Healthy Eating: Soccer Snacks that Score Big

When did soccer snacks become so unhealthy? At so many games I watch as a pouch of sugared and artificially coloured water is handed to my child along with a packaged food item full of preservatives. Soccer snacks have become an expected ‘treat’ instead of a replenishment of electrolytes and energy kids growing bodies need to play another half…

Healthy Eating: Top 10 Healthy Snacks

At one time health experts told us the best way to maintain a healthy weight was to eat 3 meals a day and avoid snacking, now it seems that advice has changed.  Eating smaller meals more often throughout the day may be more beneficial and healthy snacks can actually increase your protein and vitamin intake…

Healthy Snacks – Roasted Chick Peas

If you are like me, you love snacking, and I don’t mean on carrot sticks. My favourite is salty, crunchy, tasty, totally unhealthy potato chips. I can be good about healthy eating all day long, but when evening hits, I cave. I start with a healthy breakfast smoothie, an oatmeal packet snack and a full…

Healthy Snack Secrets

Kids always seem to be hungry and kids always love snacks. Unfortunately, most of the snacks now available in the aisles of the grocery store are full of sugar, preservatives, artificial ingredients and very little nutritional value. How do we give our kids healthy options while still enjoying the convenience of quick snacks and finding some…