Pack in the life-skills By Karen Kerr, Registered Holistic Nutritional Consultant Happy Back to School to all of you tired and frazzled parents. Summer is a glorious time of year, but it can often be hectic with planning activities, extra laundry and kids being off their normal schedules. I look forward to the beginning of […]
Recipe adapted from: Christy Wilson, RD Serving: 1 bite Recipe makes: 35, one-inch sized bites Total Time: 20 minutes Ingredients • 1.5 cup rolled oats • ½ cup almonds, roughly chopped • 2 tablespoons unsweetened shredded coconut • 1 tablespoon chia seeds • ¼ cup 72% cocoa dark chocolate, roughly chopped into small pieces • […]
Here is a recipe with lots of flavor, textures and colour. This style of meal is often called a Buddha Bowl; so appropriate for this mindful eating article. Ingredients • Cooked brown rice or quinoa • Cooked black beans (if canned: drained and rinsed) • Cooked corn kernels • Diced green, yellow, red peppers • […]
Take the time to truly appreciate the meals you eat
Ingredients • Spring roll rice paper wrappers (in international section of supermarket) • Rice noodles (vermicelli), cooked according to package instructions • 2-3 veggies, such as avocado, sliced; carrot, grated; cucumber, cut into sticks; purple cabbage, finely chopped; sweet peppers, cut into sticks • Strips of cooked chicken, tofu, or another source of protein Directions […]
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Grocery shopping doesn’t have to be a chore. Get the kids involved and make it a fun and healthy learning experience
Every child needs to learn how to make soup from scratch. Here is one that is customizable and has tasks for everyone. Recipe and photo by Edie Shaw-Ewald, RD dietitiansns.com Ingredients • 1 Tbsp extra virgin olive oil • 1 onion, diced • 8 garlic cloves, minced • 4 large carrots, diced • 4 cups chicken broth […]