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Halloween

Have a Healthy, Hearty Halloween!

Having the opportunity to dress up like a superhero or celebrity and munch on sweet treats makes Halloween a favourite holiday for many children and families. It’s no surprise that Halloween can quickly become a very unhealthy holiday filled with excess, however there are many little decisions we can make to ensure this Halloween stays healthy and hearty for you and your family.  Take a look at some of our tips below…

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Cluster-ful Overnight Oats

Our mornings are always “go, go, go,” so we thought we’d share an easy, delicious and nutritious breakfast recipe for you that’s ready and waiting as soon as you start your day. This takes absolutely no time to prepare, but if you’re really pressed for time you can combine all the layered ingredients the night before rather than in the morning. This rich, dessert-like breakfast is full of fibre, protein and natural sweetness to satisfy even the most skeptical of taste buds. And the oats will give you the energy to power through your morning while keeping your tummy satiated. Convenience never tasted soo good!
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A Balanced Meal for School Lunch

Ensuring our children eat a healthy, well balanced meal at lunch is vital to their school day, mood and productivity. That said, it’s not as hard as you may think to ensure your children actually enjoy their healthy lunches and receive all the nutrients and nourishment they need to get through the school day. We have provided some tips below on ways to prepare a well-balanced lunch for you children. Continue reading

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7 Things Food Manufacturers Don’t Want You to Know

When Hank Cardello, director of the Obesity Solutions Initiative at the Hudson Institute, conducted a five year study, he was actually quite surprised to find that consumers are demanding healthier foods. In fact, about 99% of growth in the food industry was happening in the low-calorie foods and in foods with natural, organic ingredients. That’s great right? Well, it can be, but not all food manufacturers act in an ethical way that keeps customers, not profits, at the top of their priority list. Continue reading