Aviva Allen - Healthy Moms Blog

Aviva Allen is a mother of 2 boys, founder of Healthy Moms and a kids’ nutritionist specializing in helping parents address picky eating and other feeding challenges.

Top 10 Places for Healthy Moms to Eat & Shop in Toronto

Top 10 Places for Healthy Moms to Eat & Shop in Toronto

We asked our community of Toronto moms about their favourite places to use their Healthy Moms Discount Card and here are their top picks.

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Top 10 Places for Healthy Moms to Eat & Shop in Toronto

Top 10 Places for Healthy Moms to Eat & Shop in Toronto

We asked our community of Toronto moms about their favourite places to use their Healthy Moms Discount Card and here are their top picks.

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Healthy Snacks for Families on the Go

Healthy Snacks for Families on the Go

As a nutritionist and mom of 2 HUNGRY school age boys, I’m always on the look out for great snacks options. Sure, there are lots of great fresh snacks I feed my kids, like fruits and vegetables, but sometimes my kids want something different. And let’s face it! Sometimes moms need an easy grab-and-go type snack to stash in our purse or backpack that we feel good about feeding our kids AND that WE can enjoy eating too.

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Every Parent's Favourite Topic: Poop

Every Parent's Favourite Topic: Poop

When I first mentioned to our editor-in-chief that I was thinking about writing a post that addressed childhood constipation, she was far more excited than I was expecting. "Kids and poop?" she said, "Our readers will eat it up!" There was a moment of silence before we both burst out laughing. As parents, we may find ourselves handling poop more often than the average person, but hopefully not eating it.

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How Meal Planning Can Help Any Mom

How Meal Planning Can Help Any Mom

If there's one thing most moms can agree on, it's that there are times when coming up meal after meal for the family (assuming you're the main cook for the family) is not just exhausting, it's a huge challenge. It's easy to fall into a rut when you're coming up with ideas on the fly all the time, and if you've ever had a child roll their eyes at you and ask, "Do we have to eat that again?" then you've likely spent some time in that rut yourself.

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