Oct 30 2014

How Halloween Can Boost Your Child's Relationship With Food

Instead of stressing about the candy overload, use it as a teaching tool for healthy and balanced eating

by: Sarah Remmer, RD

As much as you feel the need to play "treat police" this Halloween, try not to. It's no fun for you as parents, and it takes the joy out of Halloween for your kids. Instead, take advantage of this holiday by using it as a teaching tool for healthy and balanced eating habits—an excuse to actually improve your child's long-term relationship with food. 

Oct 7 2014

How Do I Safely Thaw A Turkey?

Learn how to safely thaw your holiday turkey

by: Sarah Remmer, RD

It's almost turkey time! If you're anything like me, you LOVE turkey dinner, but you get a bit squeamish at the thought of handling raw poultry. When it comes to thawing your turkey, you want to pay close attention to food safety in order to avoid cross-contamination and bacteria growth.

Oct 3 2014

7 Foods Dietitians Won't Feed Their Kids

Processed foods that most nutrition experts won't feed their kids, and what to offer instead

by: Sarah Remmer, RD

I'm not one to deny my kids a tasty treat, and I certainly don't make any food "forbidden," but there are some convenience foods that I don't buy for my kids, mostly because the ingredients list is a mile long, full of sugar, artificial flavours and colours, preservatives, fillers, and other chemicals. When it comes to feeding my kids, my number one priority is that they eat real food, not food-like items (most of the time).

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Sarah likes to refer to herself as the "Non-Diet Dietitian." Her mission is to inspire people to enjoy food in an intuitive and non-restrictive way, while respecting their health at the same time. Sarah is a Registered Dietitian/Nutritionist, writer and appears regularly in local and national media.

She's also a mother, a wife and a lover of chocolate, red wine, coffee and pretty much all foods. She aspires to become remotely as amazing a cook as her Mom is and to one day find that "sweet spot" balance between being a great Mom/wife and running a successful part-time business (she's a dreamer too!).

She enjoys practicing yoga, jogging and playing hide-and-seek with her toddler. 

 
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