Healthy Habits for Warm Weather
Healthy Habits for Warm Weather

Spring has sprung! Or almost, at least! When I think of Spring and Summer time I think of being outside, swimming, enjoying the sunshine and when it comes to food – I think of cooling, delicious, healthy foods that work well for ourselves and our children’s bodies. When we eat foods that are local and... Read more »

Valentine's Snack
Valentine’s Snacktivity Round Up

February….a month of all things red, pink, sweet, and full of love! I like to get my kids involved with making red and pink foods all month long that are tasty, nutritious, and not loaded with sugar! One idea is to add roasted beets, beet powder, red peppers, or fresh/frozen berries to your favourite pancake,... Read more »

Variety of Docinhos
Docinhos – The Brazilian Treat!

Let’s make some docinhos! These delicious small treats are so easy and fun to make. Perfect for any occasion – especially Valentine’s Day! These are a perfect recipe to get the children involved in the kitchen. They can roll the little balls and help decorate them. Now, let the fun begin! Some History Docinhos are... Read more »

Hot Chocolate
Super Simple Hot Chocolate

Making your own hot chocolate is no more difficult than making instant powdered hot chocolate, and this way you can control how much sugar you want to use and types of chocolate.  As a chocolatier, I will always insist on quality chocolate and cocoa powder. Callebaut, Cacao Barry and Valrhona are all easily accessible for... Read more »

Cranberry Almond Bark
Cranberry Almond Bark

Ingredients: Whole almonds – 250g Triple Sec (or vanilla extract) – 15ml Sugar – 20g Dried Cranberries – 200g Dark Chocolate – 500g It is very important to use good quality chocolate; you will impress even those with very discerning taste!  I use Callebaut and it can be easily found at your local big brand... Read more »

healthy christmas treats
Healthy Christmas Treats

Cookies for Santa Clause and carrots for the Reindeer…it’s all about balance! But sometimes, during the holiday season, there can be an imbalance of less nutrient-dense foods and more sugar-packed treats. If you are looking to add a few more healthy snacks to your holiday spread without sacrificing on taste or presentation I’ve got you... Read more »

Bumble Nums Halloween Snack Mix
Bumble Nums Halloween Snack Mix

This sweet and salty snack inspired by our friends The Bumble Nums, is the perfect treat for Halloween! Here’s what you need: Pretzel sticks Mini marshmallows Chocolate chips Candied hulled pumpkin seeds *Ingredients and direction for candied pumpkin seeds below. Candied Pumpkin Seeds Ingredients: 1 cup hulled pumpkin seeds 1.5 Tbsp butter, melted 1 tsp... Read more »

Tic Tac Toe Sandwiches
Tic Tac Toe Sandwiches

Summer might be winding down but the fun doesn’t have to stop here. Even though it’s about that time to start thinking about school lunches again (how did summer go by in such a hurry?!), these Tic Tac Toe Sandwiches are an entertaining way to get creative with lunch. Create any sandwich you want, really,... Read more »

Vegetables Cars
Let’s Make Veggie Cars!

Summertime is for vacations and road trips; a time when families hit the road and experience the world together. What better way to celebrate family vacations than with healthy snacks in the shape of cars? Made with fresh fruits and veggies, these car cuties are super versatile and easy to switch up. Don’t like apples?... Read more »

Children watching Super Simple
Apples & Bananas Energy Bites

Energy bites are not a new phenomena, and in fact they are very fashionable at the moment. So let’s be sheep, and follow the flock – they are good for a reason! There are so many different types and variations that can be made.  For little mouths that may not be keen on eating their... Read more »

Bumble Nums Popsicles
Bumble Nums Inspired Popsicles

With summer in full swing, what better way to cool down and get refreshed than with some super simple popsicles!  These popsicles come together in no time at all, with only a few ingredients. They’re super fun to make and easy for little hands to help out with. Having two versions is super simple since... Read more »

Bumble Nums Banana Split Popsicles
Bumble Nums Banana Splits!

Bumble Nums Banana Spilt with a Twist! These popsicles are easy to make and are a brilliant, tasty dairy free alternative. For the topping we used both normal chocolate and a dairy free version, which can satisfy any child, even one with dairy allergies! Having a child with allergies can be difficult when in a... Read more »

Moose and Goose Banana Pops
Have You Ever Seen a Goose Riding a Moose?

…Down by the Bay! Inspired by the release of the third edition of Down by the Bay on Super Simple Songs, we’ve created Moose and Goose banana pops to enjoy with your little ones. There are two flavours to choose from: Frozen Yogurt Goose Pops, or Milk Chocolate Moose Pops!  We think these frozen treats... Read more »

Noodle Apple Cookies
Noodle Apple “Cookie” Slices

Did you know today is National Peanut Butter Day? To celebrate this auspicious occasion, we’re making the healthiest “cookies” in town! All you need are apple slices, a good slather of peanut butter, and some fresh fruit. Before you know it, you’ll have a fun snack in the shape of Noodle, from Super Simple Songs’... Read more »