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Just Peel and Blend

Just Peel and Blend

In this quest to eat healthy, I’ve realized there are some things that are just not worth the pain and suffering caused to my taste-buds and gag reflex.   Yeah sardines, I’m talking to you.  Today I smugly opened a can of sardines that bragged of Iron, Omega-3s and Calcium on its label.  I took a look, … Continue reading

You thought I forgot about bento…

You thought I forgot about bento…

It’s true, I’ve been lazy with blogging, but I’m still making Bento.  However, I will admit that I am a failure as a bento maker because I didn’t do a Halloween themed one for my daughter.  This year October was hectic, and it came on fast and sudden.  We didn’t even do our traditional pumpkin … Continue reading

I’ve Been Scared Into Eating Healthy

I’ve Been Scared Into Eating Healthy

I’m not a complete stranger to healthy eating.  I think generally I do pretty well, and I always put in extra effort for my daughter to make sure she is eating healthy.   However, I was just diagnosed with Endometriosis, and while everybody thinks Canada has the most amazing health care ever, the truth is, … Continue reading

More Bento School Lunches

More Bento School Lunches

Thank you all for reading my last post about my daughter’s first school lunch!  Since it was well received, you’ve encouraged me to post more on this topic.  So, on her first day of school she came home without her lunch bag or containers.  I’d just gotten nice containers of all different shapes and sizes … Continue reading

First Lunch for First Day of School

First Lunch for First Day of School

So tomorrow is the big day for Anjie; it’s her first day of school.  While I’m incredibly traumatized by this huge event in her life, I’m also very excited!  One of the big questions that has been plaguing me has been what to pack for her lunch. She has been either with me or in … Continue reading

Healthy Mac & Cheese from a Box

Healthy Mac & Cheese from a Box

Fast, Easy & Healthy Instead of Kraft use Annie’s.  It’s 80% organic, made with real food ingredients and preservative free.  You can also use only half the powdered cheese packet with any boxed macaroni & cheese for less salt and less of the other powdery mystery ingredients. Add 2 tsps of milled flax seed.  This … Continue reading

Getting Your Kids to Eat Sushi

Getting Your Kids to Eat Sushi

Having lived in Japan I can tell you that it’s perfectly normal for kids to eat sushi, yet when I was out for lunch a couple of months ago with my daughter and some friends of friends, one of them was absolutely shocked to see that my 3-year-old daughter, Anjali, was eating it.  I was subjected to … Continue reading