Fuelling the bodies of our little scholars with nutritional foods not only keeps them satiated, but also promotes active learners and healthy brains. As parents, we often grapple with what to provide our little ones that will please and excite them while meeting their nutritional needs. To help us with this endeavour, we spoke with Monique Zizzy, a Holistic Nutritionist who offers insight into preparing and presenting fresh, quick and brain-boosting foods
It’s that time of year that every Lower Mainlander looks forward to with delight. BC Blueberry season! That time when shelves are full with fresh local berries, farmers markets are bustling and fields are packed with delighted berry lovers filling their baskets with sweet, delicious berries.
Do we even need to say it out loud? Toddlers and preschoolers can be really picky when it comes to food! We’ve heard that there are kids who will eat anything but we rarely meet them. So what do you do when your kiddo refuses to eat anything remotely green? Or when a two-year-old goes on a six-week binge of eating nothing but cottage cheese and crackers? (True story!) We’ve been there – well, we still are – and wanted to share some our most effective tips with you. These might work, or not, or work on some days… but they’re all worth a try.