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?’ seems to be getting more and more difficult. Our lives are busy. Between school, work, after-school programs, and a myriad of other obligations and activities, it can be a struggle to provide a healthful, satisfying, and delicious dinner for your family, night after night.
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.