Superfood: Basil

Basil is an aromatic herb that is known for its health-benefiting phytonutrients. Basil has anti-imflammatory properties which is beneficial in reducing the risks of diseases in which imflammation is a key factor such as cancer, heart disease, asthma, allergies, and arthiritis. Nutrients per Serving One serving of basil, is 2 Tbsp chopped. Click here to read the nutrient information per serving Read More …

50 Things We Can All Do to Help Save Our Planet

Every year Earth Day sparks discussions on what we can do to help clean and protect our environment. But really shouldn’t every day be Earth day? There are many little things we can all do to help our planet. Here are 50 suggestions: 1. Replace the incandescent light bulbs in your home with compact fluorescent bulbs. Fluoresecent bulbs give you the same Read More …

Superfood: Banana

Most people love bananas; they are inexpensive, delicious, nutritious, and available all year round! Bananas also offer many health benefits, which is why it is considered a superfood. Nutrients Per Serving To see the nutrients per 1 cup, 1 cup mashed, and 1 cup sliced bananas, click here. Nutrients and Associated Health Benefits – Potassium: helps maintain healthy heart rate Read More …

Yogurt Smoothie Popsicle

These yogurt smoothie pops are a healthy and refreshing treat as warmer weather approaches. With no added colours, no artificial flavours, and no refined sugars, these are a great alternative to store-bought popsicles. These wholesome yogurt pops are also a great way to get your picky children to eat their fruits. Ingredients 1 cup vanilla yogurt (I use IOGO 1.25 Read More …

Anxiety in Children & How Parents Can Help

Parenting is an adventure of highs and lows, joys and frustrations, and many, MANY questions along the way. One of the things I often have trouble with is dealing with my daughter’s anxiety. I noticed that my daughter from a very young age was “different.” She would become fussy in the midst of strangers, overcrowded rooms, and new places. As Read More …