Nutrition · Parenting · Pregnancy

Creamy broccoli soup: A spoonful of Vitamin C

Vitamin C, also known as ascorbic acid, plays many roles in maintaining your health during pregnancy.  Did you know that it helps prevent cell damage which can lead to lifelong conditions such as heart disease AND it also protects you against infections by maintaining a healthy immune system? Read on. Vitamin C helps absorb the… Continue reading Creamy broccoli soup: A spoonful of Vitamin C

Nutrition · Parenting · Pregnancy

Quick & easy salad in a jar recipe

I am always looking for great ideas to help me eat healthy on the go.  This ‘salad in a jar’ is nutritious, portable, fresh, easy to make, uses simple colourful ingredients, inexpensive compared to eating out in a restaurant, AND is fun to assemble! Layer your favourite foods in a jar, take it to work… Continue reading Quick & easy salad in a jar recipe

Baby's First Year · Nutrition · Parenting

Grocery shopping? 7 tips to help you plan

Do you forget what's in your fridge and your pantry when you're at the grocery store?  Do you know if you'll even be cooking this week?  If you don't have the right ingredients in your kitchen, cooking up healthy meals can be a challenge. Planning is very important before you go grocery shopping.  Take the… Continue reading Grocery shopping? 7 tips to help you plan