How to Sneak Vegetables into a Young Child’s Diet

Before you sigh in frustration; no this is not yet another article which suggests that a child will chow down on carrots and broccoli with no reservation simply because these vegetable have been arranged into a smiley face on their dinner plate! Parents know that the inclusion of vegetables at all during a young child’s meal time can be a recipe for a howling and leg-kicking disaster and so sneaking the goodness of legumes into a child’s diet without detection is an advised practise. As the … [Read more...]

6 Fast and Easy (Emergency) Family Dinners

It has happened to the most organized of us.  Something comes up, something gets forgotten, and all of a sudden dinner becomes an emergency.  Haven’t you ever come home from work to realize that you forgot to take out the pork chops to defrost?  Yes, there is always delivery pizza, but if you are one of the many families who have a weekly pizza night anyway, this may become too much.  The secret is to have a stash of foods on hand that can be quickly assembled to make a healthy, nutritious and … [Read more...]