A veggie and fruit feast
When was the last time your child tried a new vegetable or fruit? If you need some help, I’ve got five sure-fire suggestions that I’ve tried on my children with good success.
Slimming summer swaps
Keep the weight off this summer by swapping your BBQ burger, potato salad and fatty iced cappuccinos with delicious kabobs, grilled lemon potatoes and homemade iced coffee drinks. Find out how.
Playing with their food
Kids out of school? Nothing to do? Grab your spatula and mixing bowl and have some fun while teaching your kids about healthy nutrition. Here’s how.
The first meal of the day is the most important. It provides the nutrition and energy you need, helps to control weight and is just plain good for your heart health. Here’s how to kick-start your appetite with new recipe ideas.
Want a healthier alternative for salty chips and candy bars? Try these five easy, on-the-go options for your children.
Eating well to prevent stroke
Stroke occurs in young and old alike. But a diet that is high in vegetables, fruit and low in salt and fat is the perfect recipe for prevention. Take these easy steps now for a longer, fuller life.
Get your kids to eat these four vegetables, and you’re good to go to keep your kids heart-healthy. Yes you can. Try these steps to success.
Cooking with herbs and spices
Lower your salt intake – and your risk of high blood pressure – by preparing your meals with garlic, turmeric and other flavourful additions. Here’s how to pair herbs and spices up with your favourite dishes.
Do the switcheroo!
Your kids’ favourite foods – from chicken fingers to mac ‘n’ cheese – can be made healthier. Use these 8 easy substitutions.
Carbs for your heart
Knowing which carbs to eat and when can help you control your hunger and protect your heart. Find out which carbs make the grade.
Raising healthy eaters
No one has ever said that raising children is easy. The same goes for getting our children to eat healthy foods.This spring, try making a fresh start.
Springtime kicks off the growing season in Canada. It’s time to start filling up your grocery cart with local produce as it becomes available.
Freshen up school lunches
Tired of making the same-old, same-old? Try these 13 new ideas.
Reel in the heart benefits of fish
Canada’s Food Guide recommends eating fish twice a week. Try these prepping tips and delicious recipes to meet your needs.
Warm up the kids
It’s cold outside. Try these 5 hot food ideas for breakfast, school lunches and dinner.
New Year’s resolution: steady your weight
Make this year all about maintaining a healthy weight. Try one or all of these 5 healthy eating habits to get started.
Stock up for winter break
To keep your kids healthy over the holidays, put these foods in your fridge, freezer and pantry now.
Holiday recipe makeovers
This season, make your traditional meals and treats heart healthier with simple substitutions and cooking methods. Try these 17 easy tips.
Are you a late-night snacker?
Nibbling on a cake or spooning out some ice cream before bed is tempting, but there are healthier ways to satisfy your after-dinner cravings without putting on the pounds. Follow these 5 tips to curb your late-night appetite.
Dining out with kids
The Heart and Stroke Foundation recommends that parents prepare home-cooked meals as much as possible to protect their children’s heart health. But when you’re dining out, how do you make sure you’re choosing the healthiest food available? Here’s how to avoid the fat, sodium and high-calorie traps.