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Pasta

The Top Five Reasons Karine Loves Pasta

The Top Five Reasons Karine Loves Pasta You can sneak fresh vegetables into it. You can make enough to for lunch the next day. Whether you prefer gluten-free, whole wheat

Round-Ups

Quick Bites: It’s kinda like a cheat sheet that all parents need/want (especially me!)

Once my kids were old enough to eat solid foods, I was excited on so many levels but also felt completely lost: Whether it was the month-by-month “rules and regulations”

Nutrition

Chicken Soup to the Rescue!

Earlier this week I wrote about my need for comfort food because I could feel my family’s stress level escalating. What I forgot was that being rundown usually leads to compromised

Nutrition

Anyone Else Want Some Comfort Food?

On a recent, busier than usual Saturday afternoon I told my youngest son, Beckett, we needed to head home and just “veg out.” He said, “I don’t really feel like vegetables right

Round-Ups

Picky Eaters? Learn from Karine’s mistakes

When we had our first child, my husband and I couldn’t wait for her to be old enough to start eating solid food so we could mould her into an adventurous

Recipes

Batch Cooking (aka Karine’s Imaginary Fairy Godmother)

When I wrote my “Hello SPC!” post a few weeks ago, I mentioned that I have four kids ranging in age from nine to 14. Their list of activities and extracurriculars — well,

Interviews

Quick Bite with Taylor Kaye

Every once in a while we are lucky enough to meet someone who reminds us that kismet actually exists. From the day I was introduced to radio and TV personality Taylor Kaye,

Strategies

Karine Talks Meal Planning (Again) And Her Kids Pick Their Dinner Faves

Yesterday, I posted about my undying love for Ceri and Laura and how their meal planning strategies have changed my life forever. (If you missed it, I forgive you, however

Spring

Karine Talks Meal Planning

I kid you not: I am writing/posting this with less than an hour (edit update: now less than 15 minutes) to get food on the table for three of my

Interviews

Ricardo’s 5 Sanity Saving Tips for Feeding Kids

Earlier this summer I got the chance to visit the offices, test kitchen and home base of the Ricardo team in Montreal. Of course you know Ricardo Larivée, host of