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Potato Pancakes Recipe for Any Occasion

It's the food synonymous with weekends and sleep-in days - hot fluffy pancakes. Want to make your favourite Sunday dish healthier by adding vegetables? Now you can with these delicious potato pancakes. Potatoes make a great start to the day a...

French Toast Fingers Recipe: A Healthy Breakfast Kids Love

French toast is always a big breakfast hit. Slice it into fingers and you have a handy finger food that is sure to grab kids' attention. Here is a traditional french toast recipe with a kick - a calcium filled centre of fruity goodness. The best...

Lentil Vegetable Soup Recipe

Try this tasty, protein-rich dish. It's perfect for anyone - even if you're not vegetarian. Lentils are an amazing source of fibre, and add great taste and texture to many soups. Supermarket and restaurant soups can be loaded with enough salt to...

Do Your Kids Need More Energy? Try Chickpeas

Packed with protein and cheap, chickpeas are a great addition to any family meal. Also known as garbanzo beans, Canadian chick peas are grown in southern Alberta and Saskatchewan. This edible legume comes in two main forms: Desi and Kabuli. The...

Swap Plain Pasta for This Tomato and Spaghetti Squash Recipe

It seems like even the pickiest little eater will gladly head to the table when there's a plate of pasta up for grabs. It's right up there with pizza as the most popular dish on children's menus in restaurants across the country. And it's not just ki...

How Much Fibre Does My Child Need?

Dear Karla, I read your post about ways to prevent type-2 diabetes and noticed that one commenter suggested fibre. There does not seem to be a clearly stated amount for how much fibre our kids need, and I would like to know just how much I should be...

Add Lentils to Your Family's Diet for a Quick Fibre Boost

There's a whole lot to love about lentils. These small, lens-like seeds are often referred to as a type of pulse or dal. They're packed full of protein and fibre, and are a great source of plant protein for many diets. Ancient Greeks included lentils...

Some cereals are more than HALF sugar!

I doubt any parent thinks of a product called "Sugar Smacks" as nutritious. We reserve that kind of labeling for cereals that have no taste or taste like compacted sawdust. Still, would it surprise you to find out that many cereals, especially tho...

Take time for breakfast

With another year of school, all of us are undoubtedly busy in the morning. Many people don't eat breakfast because they say they don't have time or think it's a way to save on calories and lose weight. But breakfast can be a very healthy way to star...

Healthy foods and incorporating them into your life

Often in your attempt to make certain your baby and other family members eat right, you forget about your own diet. This is understandable given the time you need to take care of your new child. Many new mothers, however, may ignore their own eating ...

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