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You may be terrified of feeding your baby finger foods: “Won’t my baby choke if I feed him “real” food?” Yet many proponents of Babyled Weaning (BLW) believe babies are actually at less risk of choking if they feed themselves rather than being spoon-fed by a...

It's starting to feel like summer! Which means eating colder foods, fresher produce and more salads. Maybe it's just the dietitian in me, but I love this colourful, delicious salad that full of antioxidants. It was my first introduction to eating beets raw - who knew?!...

Are you pregnant and feeling sick? Welcome to the club! 50-90% of women experience nausea in pregnancy. While for many women this ends around the 13th week of pregnancy (for me it continued on!), here are some food tips that can help you when it's...

[caption id="attachment_16845" align="alignleft" width="300"] Talking about Digestive Woes on CTV Noon News[/caption] It’s a common story. You’re having lunch with friends, and you mention that you’ve been experiencing a health problem. And with that remark, your friend goes into “problem solving mode” by recommending a specific...

[convertplayer id="rF008aNLG" width="500" height="350"] Are you worried that your child is "overweight" or eats too much? Should you restrict the amount of food they eat or enforce a 'no-seconds' policy at your dinner table? Quick answer : no. Restricting the amount of food your child eats...

If you're a dark chocolate fan like me, you'll love these homemade chocolates. Filled with tasty, nutritious ingredients - try to eat just one ;) 1/2 cup whole almonds 1 cup coconut oil 1 cup ground nuts (I used almond flour) 1/2 cup nut butter 1/2 cup cocoa 1/4 tsp salt 1/4 cup...

[caption id="attachment_16841" align="alignleft" width="300"] Click image to see Jen talk about Picky Eating on Global[/caption] Creating Stress-Free Mealtimes Feeding struggles are common, making dinnertime full of stress, fights and tears. It is understandable that  you are concerned if your kid refuses to eat multiple meals in a...

I love having a stock of muffins in the freezer for school lunches. And these mini-muffins are also the perfect size for little hands. I've added a bit of fortified infant cereal to replace some flour for added iron, which is optional. With the extra iron...