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3 Recipes For Fall Seasonal Vegetables

3 Recipes For Fall Seasonal Vegetables

This is the time of year when I count down the seconds until my CSA box is delivered so that I can see what it is packed with. It's the time of year when I am overwhelmed by the beautiful local produce at the farmers’ market. There is so much gorgeous food coming from the farms just kilometers from the city, and I have a few ideas in case you are stuck for inspiration. 

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Healthy & Time Saving Meals

Healthy & Time Saving Meals

Let me set the scene. You've just arrived home after a long day of work, and your kids have had an equally long day at daycare. Everyone is tired and hungry, but what do you serve for dinner? 

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Discovering Dairy-Free Milk Alternatives

Discovering Dairy-Free Milk Alternatives

Our family has been making some modifications to our diet lately and we've been embracing nut milk. Don’t get me wrong, I still love a cold glass of milk as do my kids, but offering an alternative is always fun in developing their palates. I use nut milk mostly for smoothies and when I make oatmeal for breakfast. One of the things I enjoy most about nut milk is that there is none of the bloat that dairy can cause in some and they are a great alternative if you are sensitive or intolerant to dairy.

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Kid-Approved Lunch Box Ready Snacks

Kid-Approved Lunch Box Ready Snacks

I love a good energy ball recipe or labor-intensive, homemade cheddar cheese cracker, but with the dog days of summer drawing to an end, I would much rather be out enjoying the sun than home watching the oven while I make my very own strawberry-raspberry chia fruit roll ups. I have spent hours scouring the health food aisles to find the most natural and healthiest snack options and have put together a toddler-approved list of some of my favorite lunch-box friendly (read: nut free) snacks.  

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The Exciting New Adventure: Food For Baby! 

The Exciting New Adventure: Food For Baby! 

Four years ago, when I still felt undecided about whether or not I’d have a child of my own, I couldn’t resist purchasing a cookbook by Tyler Florence called “Start Fresh”, full of recipes for infants through to toddlers. I figured it was better to be prepared and why shouldn’t baby food be tasty? 

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