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 […]

Spinach, Onion, and Feta in Puff Pastry

Spinach onion feta puff pastry

In need of an easy side dish recipe or a crowd pleasing savory appetizer? My Spinach, Onion, and Feta in Puff Pastry is delicious. This recipe is quick and easy (the way all recipes should be right?!). It’s like an open face Spanakopita or spinach pie recipe. I cut this Spinach onion feta puff pastry […]

Cheese Plate Ideas

Cheese plate ideas

Who doesn’t love Cheese Plate Ideas? From informal appetizers to kids’ finger food to fancy party entertaining; a cheese plate is a crowd pleaser on any table! You cheddar believe it (c’mon, that cheese pun was gouda right?)… Cheese Plate Ideas Present an assortment of cheese: sharp, mild, firm, and creamy for your cheese plate. Pick a cheese (or […]

T-fal Actifry Meatball Recipe

T-fal Actifry Meatball Recipe

I am a big supporter of children’s healthy nutrition. Perhaps it stems from my on-going goal to ensure my kids are not modern day pirates (offering them an assortment of healthy, balanced, meals to prevent scurvy! lol). Which is why I’m sharing this T-fal Actifry Meatball Recipe – because it is a healthy version of […]

Blender Apple Muffins

Blender Apple Muffins

Another homemade muffin recipe to share: Blender Apple Muffins. I blend up apples with skin on to keep the apple goodness in the baking. It blending the apples might seem like an extra step – but it only takes minutes – and makes a great nutritional different.  We make this Blender Apple Muffins Recipe often […]

Easy Hot Lunch List

Easy Hot Lunch List

Cold days are upon us…and it’s nice to send a hot lunch to school (it switches up the sandwich routine and warms up the kids before they go out for lunch recess). I’ve put together an Easy Hot Lunch List of kid-friendly comfort foods which can be sent for a hot school lunch. And yes, these would […]

Super Bowl Game Day Food Ideas

Super Bowl Game Day Food Ideas

I’ve come up with some Super Bowl Game Day Food Ideas (easy food ideas to please a crowd!). I’ve promised my kids a game day dinner on Sunday and I’m using this food ideas list as my inspiration… Super Bowl Game Day Food Ideas It’s rare that we eat in front of the TV (I am […]