Involving kids in the kitchen without losing your mind

how to involve kids in the kitchen

One thing I see more and more with clients is less quality time spent with children. Don’t get me wrong, I am not being judgmental here, just making a point that parents today have less time to spend with their children, which is unfortunate.  Parents are busy with work, their personal lives, carpooling, making dinner, shopping, …

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Embrace The Family Meal As Your Family’s Most Sacred Time!

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As a child growing up I remember both my mom and dad working literally all the time. They’ve had to immigrate twice in their lifetime, first in 1991 from the Soviet Union to Israel, and then from Israel to Canada in 2005. Life wasn’t easy for them and us, I hardly ever had time to …

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How to Instil Healthy Eating Habits Over Time?

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Instilling Healthy Eating Habits, Mission Impossible? The picture below represents what I just saw on my kitchen counter. Does this ever happen to you? For those who do not recognize these ingredients, let me assure you, they do not belong in the kitchen of a whole food advocate. Pictured here is whipped topping, in all …

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There is no such thing as Picky Eaters, only Pushy Parents

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How do you remember your mom’s kitchen? Do you have good or not so good childhood memories related to mealtime and food in general? My most precious memories are in the kitchen where my mommy and grandmother prepared daily meals. They seemed so joyful and happy, always laughing, singing, and joking. Growing up I never had …

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The Importance of Alkaline Water for Immune System Health

Hi moms, I am sure a lot of you are struggling with kids who have recurrent and frequent colds and various infections and find it intriguing especially when kids’ diet is pretty good overall. So many parents overlook the importance of clean, filtered, mineralized water. I have clients who spend hundreds of dollars on organic …

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Why is Dairy the worst source of Calcium for our kids?

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Why is Dairy the worst source of Calcium for our kids? I don’t give my kids any cow’s milk! Period!For a good reason, of course… Calcium, a mineral, is super important for our children’s growth and development, especially during the first years of life. At this stage, they grow very fast and bones need to …

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How do probiotics boost the immune system?

How do probiotics boost the immune system? Our large intestine isn’t a sterile place. There are over four hundred different types of micro-organisms found there which together are called the intestinal-flora. In fact, we are more bacteria than humans! The ratio of bacteria vs. human cells is 10:1, amazing isn’t it? And this colonization of …

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