Non-GMO on a food label is an absence claim that will give you no meaningful information about the safety, nutrition or quality of the product, and in many cases, it won’t even tell you about the content of that food.
Intuitive eating was developed by two dietitians and involves listening to your hunger and fullness cues and not letting external cues guide what you eat.
Natural can be great. But synthetic can be too. The important thing to know, is the ingredients used in our food supply are safe, no matter their source.
Buying organic means choosing a specific food production or farming method. The reality is, organic and conventionally grown food are equally healthy.
Dara and Erin are dietitians, food communicators, and moms. They are the owners of How to Eat, a food and nutrition communications brand that aims to help families have a happy and healthful relationship with food by cooking more at home and enjoying meals together.
Answering that age-old question of ‘what’s for dinner?” Here are our top five tips for making family meals a reality.
As a parent, one of the greatest sources of anxiety I observe among fellow caregivers is feeding kids. We worry whether they’re eating enough. We worry if what they’re eating is healthy. We worry that they’re eating too much. We worry about ingredient lists and nutrition labels. But mostly, we worry that we’re not doing it “right”.
Repurpose leftovers with a pinch of shredded Monterey Jack cheese as a filling for a delicious quesadilla.
The variations and additions to make it your own are nearly endless. Try adding your favourite nuts, seeds, grains or dried fruits.
Try meal prepping for the week ahead with this meal. Package the crispy tofu noodle bowl into 4 separate food storage containers to enjoy for a quick grab-and-go lunch.
Preparing homemade pumpkin purée is a great way to get kids involved in the kitchen. They can seed, scoop out the flesh, and help purée and flavour the seeds for roasting.