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July 27 , 2017 / Posted by admin / Uncategorized / No Comments

Fresh Fish Taco

With many of our fridges and freezers full of fresh fish from the food fishery here in Newfoundland and Labrador, some of us may be  wondering how to serve it up in a healthy way.  Canada’s Food Guide recommends you eat at least two Food Guide servings of fish per week. One serving is equal to 75 grams

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July 25 , 2017 / Posted by admin / Uncategorized / No Comments

Fruits for the Grill

There are so many healthy recipes and suggestions available for breakfast, lunch, dinner and snacks – which is wonderful! It allows us to have variety in our meals, while still eating healthy: But what about for those of us who have a sweet tooth? When trying to prepare a healthy dessert, many of us are

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July 20 , 2017 / Posted by admin / Uncategorized / No Comments

Make it a Picnic!

Not wanting to cook on these gorgeous sunny days?  If you’re like most people, you rather spend the days at the park, beach or any place where you and your kids can take advantage of the sun!  When heading out for the day, although often rushed, you should try to take time to plan your

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July 18 , 2017 / Posted by admin / Uncategorized / No Comments

Strawberry Banana Smoothie Popsicles

Since its strawberry season, why not make use of those delicious berries that you just picked or bought at the local farmers market.  Make them into a delicious refreshing treat on these gorgeous hot days that we are having.  They sound delicious, I’m sure the kids and the whole family will love them….give it a

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July 13 , 2017 / Posted by admin / Uncategorized / No Comments

Frozen Fruit Treats on a Stick!

There are many healthy “cool” treats that you can prepare for your children this summer and one of the simplest one you can do is frozen fruit on a stick – easy, fun, refreshing and delicious.  You can do this with almost any of your children’s favorite fruits, but here are just a few ideas

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July 11 , 2017 / Posted by admin / Uncategorized / No Comments

Cheddar BBQ Chicken Foil Packet

I always love to cook over the fire when I’m at the cabin or camping, it just tastes so much better…and its fun!  This Cheddar BBQ Chicken foil packet meal sounds delicious; I may give it a try myself this week at the cabin.  Cook it over a fire or on your grill this summer,

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July 6 , 2017 / Posted by admin / Uncategorized / No Comments

Lunches and Snacks for Summertime Camps!

Is your child attending summer camp(s) this summer?  Unfortunately many of these camps do not include snacks or lunch and take place in facilities that do not have cafeterias; in some cases vending machines are available, which we all know do not offer the most nutritious choices. Packing snacks and lunch every day for your

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July 4 , 2017 / Posted by admin / Uncategorized / No Comments

Fruit Infused Water

Water should be our main beverage choice throughout the day, but ensuring we drink enough water each day can be a task for all of us.  This proves to be difficult for many people even more so during hot summer months when it’s more important than ever to keep hydrated.  When we choose our beverages

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June 29 , 2017 / Posted by admin / Uncategorized / No Comments

Happy Birthday, CANADA!

Hosting a Canada Day celebration this weekend?  As we celebrate 150 years of our beautiful Country, many of us will be gathering with friends and family for some fun, games, fireworks and of course food!   If the weather is nice most of us will be sure to have a BBQ or fire in our backyards

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June 27 , 2017 / Posted by admin / Uncategorized / No Comments

Frozen Yogurt Covered Berries!

Throughout the summer we’ll be sharing with you some of our favorite summer treats, nutrition tips and other great recipes.  We can’t let the summer pass by without sharing one of our favorite cool treats – children love them!  Try preparing some of these frozen yogurt covered berries and have them in your freezer and

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