Food

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This week’s theme for Nutrition Month is Quality Counts, so that’s where we’ll be focusing our attention on the next leg of our 100 Meal Journey. When it comes to meal-planning and home-cooking, quality of ingredients is incredibly important because it requires a lot less preparation and manipula...

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Ingredients 3 tbsp grapeseed oil or olive oil 1 pound skinless and boneless chicken breast cut into 1-inch pieces kosher salt to taste freshly ground pepper to taste 3 tbsp all purpose flour 1 onion diced 4 carrots sliced 2 stalks celery 1 leek thinly sliced 3 cloves garlic minced 5 cup...

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WhereParentsTalk.com is proud to announce our participation in Nutrition Month by tracking one family’s mission to eat healthier meals at home. We will update on their journey every week along with expert feedback on the concrete steps they are taking towards achieving their goal. When I was firs...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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...

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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...

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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

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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 (...
Zucchini Muffins

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Kids in The Kitchen - Zucchini Muffins - - Zucchini (Grated), Lemon Zest (grated), Egg, Oil, Honey, Flour, Baking Powder, Salt, Cinnamon, Grate zucchini and lemon peel and set aside In a mixing bowl; add eg, oil and honey and mix until blended. ; Combine all dry ingredients: flour, baking powder, s...