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7 Reasons Why My Toddler Isn’t a Picky Eater

Food is important to our family. We spend a lot of time growing it, preserving it, preparing it and, yes, eating it. When I had my daughter I knew I wanted joie de vivre to be a part of her existence in everything, including food. I want her to grow a strong and healthy body that can take her on all sorts of adventures. As she is a girl, I also know she will eventually face struggles with body image, which is something I want to help prepare her for. Consequently, I knew I didn’t want her to be a picky […]

These healthy popsicles for summer are all sugar-free and made with natural super-nutritious ingredients.

Summer Bucket List of Healthy Popsicles

I have an outrageous weakness for frozen treats in the summer. It doesn’t really matter what kind of treat, as long as it’s cold and delicious. Ice pops are especially fun. However, I recently cut out processed sugar, which seriously limits the icy treats that I can buy. With temperatures rising I decided to create a bucket list of healthy popsicles that I can try out this summer. That way I can still keep cool with something from the freezer without actually spending the money or the health sacrifices to get there. Thanks to the bloggers who have allowed me […]

Kombucha Making Guide for Lazy Beginners. This step-by-step guide to kombucha tea gives a easy instructions for making a refreshing glass of this fermented tea.

Kombucha Making Guide for Lazy Beginners

I have been making kombucha tea for my family for several years now, and they’re still always excited to find a new batch in the fridge. It is cheap, healthy, and tasty, so making this drink a win-win-win.  I even find it’s a creative endeavour—with my vast variety of teas I can play with flavours. Some of the instructions you’ll find on making kombucha tea are full of complicated directions. Organic tea, filtered water, correct temperatures… If you put off starting until you have everything in place then you’re likely to miss out on lots of delicious probiotics. So I decided to write […]

Canning Tips for Beginners: What to Know to Get Started

The first time I did canning by myself was by accident. I really just wanted to make corn relish and mentioned it to my roommate. The translation: “Hint, hint. Help me make corn relish, k?” Turns out she had plans (selfish, right?), but she found me a recipe, verbally described the process, and imparted a bunch of her canning tips to my panicked ears. Then she left. I had made jams and pickles before, but always with the oversight of skilled friends. Being left with a bin of corn, a simple recipe, and a bunch of scary new information was intimidating. Still, I analyzed […]