Running this summer? High fives to you, mama. Bootcamping? Way to go. Running around a playground for 3 hours? Awesome. Scrambling around for daycare drop-off and missing breakfast? We got you covered. Whatever stresses you’re putting your body through, you’ve got to put good stuff in — protein, carbohydrate, and fat — to refuel. Because […]
We eat a lot of quinoa. Why? Because it’s easy to make, cooks quickly, and reheats well or tastes fab cold! It’s the new rice. Plus, quinoa — technically a seed, not a grain — is gluten free, packed with fibre, and full of protein. Here’s one of our new fave ways to dish up […]
If you’ve ever lost weight (and most of us mommies have!) you know that finding the balance to keep that new, leaner weight is like starring in your own private Indiana Jones sequel, full of all the running, jumping, heavy lifting, sweating, and panic of the original. In fact, current research shows that the average […]
We are going to teach you to run right now. With no week-by-week program, no instructor, no iPhone app.
How many vitamins can you pack in one bowl of soup? ALL OF THEM. This sweet potato, yellow pepper, & lentil soup is so packed with antioxidants we think your doctor should write you a prescription.
One of the awesome things about being a parent is that you’re once again welcome in venues normally reserved just for kids… like ball pits, zoos and, of course, playgrounds.
Need a picnic treat or special occasion dessert to really wow your guests? Step aside, Reece. These real-food peanut butter cups come together in a “jif” (see what we did there?) and they’re miles above the factory version. They might not qualify as “healthy” but they’re definitely “healthyish.” In other words, you can have two. […]
Sometimes we get so caught up in dogma that we lose ourselves. We get so concerned with maintaining our “attachment-parent” or “vegan” or “paleo” or “hard-core” or “yogi” or “type-A” status that we don’t allow ourselves the idiosyncrasies we should embrace! Are you a “type-A-meat-loving-yogi?” Maybe you’re a “mostly-meatless-crossfit-bookworm?” Or you might be a “sometimes-gluten-free-babywearing-marathon-dabbler?”
Did that get your attention? If you’re like us, taking time away from exercise is an exercise in guilt management. Of course, there are sick days and family emergencies, even work snafoos that might necessarily keep one from the gym — or from your BB class — here and there. Then there are those days. You […]
It’s that time of year! All of a sudden, the population of your town or city seems to explode as everyone comes out of hibernation to walk, jog, cycle or stroll. If you’ve got a little one and the itch to get outside, why not turn your next walk into a workout?