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Baby Food 101

Baby Food 101

As a dietitian mama, I believe one of the best gifts you can give your children other than unconditional love, is a healthy relationship with food.  As parents, we play an important role in building their palates for the rest of their lives. One way to influence your babies eating habits is to make your […]

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Choking 101

Choking can occur at any age, especially in children under the age of four. Children under the age of 4 are easily distracted and have difficulty concentrating on more than one thing at a time. Babies learning to eat are at highest risk, because they often put anything that fits in their hands in their […]

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Introducing Solids!

As a new parent you probably have many questions about food and nutrition. Starting solids is an exciting milestone for both you and your baby.  Parents play an important role in creating healthy eating habits that will last your child’s lifetime.  Earlier this year, Health Canada, Dietitians of Canada, the Canadian Paediatric Society, and the […]

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Nutrient Dense Foods for the Whole Family!

I don’t really like the term “super food” because I feel there is no miracle food, sorry kale, that is going to keep us healthy, instead a variety of foods that are nutrient dense. I have compiled a list of foods that are packed with nutrients for the whole family. 1).Eggs It seems like yesterday […]

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Bringing back family dinners !

  My mom would be the first to admit it; cooking was not something she loved, but we ate dinner together as a family most nights.  Sunday dinners were a family tradition, my mom would often make a roasted chicken or roast. Now that I have my own family, we still have dinner together, most […]

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