Health & Wellness

7 Tips for Making Smoothies Part of Your Daily Routine
According to Pat Crocker, author of The Smoothies Bible, 2nd Ed., a nutritious diet includes protein, carbohydrates, fat, vitamins, minerals, enzymes, phytochemicals, fiber and water in proportions that promote growth and maintain healthy cells. It also includes ample quantities of vegetables and... More »
Orange Star (Juicing)
From the best-selling juicing book on the market today comes a deliciously refreshing juicing recipe perfect for the whole family... More »
Garden Paella (Casserole)
This delicious rice dish is not only pretty, but nutritiously chock-full of vegetables and other good things! It's ideal for spring and perfect for Mother's Day. More »
Kale and Orange Salad (FODMAP-friendly, vegan)
The good news is that a low-FODMAP diet need not be devoid of all sugars and/or carbs. And you get to eat delicious recipes like this... More »
Strawberry Açai (juicing)
Sweet strawberries and tart orange perfectly balance the mild-tasting Swiss chard in this yummy smoothie, and açai raises its nutritional value to a new level (see Juice Guru’s Tip). Swiss chard delivers an abundance of provitamins A and K, potassium, and decent amounts of vitamin C, magnesium and... More »
Mixed Berry Probiotic Blast
Probiotics are the good bacteria in fermented foods like kefir and yogurt. They help to populate your gut with immune-boosting, supportive microorganisms. Adding a prebiotic like oats, a fiber-rich food that probiotic bacteria love, helps your good bacteria thrive. More »
Big Blue (juicing) (kid-fav)
Your kids will love the color of this blue juice and its sweet taste—they’re out of this world (not to mention nutritious)! The berries combine with the apples and beet to create a sweet, tangy and vibrant flavor experience. Blueberries provide vitamins C and K, as well as manganese, and have been... More »
A Smart Step to Eating Better: Cook at Home More Often
Dietitians of Canada’s cookbook Cook! edited by registered dietitian Mary Sue Waisman is destined to become one of your favorites! This book combines healthy cooking with ‘deliciousness’ to help you (no matter where you live) prepare and eat healthy food.When choosing healthy recipes at home, aim... More »
How to Manage Temper Tantrums This March Break
 What Is a Temper Tantrum? Most toddlers have tantrums at some point, but some kids are more “strong-willed” than others and may be more likely to scream and throw themselves on the floor to try to get their way. Temper tantrums among children in their “terrible twos” are common and... More »
Vanilla Chai Power Bars (vegan)
Energy bars are a great item to keep on hand for breakfast, snacking on the go, or enjoy them as a quick breakfast with a glass of Almond Milk! More »
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