Author: Shivma

October 5, 2016 Shivma No comments exist

Happy World Breastfeeding Week! What better time to talk about the benefits as well as the challenges of breastfeeding.   Before we get to that though, i just want to say that I also celebrate the moms who have made the decision to bottle feed for whatever reason. I know there is a lot of…

October 5, 2016 Shivma No comments exist

With my son in school full time now, I find myself having less time to eat breakfast which makes for a very grumpy me. So I had to find a way to get a power packed breakfast in the quickest way possible with the easiest delivery method (if you know what I mean).   So…

October 3, 2016 Shivma No comments exist

I know it’s been a while…   What can I say? Summer has been super busy with camps and trips and prepping for the start of Kindergarten. I can’t believe my little guy has gotten so big!   He also started Lego club, as if I need more Lego in my life (as I roll…

July 11, 2016 Shivma No comments exist

Bananas! I seem to be going bananas for bananas! I have been obsessed with finding the perfect banana bread recipe that could be a sweet treat and a breakfast on the go and the base for a sandwich.  I think I got it this time! This bread is not too sweet so it’s great and filling…

June 20, 2016 Shivma No comments exist

Tofu! I find it to be one of the most versatile foods. It can be breakfast, part of a main dish or a side dish. Tofu, especially firm tofu is a great source of calcium, as well as protein, fibre, vitamin A, folic acid and anti-cancer phytonutrients.   As you’ve probably already figured out by…

June 19, 2016 Shivma No comments exist

Dad is such an important person in and part of our lives!   We often focus so much on mom’s role in a baby or child’s life that we sometimes forget that dads are just as crucial for babies’ health, happiness and development.   There are all types of dads and each has a special way that he…

June 14, 2016 Shivma No comments exist

Oats are very versatile and if I can help it I use them in everything! Like most moms I know, I’m ALWAYS in a rush on mornings and preparing breakfast for myself doesn’t always happen.   Enter my Overnight Spiced Oats! They have the aroma and taste of warm spices but they can be made ahead…

February 22, 2016 Shivma No comments exist

I really love dishes that you can get everything in one. They are definitely my go to meals. It means less clean up for me and a one-stop nutritious meal for everyone else. It’s a win-win in my book.     Tofu is great and very versatile. It’s essentially flavourless so you can make it…

February 1, 2016 Shivma No comments exist

This Creamy Mushroom pasta is a recipe I find myself using when I’m short on time or I don’t know what else to cook. I love it because it’s easy and my kids love it because it has cream cheese!     This meal only takes as long to make as it takes to boil…

January 11, 2016 Shivma No comments exist

I thought I’d start the year off with something sweet and easy. This is a great little muffin that I like to make at the start of the week so my kids can have it as a snack all week. I make them in mini muffin tins but you can make them in the bigger…