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The newest Nutrition for Healthy Term Infants encourages "Responsive Feeding." This is based on baby's hunger and fullness cues.  Even if you decide to start your baby on solids using purees, you need to watch for their signs of hunger and fullness. And respect these. No "here comes...

Thanks for Ashlee from Indulgence at Home Personal Chef for this recipe! Great for the lunch box. Chocolate Chip Cookies with Chickpeas Chocolate Chip Chickpea Cookies These cookies contain added protein and fibre from the chickpeas. But you would never know it from the delicious taste! 1 15oz can chickpeas...

When meal planning, it's a great idea to cook the main protein in bulk, and use it in a variety of recipes throughout the week. Saves so much time! One of my favourite cookbooks that use this concept is Robin Millers Quick Fix Meals. The Turkey...

Quinoa Bocconcini Salad I love this quinoa bocconcini salad recipe. It's flexible, throw in any protein, veggies or cheese that you have. It will last you all week for lunches! 3/4 cup quinoa1.5 cups water1 cup zucchini (diced)1 cup cherry tomatoes (sliced in...

Is it true that babies can't digest grains before age 1 or 2? "Why Babies Shouldn't Eat Grains" and "Ditch the Infant Cereals" are common refrains floating around google. Reasons for these claims include the so-called inability for babies to digest grains until their molars develop...

This Chocolate Chip Chia Banana muffin is one of my favourite muffin recipes! I keep a stock in the freezer for easy snacks for my kids and to throw into school lunches.  Chocolate Chip Banana Muffins 1 cup all-purpose flour1 cup whole wheat flour1 tsp baking soda1...