Mama’s Little Helper (Pasta Recipe)
Pickle Planet Moncton thanks mom-of-two and Certified Holistic Nutritional Consultant & Movin’ Munchkins founder Katie Gillingham for sharing fun, healthy ideas for feeding your family. This is the best, tasty, healthy, and homemade version of…
Five Tips for Family Smoothie Success
Five great tips for introducing smoothies to your family – including a basic recipe.
Fiddlehead Cashew Stirfry
Traditionalists say all you need for a fiddlehead recipe is boiling water and lots of butter! But sometimes it’s fun to be a little creative. That’s where our Fiddlehead Cashew Stir Fry recipe comes in!
Better Breakfasts With a Bonus Waffle Recipe
Pickle Planet Moncton thanks mom-of-two and Certified Holistic Nutritional Consultant & Movin’ Munchkins founder Katie Gillingham for sharing fun, healthy ideas for feeding your family. Ever heard the expression “Eat breakfast like a king, lunch…
Grocery Scavenger Hunt, Anyone?
This Grocery Scavenger Hunt is a guest post by Certified Holistic Nutritional Consultant & Movin’ Munchkin founder Katie Gillingham Katie is an entrepreneur and mom of two, with lots of great ideas for keeping meals…
Cinco De Mayo Cookies
Just a little bit of fun to have for May the 5th – or any day you want a little treat! Mexican-themed restuarants and bars are embracing Cinco de Mayo as a day of…
Chocolate Chip Banana Bread
Healthy lunch snacks are always a welcome addition to the recipe book! This healthier banana bread is perfect to throw in your kids lunches with dried fruit, a yoghurt, and carrot sticks on the side. A simple and healthy ‘treat’ recipe, it is dairy-free, contains no refined sugar, and is made with 100% whole grain flour.
Fun and Healthy Easter Ideas
If your children are like mine, they have reliable ‘sugar dealers’ outside the home: coaches, teachers, friends’ parents, and grandparents, not to mention the Easter Bunny. You might feel like it’s out of your control, but there are lots of creative ways you can cut down on the amount of candy and chocolate your kids consume. Here are just a few ideas!
Raising Healthy Eaters: It’s Worth It!
The same parenting strategies that have lead to success in an other areas will work with food. Repeat, reinforce, praise! Your kids want to please you, so make sure you find a reason to praise their efforts at healthy eating whenever you can. Always combine your praise with education – tell them why that food is good for them. Not sure why? Google it!
Bottomless Chicken Pot Pie
Here’s a comforting dish for a chilly evening. Dairy-free, packed with veggies and flavour, and topped with wholegrain biscuits. Yum! The recipe calls for pre-cooked chicken, so be sure to plan ahead.