Healthier Choices Made Simple: PC Guiding Stars #PCStar #GuidingStarsCA

GUIDING STARS ON SHELF LABELS IN STORE FOR SIMPLE NUTRITIONAL CHOICES

Over the course of the next 4 months follow hashtag #GuidingStarsCA #PCStars where I and a handful of Canadian bloggers will track our healthy eating journey with the Guiding Stars Program available exclusively at Loblaws stores. This is my first article of the 4 month feature.  Loblaws has … [Read more...]

Crunchy Peanut Butter Snack Bites with Chia – No Bake Recipe #MyKPBsnackbite

After School Power-up Peanut Butter Snack Bites, After school treats, Quick kids snacks, Kraft Peanut Butter Snack Bites

As you may remember recently I posted a no bake recipe for what I called After School Power-Ups: Peanut Butter Snack Bites. My kids have not stopped asking for them. Yes they sure tasted good and were so easy to make but it was the memory and time we spent together in the kitchen they keep speaking … [Read more...]

Non-Alcoholic Beer, Spirits & Wine: Grapefruit Mockarita Recipe

Arkay Alcohol-Free Sprits

You've been blessed with a growing bump and you’re over the moon. The life inside of you is so precious and you will do everything to make sure you give it all you got. Even sacrificing the yummiest foods and thirst quenching drinks we love- we don't think twice about doing it all for our baby. … [Read more...]

After School Power-Ups: Peanut Butter Snack Bites *No Bake Recipe* #MyKPBsnackbite + Contest

After School Power-up Peanut Butter Snack Bites, After school treats, Quick kids snacks, Kraft Peanut Butter Snack Bites

When I was a little girl I remember each lunch containing my PB & J sandwich. There was not a day that went by where I had my perfectly cut on a diagonal peanut butter and jam sandwich with me. They just paired so well in my lunch and nothing sticks better together than peanut butter and jam, it … [Read more...]

Classic Vanilla Smoothie Recipe + A Challenge With Almond Breeze #CoolerwithAlmondBreeze

Vanilla Smoothie. Almond Breeze Smoothie

The other day my daughter brought home an assignment she completed with her class. It was a brainstorm chart of the 'needs' they need to live. She read through them all to me and I was quick to notice, although they wrote under the 'needs' section heart they never once talked about health. This … [Read more...]

Healthified Browned Butter Cookies – Sugar-Free & Gluten-Free #GayLeaMom

Healthy Browned Butter Sugar-Free Gluten-Free Cookies Recipe

With the season of yummy baked goods here, I have been searching high and low for the yummy but healthy mix to shortbread and sugar cookies. You see although I have always feed my family a healthy diet of good foods, never did it cross my mind that I would have to completely eliminate the bad stuff … [Read more...]

Delaying Colds + Shaking Snack: Orange Naturals Kids ND Shakes #ONatural

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Delaying the cold. We are towards the end of September and I hear those early morning coughs rising from behind the bedroom doors. I cringe because like most parents I don't have time to fight colds all winter long. Especially with a household of six people, they last months or so it feels. I have … [Read more...]

Canadian Healthy Subscription: Little LIFE Box Review

Little LIFE BOX Healthy Samples

We have been embarking on a healthy lifestyle for as long as I can remember, but still when I walk into my local health store I feel lost. The packaging, the words they all seem to blend in and I look like a lost cat trying to find my path. Okay I may not look that bad, but that is exactly how I … [Read more...]

Roasted Peach Baked Ham Recipe: Comfort Food in Style

Roasted Peach baked Ham with Circulon Prime Double Roaster

Welcoming Comfort With the changing leaves and temperature we all steer closer to comfort food to keep us warm and fill our bellies. Especially this time of year when the nights are cool but we hold off on building a fire or turning on the furnace. A few weeks ago I baked the most scrumptious baked … [Read more...]

Hint of Cinnamon and Spice: Multi-Grain Cheerios + Ancient Grains

Multi-Grain Cheerios + Ancient Grains MGC Ancient Grains Giveaway

With you through the little steps of life. Cheerios were one of our babies first finger foods, those mini O’s are the prefect size for tiny little fingers to grab onto. We used original Cheerios as an independent snack during the day for our toddlers to enjoy without milk, keeping their tiny … [Read more...]