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Tackle your emotional eating this #NutritionMonth

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Does a big slab of chocolate cake make you feel better after a really bad day? Do you turn to carbs for comfort? It’s common to use food as a way to make yourself feel better when you are sad,

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Mint Chocolate Whip (No Added Sugar)

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Mint chocolate is one of my all-time favourite flavours. The beauty of this recipe is that you can satisfy that mint-chocolate craving without any of the added sugar. I know because that’s exactly the situation that created this recipe. I

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Spring Picky Eater Success Strategies

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I don’t know about you but I’m tired of this long, extra-snowy winter. I mean snow in Vancouver and Victoria, BC in March?! So I’m choosing to think about spring. Spring is the beginning of the season for many opportunities

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Don’t Monitor Your Body

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Ok, I admit that I’ve been procrastinating on writing this post for a couple of weeks now. I feel compelled to address this topic. Because it’s absolutely fundamental to being healthy. To having a healthy relationship with food, a healthy

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How Long Should I Breastfeed?

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I shared this post previously with the Modern Mama Community. It got lots of attention so I wanted to share it with you too. When leading my workshop for 9 – 18 month olds, I’m often asked this question. Sometimes

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Can I give finger foods if my baby doesn’t have teeth yet?

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{Guest Post at Love Child Organics } Both in workshops and when providing in-home child feeding sessions, I’m often asked this question: “Can I give finger foods if my baby doesn’t have teeth yet? The short answer is: yes! You don’t need to wait

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Iron-Rich Baby Finger Food Ideas

In my recent feedback survey you asked for more finger food ideas for babies and toddlers. So, I recorded this video as a sneak peek behind the scenes as I prepared finger food samples for an upcoming workshop. All these examples

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Does My 7 month old Baby Need Water?

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Thank you to the VIP who asked this question: “Does my 7 month old baby need water?”.  The short answer is: No. Seven month olds don’t need water. But, it’ a great time to start offering it to them anyways. Let

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When Can I Give Baby Strawberries, Peanuts and Shellfish?

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{Guest Post at Love Child Organics’ blog: www.lovechildorganics.com/blog/ } A parent asked the following question: “What age is it safe to give my baby strawberries (and other possibly allergenic foods)?” Anyone browsing the internet, reading parenting books, or listening to the advice of family

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Beets: What to Do with Them

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Aah, beets. These versatile root veggies are one of my favourites! As a dietitian, part of my job is to know how to prepare healthy foods like beets. So I’m sharing a couple of my favourite ways to use them. A classic

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