Category: food

November 14, 2017 Shivma No comments exist

Today is World Diabetes Day and I’m sure we’ve been hearing and seeing a lot about diabetes and diabetes prevention but today I would like to focus on how to translate this information for our kids and their little bodies. In a previous post, I spoke about creating choices for our kids and providing alternatives…

October 30, 2017 Shivma No comments exist

We make pizza all the time at my house so it’s nice to change up the presentation every now and again. I love this recipe because it’s super simple and really quick, especially if you use store bought dough. I prefer homemade dough and I like to use this recipe because it’s quick and easy…

March 27, 2017 Shivma No comments exist

Dates! They are my favourite go-to natural sweetener. I use this date caramel every single day to make hot cereal for my kiddies. I usually make a batch on Sunday so it can last the whole week. I used to use honey and maple syrup but I still felt that there was no real nutrition….

January 30, 2017 Shivma No comments exist

Just so there are no doubts… I love farro! And my kids do too! It is very versatile and easy to use. Now you must be asking, what exactly is farro? Well, it’s an ancient wheat grain that was very popular in Eastern Europe and the Middle East. Over the years it has been overshadowed…

January 17, 2017 Shivma No comments exist

I’ve been making these veggie rice balls for quite sometime now and my kids really love them! It might have something to do with using chopsticks but hey! If it works who am I to complain? I don’t recall where I first saw them but I remember thinking that this would be a great way…

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 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…