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Raising Healthy Eaters: Lessons Learned from Breastfeeding What's Cooking?

Katja Leccisi MS RDN, Mont-Tremblant, Quebec, Canada   As parents, we try to do what’s right when feeding our children. Unfortunately, that’s no easy task with so much confusion about what that is exactly. Nutritional advice is forever changing. Foods that were supposedly healthy one month are apparently off the list the next. In my experience as a dietitian and lactation consultant, I have seen...

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Homemade Hazelnut Milk What's Cooking?

Chantal Jura, Quebec, Canada Photo: by Chantal Jura   Good nutrition means eating a well-balanced and varied diet of foods in as close to their natural state as possible.   Alternatives to cows’ milk Whether you are lactose intolerant, allergic to cows’ milk proteins, vegan, or just do not enjoy the taste of cows’ milk, today’s grocery stores are flooded with alternatives to cows’ milk. Soy,...

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Kale What's Cooking?

Johanna Rhys-Davies, Silsden, West Yorkshire, UK Photo: Shutterstock.com / Peter Zijlstra   Good nutrition means eating a well-balanced and varied diet of foods in as close to their natural state as possible. The brassica kale (part of the broccoli family) is enjoying a surge in popularity right now and rightly so. This fashionable queen of the greens is being championed by celebrities and celebrity chefs and...

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Help Wanted What's Cooking?

Excerpted from Feed Yourself, Feed Your Family Help Wanted: turning offers of help into plates of food (and clean dishes) Veteran moms will tell you: if someone offers to help—to hold the baby while you eat, to bring you a pizza, to unload the dishwasher—don’t say no. If you refuse these offers, they have a way of stopping, and that includes when your spouse or...

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Feeding the New Mother What's Cooking?

Updated January 2016 Diana Cassar-Uhl, IBCLC, USA Photo: Dra. I. Andrea Esquivel Salinas   Now that your baby is here, you may be wondering what you can eat … or, more likely, you’re wondering how you’ll ever be able to eat again, especially if you’re home alone with your baby most of the day. You have to pack lots of nutrition into meals and snacks that...

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