Omiebox – REVIEW

For those of you who are unaware, I am on a mission to post reviews of my favourite lunchboxes and lunch essentials throughout the next couple months. There will also be a few exciting giveaways, so make sure that you are following me on Instagram. Most of you know that I pack school lunches in variety of lunchboxes for Akshaya and Udayan. I kid you not when I say Read More …

The Yumbox: REVIEW

For those of you who are unaware, I am on a mission to post reviews of my favourite lunchboxes and lunch essentials throughout the next couple months. There will also be a few exciting giveaways, so make sure that you are following me on Instagram. Most of you know that I pack school lunches in variety of lunchboxes for Akshaya and Udayan. I kid you not when I say Read More …

Whole-wheat Banana Bread

Before the arrival of baby Vishnu, my weekends and any spare afternoons were spent baking all sorts of delicious baked goods. I prided myself in being able to make bread, muffins, and even granola bars from scratch. Although I barely have spare time these days, I still feel the urge to bake. When that urge hits, I usually look through my recipes Read More …

Healthy Snack Ideas for Kindergarten Nutrition Breaks

If you child is in kindergarten or if you have a child starting full-time kindergarten in a few days, you know that there will be two nutrition breaks in addition to a lunch break, scheduled during the school day. You will need to provide your child two snacks per day. Some schools provide one snack through the school’s nutritious snack program, and in that case you would Read More …

16 Things You Can Make Weeks Ahead to Help Make Packing School Lunches Easy

A little while back, I wasn’t too keen on freezing food. I felt that the texture and taste of frozen food that has been thawed and reheated wouldn’t be the same as having a freshly prepared meal. And then I started packing school lunches and struggled with time every morning as I rushed to prepare a fresh and nutritious lunch for my daughter. I learned Read More …

Bowmanville Zoo

Last week we took our very first trip to Bowmanville Zoo located in Bowmanville Ontario. Although much smaller in comparison to the Toronto Metro Zoo with far fewer animals, Bowmanville Zoo definitely has its perks, especially for families with young children. Bowmanville Zoo offers: Daily animal shows (in July and August) at the Animatheatre, which is a barn with about 400 seats Three Read More …