Tuesday, August 23, 2011
Friday, August 19, 2011
It is time to start thinking about schedules, school supplies and healthy lunches that will fuel your children and facilitate in their learning.
Flax Oil is full of the sorts of fats that your child needs for a healthy immune system and it nourishes your nerves and your brain. Here is a great way to hide a teaspoon of flax oil into your breakfasts everyday.
|Highwood Crossing Organic Cold Press Flax Oil and Hearty Granola|
Add 1 teaspoon of Highwood Crossing cold pressed flax oil to yogurt and granola to give your children a great start to their day.
|Highwood Crossing Flax Oil and Eco-Planet Gluten Free 7 Grain Instant Hot Cereal|
|Sunny Boy Organic Hot Cereal|
Add 1 teaspoon of Highwood Crossing cold pressed flax oil to your Sunny Boy Organic cereal.
When you have some extra time, blend some softened butter with a couple tablespoons of flax oil and let set in the fridge. Use this to spread onto your Muffins or Pancakes.
Sunny boy has a wide range of pancake mixes including buttermilk.
|Decacer Maple Syrup from Quebec|
Oh Canada Wild Rice Pancake mix from Manitoba is made with whole wheat and wild Rice. This is a great new twist on your traditional pancake and waffle mix.
These quick easy breakfasts are great for everyone not just kids. I hope this gets you and your family off to a great start each day this fall.
Wednesday, August 17, 2011
Healthy Directions Magazine featured an article on the humble oats. These are a powerhouse of nutrition and a great way to add whole grains and fiber to your diet. This great Canadian Magazine featured tips on getting your minimum servings of 3 whole grains a day.
Oatmeal for breakfast:
Eco-Planet 7 Whole Grain Instant Hot Cereal makes morning oatmeal a very easy dish for busy families. The oat in Eco-Planet Instant Hot Cereal are uncontaminated oats that are batch tested for Gluten. This Cereal works well for anyone with wheat and gluten intolerance.
"Cook up a large batch of steel-cut version, which is highest in beta-glucan. Steel Cut oats take much longer to cook but is well worth it for the superior taste, texture, and health benefits," says Janet Bond Brille, Ph.D., R.D., LDN. Beta-glucans are an effective LDL-lowering substance.
Highwood Crossings Steel cut oats are hitting shelves across health food stores and at your local Safeway this month. Or try their traditional "Old Fashioned Rolled Oats". Much superior in texture and quality to regular grocery store instant varieties.
Happy Baking Canada!
The Healthy Directions Magazine article is available here... http://healthydirections.dgtlpub.com/
The August issue is available for download here... http://healthydirections.dgtlpub.com/
Tuesday, August 16, 2011
A big thank you to everyone at XTERRA Canmore!