Kids & Company Blog
Every Day calls for a Taco Tuesday Celebration!

Can you say Taco Tuesday???  Everyone LOVES this traditional Mexican dish composed of a corn or wheat tortilla wrapped around a scrumptious filling. The perfect taco has two essential components: the protein and the toppings (the wackier the better!). The protein can be literally be anything including savory steak, pulled pork, barbeque chicken, or grilled… [read more]

Sleep Myths – Shattered!

“Awww so cute; how’s he sleeping?” “Are you getting any sleep?” “Has she slept through the night yet?” Sound familiar? Chances are if you’re a parent, the answer is “yes.” Few topics are so highly discussed as sleep (or lack thereof it!), especially when it comes to babies. And few sleep-related topics are as controversial… [read more]

Seeds: Small But Mighty

What ingredient is small, versatile, extremely nutritious, delicious and a great addition to any dish? You guessed it: seeds! They can be prepared sweet, savoury, or spicy and they can be roasted, toasted or eaten raw!  There are so many different types of seeds that have tons of flavour and can add great nutrients to… [read more]

Child Proofing 101!

A few weeks ago, I was watching a run-of-the-mill sitcom on Netflix (not exactly a rarity around here) and for once was intrigued enough to set down my phone, take a look at the screen and pay attention to what was happening. The fictional family had their young grandson living with them, and in a… [read more]

Apple Picking Season is Here!

Colourful Autumn trees don’t stay beautiful for long so get outside and enjoy them before they ‘leaf’!  One of my favourite ways to enjoy the beautiful fall weather is by going apple picking!  This is an activity that can keep you busy for the whole weekend: picking one day and cooking with your delicious fruit… [read more]

Back to School Healthy Snacking

Something we can always be sure our kiddies will eat are their snacks!  They eat them at recess, lunch and after school so it’s important we make them healthy!  Grocery aisles are loaded with sugar filled and low nutrition snacks that are easy to pick up, but if you put a little thought into it… [read more]

Nutrition Facts 101

Nutrition facts tables are very daunting to many.  Long lists of confusing ingredients and conflicting serving sizes lead tons of us to avoid reading these important tables.  Nutrition fact tables should never be overlooked especially if we are looking out for allergens.  Thankfully for us, Health Canada is changing the laws on how manufacturers have… [read more]

We All Scream for Ice Cream!

“I scream, you scream, we all scream for ice cream”! With the melting heat of the summer months, there is nothing better than chowing down on a cool treat on a hot summer day. My children and I have a real “soft” spot for ice cream, and we love trying out different ice cream flavours…. [read more]

Herb it up

Do you ever finish making dinner and feel like your food is lacking a little something? Whether comparing the taste of your food to a restaurant or the appearance to your favourite food magazine, there is often a simple solution…Herbs! Herbs are edible plants that can take your cooking to the next level with their… [read more]

August Long Weekend – Day at the Beach

What better way to enjoy the beautiful August weather than by spending a day at the beach! Going to the beach is fun for everyone: the kids can play in the sand, and you can relax! I remember the days when my kids were younger and any outing or day trip meant tons of packing… [read more]