Kids & Company Blog
Hooked on Hemp Seeds

There are so many reasons why hemp seeds have become popular over the years! It is one of the highest sources of complete protein out of all the plant based foods and in fact they contain 11 grams of protein in just one teaspoon! It is free of sugar, trans-fat, and cholesterol, and many hemp… [read more]


Family Fun Day

What’s not to love about Family Day weekend? A day dedicated to spending time with your family, a great reason to make memories with the ones you love! There are so many fun things you can do with your family over the holiday weekend. You can go to a local park skating or tobogganing, play… [read more]


Valentine’s Day and Date Night

When I wrote my first blog about Valentine’s Day, it was several years ago. I still had two boys in high school and my oldest was just about to get married. I wrote about having 9 Valentines – my husband and 8 kids. Now, I have 3 grandchildren, another due to arrive very soon and… [read more]


Who Is Your Valentine?

The origin of Valentine’s Day remains a mystery to this day, with many different stories circulating around the internet on where the holiday came from. Most people think Valentine’s Day is just a holiday created by greeting card companies, however Valentine’s Day dates back to the 14th century when famous poets like Geoffrey Chaucer used… [read more]


Winner Winner Winter Gratin

One casserole that is making a comeback lately is the gratin, a culinary French technique which usually consists of a topping with breadcrumbs, cheese, egg and/or butter and is then broiled to perfection in a shallow dish! Potatoe gratin is one of the most common of gratins which consist of slices of boiled potato that are… [read more]


Toddler talk and late talkers

Our oldest didn’t talk early per se, but when he started he was basically in full sentences and had already developed an eloquent and clever linguistic style that would rival the best adult debater. Our youngest was a little later to the party, and although he speaks in sentences LOUDLY and FREQUENTLY, 95% of those… [read more]


Beef & Barley Stew – Featured Recipe

There’s nothing better than a good stew to tide you over on a cold winter day. One of my favourite stews to make during the frosty season is a Beef & Barley Stew, which also happens to be our featured recipe this winter! Barley is one of the oldest domesticated grain crops. It has been… [read more]


Cooking with the Kidco Kitchen

We have had another successful year at Kids & Company opening several new centres across the country! As we continue to grow, our Kidco Kitchen team remains as close knit a family as ever. We are so proud of our dedicated kitchen teams that provide daily healthy, delicious food for all your kiddies. We thought… [read more]


Superfoods to the Rescue

Now that the holiday season is over, I’m sure many of you have made it a New Year’s resolution to start eating healthier. Eating right starts with knowing the right foods to eat. Superfoods are important, as they help you maintain your weight, fight illness, and help you live longer. But what is a superfood?… [read more]


Leftover Madness

It happens every year… you make a ton of food to celebrate the holidays, stressing yourself out to make enough to feed all your family and friends, and by the end of the celebration you’re left with more food than you know what to do with. Have no fear, because I’m here to tell you… [read more]