Nutrition

Nutrition

Baby Food 101

Making homemade baby food can feel like a daunting task.  Fear not, these simple steps will make preparing your own pureed baby food fool-proof, and relatively mess-free!

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What’s So Great About….Greens

My daughter doesn’t drink milk, she won’t touch the stuff. It’s hard for me to argue with her because she has never seen me drink a glass of milk. So

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Is Baby Ready for Sweet Potatoes?

If you notice your baby staring fondly as you finish your dinner, chewing along before you swallow, it may be time to introduce solid foods. Most doctors estimate 4 –

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What’s So Great About Sweet Potato?

Slice into a sweet potato and you will see immediately why it is a superfood. Anything with a colour that vibrant is nature’s way of saying, “Eat Me!” Packed with

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What’s so Bad About…Sodium

Whoa!  Did my smug little self get a big lesson while writing this post. I remember a report that came out a couple of summers ago warning Canadians of our

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Fish Week: What’s So Great About…Salmon

    Here’s our Heidi (aka SPC’s biggest chearleader) with another installment of What’s so great about…This week she discusses salmon. There’s always lots of news in the air about

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Farm Week: What’s So Great About…Pumpkin Seeds

Pumpkin seeds are available all year round, but I tend to think about them and use them more often as pumpkins adorn Thanksgiving table tops and front door stoops. Also

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What’s So Bad About High Fructose Corn Syrup

Our sweet and eloquent Heidi Pyper is back this week to discuss the sticky situation of High Fructose Corn Syrup. We couldn’t resist hitting this topic as we’re all making

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Mini-Week, What’s So Great About: Black Beans

I’m new here on SPC. but if you keep coming back, you’ll see I have a few ideas about food. I am not a vegetarian, but I am (ever so

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Thanksgiving Week: What’s So Great About Cranberries?

Get this:  there’s a Cranberry Institute. How cool is a berry that has its own institute? (Do all berries have their own institute? I should look into that.) When you