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Pickle Planet Podcast: Picky Eaters


Juggling the taste buds and tenacity of toddlers can be tricky, especially when you’re worried about ensuring the food your picky eaters consume is healthy! Jenna and Tosh turn to Registered Holistic Nutritional Consultant, and…

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She Said: Food Rules


Against the backdrop of the Thanksgiving harvest season and the junk food indulgence of Halloween, the federal government has focused its attention on our nation’s eating habits. In particular, Health Minister Jane Philpott announced plans…

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Strawberry Banana ‘Nice Cream’


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 healthy ice cream is a perfect go-to treat for…

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How to Eat Healthy on a Budget


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. Eating healthy on a budget can be tough. Fresh, whole…

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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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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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