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5 tips from @NutritionHouse to beat colds this year!

Eeny meeny miny moe, choose healthy habits to halt a cold Congested sinuses, headaches, coughing, and a sore throat; symptoms of the common cold, also known as a virus. Colds can be caused by many different viruses – hundreds to be sure. And that is why we may never be free of them. The immune system has to first recognize the virus and then neutralize it. If that not…

The Healthy Moms Discount Card #healthymomstoronto

Are you familiar with The Healthy Moms facebook group?  It’s a fantastic group for local moms and moms-to-be, interested in healthy and natural options for ourselves and our children. Use this group as a great resource for meeting like-minded moms, a positive, supportive and non-judgemental space to ask questions and a place to share ideas, healthy recipes and tips for all things healthy…

Discover artisanal & sustainable delivery from Farms & Forks

“We’re a family business trying to help our friends and neighbours (you!) eat healthy, planet-friendly food. We believe that food should nourish our bodies, protect the planet, and create community…not to mention taste incredible.” Eat proud, eat well, eat local.  I recently had the pleasure to review and work with the team at Farms & Forks and let me tell.  They are…

“Bitty Bites”- A favourite snack for the whole family! #52NewFoods

With nut allergies everywhere here is a treat you can pack in school lunch, after school park play or a post-game energy recharger.  It’s a simple no bake cookie made with organic sunflower butter.  I made these this morning and I have maybe 6 cookies with blueberries left!  I also want to make these next time with my son as I know he&#8217…

6 Smart Swaps from the Healthy Shopper to make the Fall season healthier

The Healthy Shopper is revealing its top natural and organic Picks, this time for fall 2014. For six seasons now, the health  conscious duo of Andrea Donsky, Registered Holistic Nutritionist, and Healthy Shopper co-founder Randy Boyer, have helped Canadians weave natural and organic into their lives. For fall, the focus isn’t on fat and calories, rather healthy ingredients, and they show us how to make…

Crio Bru~ A brewed, chocolaty drink made from roasted & ground cocoa beans

  What if I told you that drinking cocoa would increase your energy(yeah, I know…no brainer), reduce hunger and strengthen your immune system?   photo courtesy of Crio Brü      I have recently been enjoying Crio Brü and when I had my first brewed cup in my fabulous new Bodum french press I was over the moon.  I tweeted and facebooked I am giving…

The Baby-Led Weaning Cookbook {Review & Giveaway}

When I first started feeding Charlie real food it was at the age of 6 months and everything was pureed or steamed for him to explore his food whole. I have never even heard of Baby-Led weaning until months, months, months after. I was recently sent this book to review and I never turn down a cook book.  Cook books are one of my favorite things in life…