Rubbermaid Lunchblox® Kid Friendly Lunches

Rubbermaid Lunchblox Kid Friendly Lunches

Rubbermaid Lunchblox® kid-friendly lunch containers have made my lunch packing easier! Everything is organized (which I love), the foods are separated (which my kids love), and it all packs into a standard size lunch bag (which everyone loves). Discovering a creative and healthy packed lunch can brighten a kids’ day…so why not add your own […]

Chocolate Chip Loaf Cake Recipe

Chocolate Chip Loaf Cake Recipe

Get ready for my Chocolate Chip Loaf Cake Recipe.  It makes 2 loaves which is fantastic because you can eat one and freeze one. Great for breakfast, brunch, school lunch (or day camp snack) or evening treat. You’ll want to bookmark this… Chocolate Chip Loaf Cake Recipe Chocolate Chip Loaf Cake Recipe   Print Prep time 10 […]

So Good For Heart Health

So Good

I am very open to adding new, healthy, food and drink choices to our family menu. Our lives are so busy – every healthy food option helps fuel our schedule. Recently, I picked up So Good Soy Beverage at the grocery store and I realized – it is So Good For Heart Health… So Good For […]

#WW w linky – Appetizers

Parent Club w linky - Appetizers

Despite the fact we had rain…dh made is famous paella this weekend. After 20 years, I still don’t “get” the event that is a paella (people – specifically people with Spanish roots – take it crazy-seriously).  I have no Spanish roots (as you know) so I take paella like I would hamburgers (and no one tell my […]

Quick and Easy Spaghetti Sauce Recipe

Quick and Easy Spaghetti Sauce Recipe

This Quick and Easy Spaghetti Sauce Recipe is a family favourite (which is pretty amazing because it’s rare everyone in the family likes the same meal!). How quick and easy is this spaghetti sauce recipe you ask? It’s dinner in under 30 minutes! Super versatile you will love this Quick and Easy Spaghetti Sauce Recipe… […]

Veggie Rice Lasagna Loaf Recipe

Veggie Rice Lasagna Loaf

This Veggie Rice Lasagna Loaf Recipe came to me via Chef John Higgins, Director of George Brown Chef School here in Toronto. It uses Minute Rice® (which we all have in our pantry right?) and it bakes for just 20 minutes! You’ll want to add this recipe to your dinner menu! Option: fancy up Veggie Rice […]

Orange Poppy Seed Muffins

Orange Poppy Seed Muffins

My latest homemade muffin creation: Orange Poppy Seed Muffins. A total hit (and great for breakfast, school lunch idea, and after school snack). You will want to make these… Make Orange Poppy Seed Muffins with your children as a cooking with kids activity. Kids love to measure, pour, and stir! Have kids take turns adding ingredients. […]

Tips To Preserve Fresh Food

GLAD Food Storage

From fresh herbs to fresh veggies to fresh fruit – fresh foods tend to go south quickly once you get them home from the store or farmer’s market. We’ve all had wilted lettuce or yucky strawberries at least once right?! These Tips To Preserve Fresh Food may help good food from going bad… Tips To Preserve […]

Boost Your Energy With Food

Boost Your Energy With Food

Active lifestyles require a well fueled body. From parent to child, we need to make simple healthy choices when it comes to food. Let’s Boost Your Energy With Food and say goodbye to fatigue… Boost Your Energy With Food for the whole family… Always start your day off with a healthy breakfast (there is reason they say it’s […]

Spring Clean Your Eating Habits

Spring Clean Your Eating Habits

Spring makes me feel like change. Change wardrobe. Change habits (I really need to get outside more). And change the way we eat – it’s time to Spring Clean Your Eating Habits! Spring Clean Your Eating Habits Eat a Balanced Breakfast Choose a breakfast that contains a good source of protein and fibre, but not […]

5 Recipes For Baking With Kids

5 Recipes For Baking With Kids

I love baking with my kids (weekly activity here).  I’ve compiled 5 Recipes for Baking With Kids which are easy and delicious. Baking together provides a screen free activity. It also brings math skills and literacy skills (measuring and reading) into the kitchen (love hands-on math you can eat!). Which one of these 5 Recipes for Baking […]