Health & Wellness

Quick Quinoa Stir-Fry with Vegetables and Tofu
Quinoa is a mild, slightly sweet grain with hints of corn, nuts and grass. Here, it's studded with assorted vegetables and sesame seeds, creating a substantial stir-fry worthy of its billing as a main course. More »
Sleep Checkup Guide
If you have problems getting your baby, child or teenager to sleep at night after a summer of fun, you're not alone...Better Sleep for Your Baby & Child by Dr. Shelly K. Weiss and The Hospital for Sick Children offer a sleep check up guide for your child.For you and your child, a more important... More »
How Can I Improve My Child's Concentration?
 The point of herbal remedies, says Melanie Wenzel, author of The Essential Guide to Home Herbal Remedies, is the desire to make simple preparations at home that can treat the common conditions experienced by children, teenagers and adults.Nature still has just as many effective remedies today... More »
Teriyaki Rice Noodles with Veggies and Beans
This is a variation on the noodle dish Pad Thai, but it uses beans as the protein instead of shrimp and chicken, which is the more usual combination. Teriyaki sauce is a favorite of children because of its sweet taste. Easy, comforting, and vegan friendly! More »
Mug Granola (gluten-free friendly)
You can buy a tiny pouch of granola for an exorbitant price, or you can make a single serving any time, any way you like it, for a few cents at home. You can tweak this basic recipe with whatever nuts, seeds or dried fruit suit your fancy. It’s pretty forgiving, so adjust the sweetener and salt − a... More »
Are my kids eating enough?
Are my kids eating enough? by Joanne Saab, RD and Daina Kalnins, MSc., RD, authors of Better Food for Kids, Second Edition Many mothers worry that their children are not eating enough.  While this is a concern for many moms throughout the growing years it is particularly true during the... More »
Crunchy Vegetable and Alfalfa Sprout Wraps
Heading back to work/school? Get the spring back in your step by eating better! How about a healthy vegetarian wrap for lunch today? More »
Salmon Pizza Pinwheels
Salmon Pizza Pinwheels Add these healthy pinwheels to lunchbags or serve them as easy after-school snacks.  • Preheat oven to 400°F (200°C)• Baking sheet, lined with parchment paper 1     can (71⁄2 oz/213 g) salmon, drained,  deboned and broken into chunks ... More »
Kids and Celiac Disease
Just for Kids • It is important that young people who suffer from celiac disease feel part of the group and not different. All decisions should be made keeping this in mind, while ensuring the diet is strictly followed.• Teach! Teach! Teach! Don’t make decisions for even the youngest child. Every... More »
What Are Bullying and Cyberbullying?
Bullying refers to any cruelty or intimidation of the more vulnerable; cyberbullying is bullying using social media technology, such as computers, cellphones, digital cameras, and the Internet.  Bullying may be in the form of either physical assault or emotional cruelty (taunting, ridiculing,... More »
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