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Category: Recipes and Meal Ideas

Mommy and Me Pizza Recipe

DinnerI’ve been blessed with a daughter who is definitely not a fussy eater.  Mind you, she does have her favourite meals but she’s willing to try new things.  This is especially true when she’s involved in the preparation of meals.  I enjoy spending time in the kitchen with her, seeing me prepare meals encourages her and she actively asks to help.  To ensure that she can participate in meal prep, we make simple meals together once a week.  One of our favourites is “homemade” pizza (“homemade” because I buy the dough vs. make my own).  I’m going to tell myself that its healthier than ordering out!  The main benefit I find with this activity is it’s a great bonding exercise.  I can explain each step to her along the way and she feels confident knowing that she had a hand in making a meal that day.

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Lentil and Potato Soup Recipe

Like most moms of a toddler eating solids, I have a hard time coming up with fun new ideas of things to feed my daughter. I not only want to give her healthy and nutritious options that are also tasty. When she started eating solid food, I was that the sooner you introduce your little one to new textures and flavours, the more likely they’ll be willing to try new things later on.  So far this holds true for her.  With that in mind, I tried something new for dinner recently: lentil and sweet potato soup. Continue reading

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