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…

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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…

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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…

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dark chocolate chip banana bread healthy lunch snack

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.

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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!

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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!

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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.

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MOOSE MEATLOAF RECIPE

Moose Meatloaf Recipe


It’s a lucky family that can fill their freezer with a moose … but then what do you do with it? My Moose Meatloaf Recipe can help you out! The first (and so far, only)…

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GaGa’s Minestrone Soup


What’s better in the Fall and Winter than a great soup recipe?   My kids always eat best when my father, their GaGa (short for GrampaDaddy), is in the house. One visit he created this…

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Tasty Toasted Pumpkin Seeds


Love it or loathe it, toasting pumpkin seeds are a part of the Halloween tradition in most homes. You can play it easy — just swish them through some water, toss them with a little…

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