Back to School Snack Guide

Appies & Snacks, Kids, Living, Lunch, Nutrition, Recipes, Snacks

Back to school snack guide to make packing lunches easier for moms! Tori Wesszer from Fraiche Nutrition has put together a top 20 list of healthy kid friendly snacks for those busy back to school days!

I can’t believe that Charlie is already going into kindergarten, someone please tell me where time has gone!?  I get all teary-eyed thinking of him going to school, I’m going to be a complete mess on the first day! Speaking of which, it’s about that time of year when visions of school lunches start popping into mom and dad’s heads!  … View The Post

How to Beat the Odds and STICK to Your NY Resolution!

Fitness, Living, Nutrition

We all have the best intentions when we clink the glasses to kick off the New Year.  Let me guess, you want to lose weight, eat healthier, spend less or invest more into family and friends.  How did I do?  But the question is, are those resolutions that you are setting realistic?  According to the experts, about 40-50% of us … View The Post

9 Nutrition Tips for Your BEST Skin Ever!

Beauty, Beauty & Style, Living, Nutrition

Getting that summer glow starts with a healthy diet!  Our skin is our largest organ, and its health is often an indicator of how well (or poorly) we are nourishing our bodies.  While beauty products can seriously help in achieving that radiant glow (and I’ve included some of my favourites below), amazing skin starts from the inside out.  Remember, you … View The Post

Okanagan Apple Cake

Breakfast, Desserts & Baking, Recipes

I have loved baking since I was a little girl, and growing up in the Okanagan we were always surrounded by mountains of fruit in the Summer and Fall.  Since I grew up in a family where wasting food was a big no-no, I started experimenting with different fruit recipes to try to make the best use of whatever was … View The Post

Garden Italian Meat Sauce

Main Dishes, Recipes

My aunty Becky once told me that there are some things you don’t mess with (ok, she put it a bit more colorfully), and for me, a meat sauce is one of them. I like it to taste like I just stepped into Italy and load it up with heaps of fresh basil from the garden and a healthy dose … View The Post