My Kids’ Lunch: Grapes & Cheese & More

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This day was clearly not my most creative. But sometimes you just have to go with what the kids want. My middle daughter picked this one out herself. Today’s lunch: Plain yogurt and raspberries Cheese string – my kids love the Kraft aMOOZa mozzarella kind Grapes (Yes, I still cut […]

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My Kids’ Lunch: Watermelon, Nectarines & More

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I wish I could say my kids were more adventurous with their eating habits. But they’re not. So – as long as I can get a veggie or two, a fruit or two, some protein and a grain, I’m okay with it. We sort of live by the 80/20 rule […]

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Pancakes with ‘Cocoa Super Powder’

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I’m parenting solo tonight. I honestly don’t know how people do it by themselves. It makes me a little insane. Especially after school when my three rug rats are a little crazy. So, to save my sanity, I made them pancakes for dinner. Quick and easy and something all three […]

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PB, Banana & Chia Toast: A Twist on a Classic

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Breakfast time can be a bit tough around my house. Especially during the week. It’s rushed and hectic. My kids often all need me at once. Lately there’s been quite a bit of crying. (I’m hoping it’s just the adjustment of easing into the school year). So, anyway – I […]

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Healthy Iced Mocha: Something for the Grown-Ups!

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I┬árecently decided to change up a few of my habits. One of the changes I’ve made is to incorporate near-daily exercise into my life. (I say ‘near-daily’ because let’s be honest, I’m only human… and sometimes I just need to give a workout a pass in favour of sleep). So […]

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My Kids’ Lunch: Yogurt & Chocolate Chips! A Treat!

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Anna and Lauren love chocolate. And they come by it honestly. I could pass on anything savoury any day. But, give me chocolate and I’m a happy, happy gal. We started buying chocolate chips quite a while ago for special baked goods and now the girls are requesting them quite […]

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Healthy, Delicious Carrot Applesauce Muffins

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Rainy, glum days always seem to automatically produce irritable, bored kids in my house. And since I’m quite possibly the worst crafter on the face of the planet, my poor children were starting to go a little crazy today. By about 2pm, after games and books and quick trips to […]

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My Kids’ Lunch: Snap Peas, Sammiches & More

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I started trying to teach my daughters the importance of having colour in their meals. I told them a variety of colours meant a variety of nutrients. “What are nutrients?” my 4-year old, Lauren, asked me. Ah, kids. They’re so cute. They’re so smart – so sometimes I forget how […]

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My Kids’ Lunch: Homemade Granola with Yogurt & More

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I go on and on about this granola to everyone I meet. But I think it’s because my kids love it, I love it, it’s easy to make and it’s nut-free, so they can take it to school.┬áThe gals get protein from the plain yogurt and the hemp added to […]

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Homemade Maple Granola

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Whenever I want my house to instantly smell like holidays and warmth and fall and happiness all rolled into one, I throw a batch of granola in the oven. (Emotional eater, much??) This recipe is much-loved in my house. All three of my kids request it for breakfast, lunches and […]

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