Nutrition · Parenting · Pregnancy

10 ways to eat vegetables and fruits daily

My mom was always telling me to eat my fruits and veggies to stay healthy. She was right.  Read on for 10 suggestions to eat health-promoting vegetables and fruits: How can you eat veggies and fruits daily? Have a fruit at breakfast  You can add your favourite fruit like melons, oranges, or strawberries to your plate beside… Continue reading 10 ways to eat vegetables and fruits daily

Nutrition · Parenting · Pregnancy

Busy morning? 7 ideas for breakfast-on-the-go

Busy morning and rushing out of the house?  Feel too busy to prepare breakfast and now your stomach reminds you that it's mid-morning and you haven’t eaten yet? Eating regularly is more important during pregnancy because the food you eat gives your body and baby nutrition and energy.  As a dietitian, I hear many reasons why… Continue reading Busy morning? 7 ideas for breakfast-on-the-go

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A very easy recipe for breakfast on the go!

Let's make breakfast simple and nutritious with this "Overnight Oatmeal"! This recipe is so easy: mix the ingredients in a glass jar stir the mixture well cover and refrigerate overnight. In the morning add something crunchy and healthy like nut butter, a handful of nuts, or fresh fruit.  A great combination of protein, fibre and… Continue reading A very easy recipe for breakfast on the go!

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Easy cream cheese recipe!

Cream cheese made from yogurt is better for you than store-bought.  It's easy to make and so good for you!  This delicious cream cheese recipe has calcium, is low in fat and loaded with healthy live cultures.  Calcium and vitamin D help keep our bones strong and your baby's too!  So for added nutrition in this recipe,… Continue reading Easy cream cheese recipe!

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Do you know what’s in your granola?

A Healthy Homemade Recipe for Granola Have you ever read the ingredient list on a box or bag of store-bought granola? What is "acacia gum" and why is it in granola? When you make homemade granola, you can focus on healthy, natural ingredients –good for both you and your baby.  My recipe has eight ingredients only and… Continue reading Do you know what’s in your granola?