Meal Planning

Everyday Eats: A Friday Menu With Chicken And Cookies

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 08.28.2015 | Canada Living

You'll love these simple yet delicious meal ideas!

Sitting Down For Meals Will Help You Eat Better

The Huffington Post Canada | Joy D'Souza | Posted 08.26.2015 | Canada Living

Eating meals on the go continues to be a no-no. A new study, published to the Cambridge Journals, finds students who prepare and consume meals reg...

What to Keep On Hand for Fast Weeknight Dinners

Merry Kuchle | Posted 06.23.2015 | Canada Living
Merry Kuchle

Recipes with long and unique ingredient lists are just not my thing right now. Instead, I have focused on keeping my kitchen stocked with things that I can use to make quick dinners that my family loves. While it may lead to fewer unique dinners, it makes my seven year old a happy camper because he would eat the same thing every day for a year if we let him.

Make These Meals Today And You Won't Have To Cook All Week

The Huffington Post Canada | Joy D'Souza | Posted 02.27.2015 | Canada Living

After a long day of work, it's easier to open a can or order in than it is to make a meal from scratch. But we all know it's far healthier (and cheape...

Five Reasons You Don't Eat Well. One Simple Solution

Mandy King | Posted 08.17.2014 | Canada Living
Mandy King

Something that takes meal planning to the next level is portioning out the recipes into Tupperware as soon as it's cooked. This may require a slight Tupperware investment, but actually kills two birds with one stone. You will save time in the morning as your lunches are ready to go, and even better, you will be far less likely to put too much food on your plate as you've already portioned out your meals.

Healthy Meal Planning For The Whole Family

Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada Living

Meal planning, at first glance, may not be the most exciting prospect for your children. But you may be surprised by how interested your kids are when...

Save Your Dinner Party From Disaster

Paul Shufelt | Posted 10.30.2013 | Canada Living
Paul Shufelt

With the arrival of the fall and winter season we still have dinner parties to look forward to. Sadly, for many, with that pleasure there also comes the anxiety of, well, making dinner. With that in mind, here are a few suggestions I can share to help put your mind at ease and hopefully make your next dinner party a success.

Your Food Upgrade Guide

Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada Living

Feeding yourself and your family is a balancing act -- how do you compromise between eating what you like and eating what's good for you? Luckily, you...

What's for Dinner? Three Little Words, One Big Headache

Sandi Richard | Posted 05.11.2013 | Canada Living
Sandi Richard

As a meal-planning expert, I have spent the last 20 years helping families overcome the daily dilemma. But why is meal preparation such a stressful process? At the end of the day, moms feel pressure to please. I raised seven children so believe me when I say I know meal planning is a major daily challenge! Here are a few that I've been sharing with families for years.

Get Your One-Day Cleanse On

Meghan Telpner | Posted 02.26.2013 | Canada Living
Meghan Telpner

Following a night of over indulgence the key to resetting and feeling great as quickly as possible is in hydrating and alkalizing the body. Both sugar, alcohol and most other treats along with a lack of our ideal amount of sleep, will strip the body of vital nutrients and water. Repair from a night of indulgence with a one day re-set cleanse.

How To Meal Plan For A Week

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 09.12.2012 | Canada Living

The equation sounds simple: Grocery shopping + cooking your own meals = saving money and eating healthier. But why is it so hard to actually follow th...

Five Tips for a Sanity-Saving Road Trip With Kids

Erika Katz | Posted 09.16.2012 | Canada Travel
Erika Katz

It's summer time and you have dreamed of the perfect family vacation full of sight seeing, adventure, and great photo-ops. However your kids think everything you want to do is "lame and boring." So how do you make it a trip you will all enjoy? Here are some simple tips that can help your trip go more smoothly. HINT: It's all about keeping the kids happy and distracted!

How Stress at Work Can Lead to Poor Eating Habits at Home

Timi Gustafson, R.D. | Posted 09.03.2012 | Canada Living
Timi Gustafson, R.D.

Working parents may have a harder time putting healthy food on the table than those who are part-time employed or stay at home, a recent study found. While parental employment provides many important benefits for families, work-related stress can negatively affect eating habits at home. Families with both parents working had also an overall lower intake of nutritious foods like fruits and vegetables.

Cooking: Efficient and Effortless

Jan Scott | Posted 11.24.2011 | Canada Living
Jan Scott