitian to help those on a gluten-free diet. However, the information is relevant to everyone! The diet of a child from 1 to 5 years is full of peculiarities. Yes, they can sometimes make you […]

Stomach Ache in Children and a Low-FODMAP Diet

24 October, 2017 No Comments

We’ve often talked about FODMAPs* in the last two years on our blog (for example here, here and here). One topic we’ve never touched on? Low-FODMAP diet for children who suffer from functional digestive issues (stomach ache, diarrhea, constipation, gas, etc.). I’m going to make the most of a recent article on this topic published […]

5 Ways to Help Picky Eaters Become Adventurous

Do you have a picky eater?  Are mealtimes a struggle?  Do you feel like a short-order cook at the mercy of making WHATEVER your little one will eat?  Are you tired of eating “kid-foods” and wish your child was not so darn picky!?  If you said yes to any of these questions, you are not […]

Hockey Mom Tip: How to Make an Off-Season Nutrition Program

Not everyone has an off-season from hockey. Hockey takes over some people’s lives year round.

TOP 10: Easy Weeknight Meals

14 December, 2016 No Comments

How many of us have made the excuse that it’s just too difficult to cook every day? With work, kids, school, friends, family, and everything else pulling us in different directions, it’s easy to see why. But, eating better always involves a bit more cooking, since we can control the quality and quantity of our […]

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TOP 10: Easy, Simple, and Fun Big Family Recipes

31 August, 2016 No Comments

A big family usually means chaos. There are so many schedules to balance and fires to be put out. We think that the at the very least, you should be able to sit at home for a nice, quick and delicious dinner. So we’ve put together our top ten recommended big family recipes. After all, […]

How to Prepare for Hockey Camp

The problem with summer camps or pre-season tryout hockey camps is that they are usually a shock to your body.  The gruelling on-ice and off-ice sessions will deplete your energy stores often much more than you have been used to.  If your body is not prepared for the shock, you may feel more tired and […]

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Gluten-Free Casein-free Diet and Autism

26 April, 2016 No Comments

There are many examples of families who have tried removing gluten and casein from their autistic child’s diet. However, results are mixed, as much from a scientific point of view as in practice. In this article, I’ll give a brief overview of autism and then I’ll tell you about the gluten-free casein-free (GFCF) diet and […]

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Lunches provided in schools around the world reflect the country’s culture and its external influences. For example, it seems that North Americans have a fondness for disposable cups and plates. Moreover, it’s not surprising that in Asian countries, rice is included in all the trays and many countries don’t have dairy products in their menu. […]

Protect children from childhood obesity: drink water!

16 September, 2014 No Comments

Water is the only drink that is essential. In fact, our children’s bodies contain 60% water, several litres of which are eliminated daily through perspiration and urine primarily. So this elimination needs to be balanced. Eating food (especially fruits and vegetables) is of course one way of introducing water into the body, but the most […]