In Part 1 of our series, we introduced you to Pulses and explained why the United Nations has chosen to spotlight them in 2016 for their nutritional and environmental benefits. Now in Part 2, we unveil some family-friendly tips for incorporating pulses into your daily diet. We hope you choose to ...

The United Nations has declared 2016 The International Year of Pulses. So, what exactly does that mean? What is a pulse? Pulses are edible seeds that grow within a pod. Well-known examples of pulses include beans, peas, lentils and chickpeas. The UN has chosen to spotlight these crops because of ...

Parents the world over are notorious for encouraging their families to eat their greens, the benefits of which seem very well known at this point; but what about the other colours of the rainbow in the produce family? Brightly coloured fruits and vegetables often give us clues about their nutriti...

Introducing solid foods into your infant’s diet can be a source of trepidation for parents. It seems health guidelines for what you should feed babies and when you should start are constantly changing, creating a feeling of confusion and even fear around the process. One philosophy of introduci...

Like practically everyone else on the planet, I committed to eating healthier in 2016 as part of my New Year’s resolution. I’ve made this pledge in the past, but this is the first year I have a child whose diet also depends on my dietary choices, so I’m more determined than ever to stick with it. ...
Banana Smothie

Fruit Smoothie - - Banana, Tofu (smooth silken tofu), Pure Vanilla Extract, - Put all ingredients in the blender and puree till smooth. Babies love to sip this from a cup or straw! Variation: Strawberry-Yogurt Smoothie - 12 months and up Replace tofu with 1/4 cup (60 ml) plain yogurt Add 1/2 cup (...

How many extra calories do you really need while breastfeeding? Knowing how to nourish yourself while breastfeeding is important for both mother and baby.'s Andrea Howick gets some key tips from Dietitian Jacquie Demers. Learn more about breastfeeding in the DVD Bringing Baby Hom...

Learn how simple it is to prepare fresh, natural foods for your baby. Watch this excerpt from the award-winning "Yummy In My Tummy" DVD to start your toddler on a lifetime of healthy eating habits.

How to know when your baby is hungry and when he or she is full could help prevent childhood obesity. Learn more from this Yummy In My Tummy DVD excerpt.

Your baby is ready to start eating real food. Where do you start? Learn from the experts in this excerpt from the award-winning Yummy In My Tummy DVD.