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Yogurty’s has arrived in Toronto!

1703 Avenue RoadToronto, ON416.789.5005North of Lawrence on the East side corner of FairlawnMore store locations, click here Last month we made a trip to our old neighbourhood to review this fabulous place for PTPA-Parent Tested, Parent Approved.We were greeted by a very friendly, fantastic Froyo employee to tell us what Yogurty’s is all about.  It’s self serve, so you control your…

Ice Pop Joy Cookbook by Anni Daulter {Review & Giveaway CLOSED}

photo courtesy of Anni Daulter, Conscious Living Website {Winners are announced! Amy McCarty1985 and CliffsGirl have each won a copy!}  Get your credit cards out for online shopping or get your shoes on and run out to the nearest book store to get Ice Pop Joy by Anni Daulter. I was over the moon when I received this book to review from Anni and I can thank one of…

Recipe of the Day for Toddler- Oatmeal Crusted Chicken Tenders

Let your toddler help by identifying and gathering the ingredients!From one of my favorite cookbooks for babes and tots, Cooking Light-first foods.  I have a review coming up on Born Free with my favorite cookbooks for our munchkins. Oatmeal Crusted Chicken Tenders 1 cup old-fashioned oats3/4 grated fresh Parmesan cheese1 teaspoon of thyme1/2 teaspoon of salt1/4 teaspoon of freshly ground pepper1 pound of…

First Foods for Chewing- Kiddie Slaw

Kiddie Slaw 1/4 head of organic green cabbage 1 organic carrot 1/2 red apple 1/2 green pear  a half lemon or orange Finely grate the cabbage and carrot separately.  Then grate the apple and pear separately.  All ingredients can be combined or remain separate but eaten together. Arrange small scoops in a bowl and garnish with raisins that have been soaked in warm water…

Recipe of the Day for Toddlers – Super Toddler Smoothie

Ingredients: (12months and beyond)1/2 cup milk of choice1/4/ frozen wild berries1/2 banana1/4 pear, cored1 tbsp hemp/and or rice protein2 tsp flax oil2 tsp molasses (optional)Small handful  sunflower sprouts or raw spinach leaves 1.  Blend all ingredients in a blender until smooth.  Serve immediately.Makes 3/4 cupNutritional InformationThis smoothie is a good source of fibre, antioxidants and omega 3 fats…

Recipe of the Day for Baby-Beet and Apple Puree

Ingredients: (for 6-9months) 1 Large beet4 Apples (Gala, Fuji or Pink Lady) 1. Peel and chop beets into very small cubes.  Steam for about 40 minutes2. Peel, core chop apples and add to steamer.  Steam until tender, about 10 minutes longer3. Puree, adding enough water to reach a texture of a smooth, thick soup.Makes about 3 cups You can substitute parsnip for apples to make a…

Recipe of the Day for Baby-Immune Boosting Puree

With Vitamin C in the apples and turnips or rutabaga helps the absorption of iron from the raisins and garlic is an incredible immune booster (from Sprout Right: Nutrition from Tummy to Toddler)This recipe is from the section 9-12months, Chunkier Meals Ingredients: 2 apples, peeled cored and chopped into cubes1 large turnip or medium rutabaga peeled and chopped into cubes1 parsnip, peeled and chopped into small cubes1 carrot…