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8 Smart snacking ideas for kids

Not all snacks are created equal so here are eight tips for helping your kids make the most of their between-meal noshing.

No-Piping-Required Birthday Cake Decorating Ideas

No need to mess around with piping tips to get an adorable cake for your kid’s big day (or any other random day that requires cake!).

7 easy gluten-free swaps

Gluten-free? Lucky for all of us, the world is changing and adapting to the wheat-free life. These simple food swaps allow you to eat GF without sacrificing great flavour. And who wouldn't want that?

Quick Refrigerator Pickles

Since these are quick refrigerator pickles, you won't need to worry about large batches, too many jars and processing them properly.

Supermarket Savvy: Identifying Hidden Sugars

Just because a label doesn’t broadcast sugar by its common name doesn’t mean it isn’t there. In fact, there are upwards of 50 different names for added sugar (!), and some of them could trick even the smartest shopper. Here are a few to look out for.

How to Pack a Winter Picnic

Winter is a great time to pack a picnic—here are some tips to packing food for a comforting après-outdoor time meal.

10 Tips for Better School Lunches

Preparing school lunch for your kids can be a timely, tedious event, even for the most organized parent.

Make-Ahead Scalloped Potatoes

The trouble with traditional scalloped potatoes is that they go into the oven raw, and then take an age to cook. The solution is to par-cook the potatoes (and as a bonus, cook them in cream!) or even pre-cook the whole dish. 

4 ways to up your homemade pizza game

Takeout is great, but making your own pizza masterpiece is better. A great pie doesn't ask for much, just that you put some care and effort into these four main components. 

When is a healthy time to eat dinner?

Family meals are indeed key for good health, both physical and mental. After all, it is an opportunity for sharing the day’s events. The timing, though, may be a problem.

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