Category: Candy

Are Food Dyes Safe for Kids?

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Each year, UBC dietetics students have a class project where they practice writing nutrition articles for the public. This year, I asked students Mei Ho and May Hasegawa to research are food dyes safe for kids. Here’s what they found

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Peanut Banana Chocolate Ganache Bites

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YAY! It’s my annual chocolate recipe. Perfectly timed for Valentine’s Day. If you’re new to following me you might wonder why a dietitian is sharing a chocolate recipe. Quite simply, because food is more than just fuel for our bodies.

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Sugar-Free Easter Ideas

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Hallowe’en, Christmas, Valentine’s Day, Easter, there are so many holidays that involve a lot of candy. I’m often asked by health-conscious parents how to handle these holidays. Here are some sugar-free Easter ideas to keep all the fun of the

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How to Handle Halloween Candy

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Halloween is a fun and exciting holiday for kids. And, while as a parent you may not love the idea of all that candy, the last thing that you want to add to an already hectic day is a battle

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What to do About Halloween Candy

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Hallowe’en is a fun and exciting holiday for kids. And, while as a parent you may not love the idea of all that Halloween candy, the last thing that you want to add to an already hectic day is a

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