September 29, 2015Winter squash come in a dazzling number of varieties. They vary widely in size, colour, shape and flavour. Learn all about the colourful squash making appearances at local grocery stores and farmer’s market.
September 22, 2015The bells have rung to start a new school year and kids across British Columbia have since been settling in. If you’re a parent you may be wondering how your children are adjusting to being back in class. Are they making friends? Have they signed up for any extracurricular activities? Do they feel comfortable and supported? These are all important questions to ask because students with a sense of belonging and connectedness to their school environment are more likely to do better academically and be healthier.
September 15, 2015Are you up for a challenge? You know you have the best soup or stew recipe around. Now’s the time to prove it. Take part in our soup and stew virtual cook-off! The winner will be featured on this blog. Here’s how.
September 8, 2015With school lunches busting their way back on to the daily to-do list, here’s a guide to getting organized so you always have healthy foods ready to send to school with your child.
September 1, 2015Is your child getting enough vitamin D? In the fall and winter months we don’t make as much vitamin D because we have less skin exposure to the sun’s UVB rays. Read on to learn more about how to help your child meet their daily needs.
August 25, 2015What does cod liver oil have to do with bone health and why was a spoonful of this fishy oil a part of daily life for many children of earlier generations? Read on to find out.
August 18, 2015It’s no secret that eating vegetables and fruit does a body good. So why do men eat so much less of these foods than women? Here’s some of what the research says and how small changes can add up.
August 14, 2015Using the nutrition information found on food labels can help you make healthier choices. But it can also be confusing. Read this list of common food label missteps and learn how you can focus on the facts you need to choose healthy options.
August 4, 2015Slimy spinach and mushy cucumbers don’t exactly inspire you to eat a salad. Here are some tips to help make sure the produce you buy goes into your mouth and not the compost.
July 21, 2015Looking for a simple, delicious summertime meal idea? Kebabs are a great meal choice for busy weeknights and perfect for entertaining friends.