Tag Archives: lunch


Chocolate Serves up “Teachable Moment” at School

Chocolate? It’s the Gold Standard in the Mother’s Lunch Bag of Nutrition Tricks
By Pam Dillon

A couple of days ago on Twitter, a prominent Ottawa parenting blogger was talking about the list of banned junk food at a local school. It includes candy, chips, popcorn and chocolate. Not just chocolate bars, chocolate. *Sigh.* Continue reading

Lunch Evolution

By Alan Viau

Making nutritious school lunches the kids will eat is a challenge. The solution involves whatever they can or will eat, as long as it’s healthy. However, what they decide to put into their lunch bags might surprise you! Continue reading

Nutrition Month: Eat Well from 9 to 5

In the middle of your workday afternoon, when your energy starts to wane, do you grab for a quick energy-boosting snack? Maybe you take orders and make a run to the nearest ‘Bucks for frappuccinos, oat bars and pumpkin spice … Continue reading