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Protein options for nut-free lunches

Sep 18, 2012

A friend from the US who recently moved to Canada was surprised  to find out about our nut-free policy at schools. I was equally surprised to find out that where she taught in the US, the kids with al…

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Healthy school lunch ideas for a nut-free environm ...

Sep 7, 2012

  A friend from the US who recently moved to Canada was surprised to find out about our nut-free policy at schools. I was equally shocked to find out that where she taught in the US, the kids with all…

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6 Mostly Make Ahead Breakfast Ideas

Aug 23, 2012

Lazy, slow summer days when breakfast is more often brunch is enough to give anyone the back to school routine jitters. However, showing our kids that no matter how busy life gets we still make time t…

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Teach Kids to Cook this Summer With These Easy Rec ...

Aug 20, 2012

Need ideas to keep busy these last few weeks of summer? After paying for camps and a summer holiday you may be looking for fun, free things to do. Why not use some of those lazy days to plan, shop and…

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Eggs and heart disease and how they relate to each ...

Aug 15, 2012

If there is one thing that has become clear to me in 20 years of being a dietitian it is this: it’s our dietary patterns or what we eat (and drink) day in and day out that really matters.  No single f…

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Another reason an Egg a Day is OK

Apr 10, 2012

There’s new research that uses more precise methods of measuring how much protein we need. It shows we may need more protein than previously thought - a whopping 30% more for kids and 70% more for adu…

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Eggs and heart health - What's really going on

Feb 22, 2012

If you love eggs but find yourself limiting them to a couple a week, it’s time to reconsider! Recent research shows that healthy adults can enjoy an egg every day without increasing their risk of hear…

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Breakfast Strudel Recipe

Dec 19, 2011

Christmas Breakfast Strudels I got this recipe for Breakfast Strudels from my friend Donna-Marie Pye. She is the co-owner of Relish Cooking Studio in Waterloo. Donna-Marie received the recipe from…

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Cranberry Oatmeal Cookies

Dec 14, 2011

Give the gift of home-baked cookies to someone special this holiday with a parchment paper-wrapped log of cookie dough. Maybe include a new baking sheet and a foodie Christmas ornament too. This Cra…

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