Aviva Wittenberg - HMT Blog

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Aviva is a mother of 2 girls, a lunch packer, recipe developer and all-round eater. Co-founder and CTO of PipsPass  - the only all-access activity pass in the GTA – by day, Food Revolution ambassador by night and champion of creating good food and change at the same time.

Frightfully Good Pumpkin Sheet Pan Pancakes

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I was scrolling through one of my favourite Facebook lunch packing groups and someone posted a picture of an adorable lunch with fun pancakes. The poster said she made the pancakes on a sheet pan, instead of individually, and I knew I had to figure out how! Fundamentally, sheet pan pancakes are just a batch of pancakes baked on a sheet pan in a medium oven. It is a great way to make a large batch of pancakes all at once - think Sunday brunch for a crowd or lunches for days - and if you are so inclined, allows you to cut the pancakes into fun shapes.

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The Perfect Healthy Snack For Kids

Black bean and lime dip: the best 5 minute after school snack ever.

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Behold the Breakfast Popsicle

 

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Fast, Fancy, and Sustainable Backyard BBQ Ideas

Fast, Fancy, and Sustainable Backyard BBQ Ideas

Eating in the great outdoors: a fast, simple and delicious summer menu that's sustainable, too

The weather has finally warmed up, the trees and flowers are in bloom and after a winter of neglect, it is time to fire up your barbeque! I love eating outdoors. It is relaxed, easy, and nothing beats being surrounded by trees and chirping birds. We love to entertain our families and, as is often the case these days, we have a variety of dietary requirements and preferences to cater to. As a host, it is my pleasure to find great, sustainable options for my guests and I was thrilled to discover how easily this can be done thanks to some of the fantastic Healthy Moms partners.

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Smooth Moves: 4 Springtime Smoothie Recipes and a Chance to Win a Cookbook

Smooth Moves: 4 Springtime Smoothie Recipes and a Chance to Win a Cookbook

There is no denying it - my family loves smoothies! My kids love them for breakfast and afterschool snacks and I even send them to school for them to sip at their desks (disguised as water in reusable steel bottles of course!).  I usually make them with a combination of fruit, a handful of vegetables, some cinnamon, occasionally a knob of ginger, chia seeds and a source of protein like some yogurt, nuts or hemp seeds.  To keep costs down and variety up, I buy big bags of organic frozen fruit at Costco and toss that into the blender rather than fresh fruit.

 

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