Waffles are highly coveted by my children. Since I didn't have a waffle maker before receiving the Breville No Mess Waffle Maker, they had to wait until we were out somewhere to order waffles. You can imagine how often they asked to go out for breakfast! Thankfully, those days are over and now I can make them waffles right here at home. As much as I love a hot breakfast, I had never made my own waffles before and I wasn't entirely sure of what I was doing. I quickly lost the manual and decided … [Read more...] about Belgian Waffle Batter Recipe
Finding the right mix of health and flavour in a cereal can be a challenge, particularly when your children are weighing in on the decision. With so many sugary options out there I am always happy to find a cereal like Weetabix. It looks different, but it can be dressed up a lot of ways! Weetabix looks different than other breakfast cereals because it is different! Made with four simple, high-quality ingredients, Weetabix is Non-GMO certified and contains the nutrients Canadians need to … [Read more...] about Try Weetabix for a breakfast you can feel good about
My favourite meal of the day is breakfast. I could have breakfast foods for every meal and be a very happy woman, but that doesn't mean I'm munching away on sugary cereal every day. Most mornings I treat myself to a fruit and vegetable smoothie that gives me the energy boost I need to start the day, but sometimes I forget to wash the blender need a change in the mornings and decide to make something else. Today was one of those days! I wanted to have something filling and healthy for breakfast, … [Read more...] about Breakfast Recipe: Spinach Omelette
We have all heard it before: Breakfast is the most important meal of the day. It gives you the energy you need to get through the day, and for children it is a valuable learning tool. Heading to school with a full stomach means that they are energized, satiated and ready to learn. I really believe it is true and breakfast has always been important to me. I grew up with a very consistent morning routine. I got up slightly earlier than everyone else (except my Dad who always got up … [Read more...] about What is your breakfast routine?
I am on a mission to eat well and live better. That means that I have made fruit and vegetables the main staple in my diet and I have cut back on treats. That doesn't mean that I deprive myself when I want something sweet because that has always been my downfall. I deprive myself and I eventually get frustrated and just give up on my new eating plan altogether. Now I am looking for ways to satisfy my sweet tooth without sacrificing my goals. Adding Chocolate Philly to some of my favourite … [Read more...] about Chocolate Philly Makes Breakfast a Treat
Gluten intolerance is becoming more and more common these days, and it is great that the food companies are recognizing the need for more gluten free products. While no one in my house is currently on a gluten free diet, it is something we have considered because my son has ADHD and I have IBS. Both disorders are possibly improved with a gluten free diet, so we have tried several different gluten free products while deciding if we are going to make the change. The arrival of Chex is an answer … [Read more...] about Try New Chex Gluten Free Cereal