Healthy Guacamole Dip Recipe

This Healthy Guacamole Dip Recipe is always a hit at gatherings. Avocados are great sources of healthy fats, fiber, and a wide range of nutrients, making this favorite dip a superfood. Serve with chips, or add to sandwiches, wraps and salads.

Healthy Guacamole Recipe / This healthy Mexican avocado dip is easy to make and full of nutrients.

 How to Choose Avocados

Avocados are a great way to add healthy fats to your diet. When using them to make guacamole, it’s best to choose avocados that are very ripe, so you get a creamy and smooth texture.

Look for avocados that have started to turn black, and don’t have a lot of green left. If the area where the stem was attached easily comes off the avocado, that’s a good sign it’s ready.

If you have avocados that are still green, the best way to ripen them quickly is to put them in a paper bag and leave them on the counter for 1-3 days, depending on the beginning ripeness.

Make sure not to be too impatient! The avocado should be soft to the touch prior to opening it up and mashing it for guacamole.

How to Make Healthy Guacamole Dip

 

 

Healthy Guacamole Recipe / This healthy Mexican avocado dip is easy to make and full of nutrients.
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Healthy Guacamole Dip

Avocados are a nutritional powerhouse, so this guacamole dip should be a regular at your gatherings! Serve with organic corn chips, or top sandwiches, wraps or salads with it.

Course Appetizer
Cuisine Mexican
Prep Time 10 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Servings 4

Ingredients

  • 2 avocados ripe
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon lime juice
  • 1/8 teaspoon sea salt or more, to taste
  • 1/8 teaspoon cumin
  • 1/4 cup tomatoes chopped
  • 2 teaspoons cilantro chopped finely
  • jalapenos diced finely, to taste

Instructions

  1. Remove avocado, and place in a bowl.

  2. Add olive oil, lime juice, sea salt and cumin, and mash the avocado until creamy, but some chunks still remain.

  3. Add finely chopped tomatoes, cilantro, and jalapenos. Stir to combine, then taste. Adjust lime juice, jalapenos, and sea salt to taste.

  4. Serve with organic corn chips, or use as a spread for sandwiches or wraps. This also makes a delicious salad topper.

 

Healthy Guacamole Recipe / This healthy Mexican avocado dip is easy to make and full of nutrients.

 

 

 

 

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Healthy Baked Chicken Nuggets

Kids around the world love chicken nuggets. My Healthy Baked Chicken Nuggets satisfy both kids and their moms, since they are coated in healthy whole grain oats, almond meal, and spices. My secret to the most tender and flavorful chicken is marinating the chicken in a mixture of buttermilk and spices.

A plate with chicken nuggets and honey mustard dipping sauce, with cut fruit and vegetables to snack on.

Why Baked, and not Fried?

Not all fried foods are bad for you. However, most food manufacturers do not choose high quality ingredients when putting together foods like chicken nuggets.

If you purchase chicken nuggets at the store, you most likely are buying processed chicken, which may have MSG or other chemical flavor enhancers added, that are then coated in white flour or corn starch, two ingredients that are void in nutrients. These are further fried in inexpensive cooking oils such as soya oil, and sometimes even in trans fats, both of which cause health problems instead of healing them. For more information about which fats to avoid, and which to include more of in your diet, read my article on The Best Sources of Healthy Fats.

My version swaps processed ingredients and replaces them with whole grain oats (ground into a flour), and almond flour. Adding some spices, herbs, and sea salt gives them all the flavor they need, no chemicals required.

How to Make Healthy Baked Chicken Nuggets

 

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Healthy Baked Chicken Nuggets

Children around the world love eating chicken nuggets. Swapping the store bought variety for this healthy homemade version means giving your kids more ingredients their bodies need, instead of filling them with processed ingredients void of nutrients. Serve these with a simple homemade honey mustard dipping sauce.

Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 12 minutes
Total Time 27 minutes
Servings 5 people
Calories 220 kcal

Ingredients

  • 1 pound chicken breasts cut into small pieces
  • 1/2 teaspoon sea salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon thyme
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 cup buttermilk

Coating

  • 1 egg
  • 1/3 cup oats blended into a flour
  • 1/3 cup almond flour
  • 1 tablespoon arrowroot powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon sea salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon thyme
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon mustard powder
  • pinch cayenne

Honey Mustard Dipping Sauce

  • 1/4 cup greek yogurt full fat
  • 1/4 cup dijon mustard
  • 1/4 cup honey

Instructions

  1. Cut chicken into cubes, and then coat evenly with spices. Pour buttermilk over chicken, and place it in the refrigerator for 30 minutes - 1 hour to marinate.

  2. In a small both, beat an egg, and set aside.

  3. In another bowl, add together the rest of the coating ingredients, and mix together well.

  4. When ready to bake, preheat oven to the broil setting on high.

  5. Line a baking sheet. Remove a piece of chicken from the marinade, dip into the egg, and then fully cover in the coating mixture. Place it on the cookie sheet, and repeat until all of the chicken is coated.

  6. Bake for 12-14 minutes, flipping once half way through to ensure a fully crisp coating.

  7. If desired, mix together greek yogurt, honey, and dijon mustard for a healthy dipping sauce. Add a pinch of sea salt, to taste, and stir well.

Recipe Notes

*Arrowroot powder is a more natural starch and is becoming a popular substitute for corn flour or starch, which is almost always a GMO. It is not essential to this recipe's success, but it helps the chicken bake up crispier.

 Nutrition Facts for Healthy Baked Chicken Nuggets

 

 

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Ankita’s Famous Hummus Recipe

My Hummus Recipe is one of the most popular items ordered from Ankita’s. Hummus is a great snack, and is delicious served alongside pita bread or veggies, but also makes a wonderful salad topper or sandwich spread.

Healthy Hummus Recipe / Ankita's hummus is one of her most requested items. Flavorful, creamy, and full of fiber and health-boosting ingredients.

The Health Benefits of Hummus

Hummus is a traditional Middle Eastern dish, but has swept the globe in recent years in growing popularity.

Not only is it delicious, it is full of of health boosting ingredients, making it a popular option for a range of dietary needs.

Chickpeas are a great source of plant based proteins. In addition, pairing chickpeas with sesame seeds or whole grains, such as a whole wheat pita bread, creates a complete protein, meaning all essential amino acids are found in this tasty spread.

The combination of olive oil, garlic and chickpeas give this spread powerful anti-inflammatory properties. Lowering inflammation in the body can reduce the symptoms of many conditions, such as arthritis and auto immune disorders, but also helps prevent diabetes and heart disease.

How to Make Ankita’s Famous Hummus Recipe

Healthy Hummus Recipe / Ankita's hummus is one of her most requested items. Flavorful, creamy, and full of fiber and health-boosting ingredients.
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Ankita's Famous Hummus

This delicious chickpea dip is made around the world in many different flavor combinations. This simple recipe is Ankita's special blend, made extra creamy with the addition of yogurt.

Course Appetizer
Cuisine Middle Eastern
Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour 30 minutes
Total Time 2 hours
Servings 8 1/4 cup servings
Calories 202 kcal

Ingredients

  • 1 cup chickpeas dry
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 2 star anise
  • 1/2 teaspoon sea salt
  • 1/3 cup olive oil
  • 1/3 cup yogurt full fat
  • 1/4 cup sesame seeds toasted
  • 2-3 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1-2 cloves garlic
  • 1/4 teaspoon smoked paprika
  • sea salt to taste
  • olive oil and smoked paprika to garnish

Instructions

  1. Soak chickpeas overnight. The next day (or 8 hours later), drain, rinse, and add to a pot with 2 inches of water above the chickpeas. Add star anise, bay leaves, and sea salt to the pot. Boil the chickpeas on medium low heat for 1 1/2 hours, or long enough for the chickpeas to become tender and creamy.

  2. For best results, allow the chickpeas to sit in the hot water for 30 minutes after removing from heat, prior to draining.

  3. While the chickpeas are still warm, drain and rinse, and add them to a food processor with olive oil, yogurt, sesame seeds, lemon juice and smoked paprika. Use a micro planer to shave garlic (or very finely mince). Blend until very smooth, adding more olive oil or yogurt until desired consistency.

  4. Taste the hummus, and add sea salt or addition lemon to taste.

  5. Serve with a variety of chopped vegetables, whole wheat pita bread, or tortilla chips. Hummus also makes a delicious sandwich spread or salad topper.

Healthy Hummus Recipe / Ankita's hummus is one of her most requested items. Flavorful, creamy, and full of fiber and health-boosting ingredients. 

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The Best Sources of Healthy Fats

The Best Sources of Healthy Fats

When we think of fats, we don’t always think that we need more of these in our diet.  Let’s be clear, there are good fats and bad fats in the foods that we eat each day.  The bad fats are trans fats and saturated fats. These fats are found in packaged foods, palm oil, cake mixes, french fries, instant noodles and various other packaged items.  The good fats are unsaturated and come mainly from natural, whole foods that are really easy to include in our diet.  Increasing your unsaturated fats can reduce your cholesterol levels and reduce your risk of heart diseases.  We get healthy fats from many sources such as proteins like eggs and fish, avocados, nuts, oils, seeds and, even cheese.  Educating yourself in where you can get healthy fats can be a game changer in your diet and give your body much needed nutrients.

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Top Tips for Creating A Healthy Grocery List

Creating a healthy grocery list is paramount to beginning and building sustainable practices for your healthy eating lifestyle. Without a plan in place and a healthy shopping list full of wholesome foods, it will be difficult to ensure that you are ready to always serve nutritious meals.  As a result, we end up resorting to cheap, quick and easy packaged foods that end up leaving us feeling unsatisfied.

Top Tips for Creating a Healthy Grocery List / The best way to ensure you're feeding your family healthy meals is to plan ahead and have healthy foods that are easy to prepare on hand.

Why Should I Care About a Healthy Grocery List?

It sounds great to have a healthy grocery list, but it’s often hard to know where to start.  A healthy grocery list takes a lot of time to write out and hours of thinking to figure out what to write down, right? Wrong.  It doesn’t have to take that much time. If you care about the nutrition you are providing for your family, making a healthy grocery list is manageable and becomes easier each time you do it.  A group of researchers found that using a grocery list is associated with healthier diet and lower BMI among at-risk adults.  Try my top 3 tips below to begin the journey of creating healthier shopping lists.

1. Make Whole Foods the Priority on your Shopping List

The best advice I can offer is to focus on purchasing whole foods rather than packaged foods.  Of course, there will be times packaged items are necessary, but make whole foods a priority, and your grocery list will be healthy and your fridge full of nutritious foods.  

Whole foods are foods that haven’t been processed or refined.  Why should you care about this? Eating whole foods means you are eating food in its natural state.  These foods are full of nutritious elements and are healthier than foods that have been treated, processed and refined using added chemicals and unnecessary salts, fats, and preservatives.   

Whole foods can often be found in our gardens, namely fruits and vegetables, but also think of legumes, nuts, seeds, and grains. 

Healthy Grocery List / The best way to ensure you're feeding your family healthy meals is to plan ahead and have healthy foods that are easy to prepare on hand.

2. Meal Plan Before Writing Your Shopping List

Creating a meal plan is a good way to ensure that your shopping list stays healthy and focused on what you really need, rather than what you might be craving.

Once you have made a plan for your kid’s healthy lunch ideas and breakfast meals, as well as other meals you are cooking, you can start making a list of the ingredients that you will need to put on your shopping list.  One thing that helps me stay focused on buying healthy ingredients is to scan my weekly menu plan and determine what is missing from my pantry or refrigerator.  After doing this, I can determine what I need to put on my shopping list.  If it’s not a healthy item I think about healthy substitutes.  One of the biggest culprits in our lives is sugar but I have found lots of sugar substitutes that are healthier and just as tasty.

3. Foods To Avoid On Your Healthy Shopping List

Usually, if you have to question whether or not something is healthy or not, it probably isn’t!  Here are my 10 food items to avoid buying:

  • energy drinks
  • canned products
  • fruits & vegetables in preserved states
  • candy, sweets, etc..
  • high fructose corn syrup
  • fruit juices with added sugar and artificial flavors
  • soda/soft drinks
  • bagged/boxed convenience meals (frozen dinners, Lunchables for kids, etc…)
  • margarine
  • corn oil

 

As a busy mother, I used to find it really difficult to create healthy grocery lists and stick to them.  It was always much easier to satisfy my kids’ requests for unhealthy food and buy what was easier and cheaper.  I started to realise that the health issues my son had were diet related, and that’s when I started to create healthy meal plans, with his needs in mind. This resulted in healthier and more delicious home cooked meals for the whole family.

If you would like to make a shift for your family and don’t know where to start, join one of my cooking classes and see first-hand how my healthy grocery lists full of whole foods and nutritious ingredients informs my healthy cooking and meal preparation.  

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5 Reasons To Buy Organic Food

Choosing organic food over food that is full of pesticides and additives will help you and your family live a healthier life.  You will be providing your family with healthier alternatives as well as supporting local community initiatives and better farming methods. 

Why Buy Organic Food?

I have always been someone that wanted to purchase the highest quality food products for my family and to ensure that what we are eating comes from healthy farming methods that are free of risky farming techniques.  Knowing that the meat I am feeding my family comes from animals that are not given growth hormones and added antibiotics puts a smile on my face.  Whenever I can, I always look for organic products so that I am making the best nutrition decisions for my family.

Organic farming / organic food

Where I live in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, this is not difficult. Organic farming is still small in Malaysia but is on the rise and this report highlights some of the challenges and opportunities organic farmers are facing.  I am constantly asked why buying organic food is healthier since most people often say they can’t afford it.  My answer is always the same: When given the choice, why wouldn’t you?  Let’s look at 5 reasons why buying organic food is good for your family and your local community.

1. Organic Food Is Usually Fresher

The reason why food that you buy in the grocery store that is not organic can last for such a long time is that it is treated with preservatives.  These preservatives allow it to have a longer shelf life.  This is good for the grocery stores as they keep items on the shelf longer and it’s good for you because you can keep it in your fridge longer, right? Wrong.  Buying organic food means you are buying food that is not full of preservatives, therefore the shelf life is shorter and the food is fresher and ultimately tastier and healthier!

2. Eating Organic Food Often Means Supporting Local Farms

This is not always the case and you should always check where the organic food comes from. Sometimes it’s imported from other countries but if you are buying from your local market, more than likely it comes from a farm in your area.  Supporting local farms that focus on organic produce is a win-win situation.  You support good local farming techniques and local farms benefit from your support.  You also eat healthier in the process!  Research online what organic markets are available in your area and you will be surprised at how many options at good prices you actually have!

3. Buying Organic Food Is Healthier For You

If you buy organic food, you are buying food that is pesticide free. Pesticide exposure causes a range of neurological health effects, so even small does aren’t necessarily “safe.” Young children in developing nations are at risk of pesticide exposure just from living in the vicinity of farms that use them, so supporting organic agriculture means ultimately fewer children at risk. In the case of animal meat, it means the animals haven’t been given growth hormones. Meat and dairy treated with hormones is on of the biggest contributors to early onset menstruation and also is linked to the childhood obesity epidemic.

4. Buying Organic Food Doesn’t Have To Be Expensive

The biggest complaint I hear about buying organic food is that it is too expensive. Firstly, I don’t put a price tag on my family’s health.  Secondly, if you employ a few easy shopping strategies you can keep the costs well within your budget.  Try buying from local farmers markets rather than big chain grocery stores.  In addition, try comparing the prices before making a purchase and make sure you are buying produce in season as this will always mean it’s cheaper than out of season produce.  

5. Buying Organic Food Helps Your Children Live Healthier Lives

If you buy organic food, you are helping your children to live healthier lives. At a young age, children’s bodies are more vulnerable to pesticides and additives and health risks start to become a reality.  It has been shown that children who are exposed at an early age to pesticides have a higher chance of developmental delays, behavioral disorders, autism and motor dysfunction. Buy organic and eat organic when you can and your entire family will benefit!  

organic food / organic food

Buying organic food doesn’t have to be difficult or costly.  The health benefits are huge for choosing organic food and I am so thankful that I make the decision to purchase organic produce and meats for my family when possible.  I enjoy making my son’s school lunches with organic ingredients and always choose organic fruit for our breakfast ideas.  Of course, it isn’t always easy but if you make an effort to think about this option when shopping you will be giving your family better options for clean and wholesome food that is free of additive, preservatives, and pesticides.

How To Make Healthy Meals Using Organic Ingredients

Cooking with the healthiest of ingredients didn’t always come “naturally” to me. I was motivated to learn to cook healthier meals using organic ingredients after having my son, and realizing I needed to provide him with the best food to support his growth and development.  Join one of Ankita’s Home Cooking classes to learn techniques for using organic ingredients to make delicious meals which will help you gain more confidence in preparing healthy meals for your family.

 

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Simple & Fun Healthy School Lunch Ideas

A few simple and fun healthy school lunch ideas will help you get through the busy week! Childhood obesity is on the rise, and most children do not get enough fruits and vegetables in their diets. Use these tips to ensure your child is receiving the nutrition he needs throughout the day!

Why A Healthy School Lunch Is Important

Giving your kids a healthy school lunch is just as important as giving them a healthy start to the day.  Children need to be fueled at school with the right nutrition. Offering packaged food items that are cheap and sugary will cause short spikes in energy, leading to hunger in the afternoon during classes and after-school activities.

Childhood obesity is on the rise, and has become a particular issue in Malaysia.  A recent study claims Malaysia is home to the fattest kids in Asia, with over 30% of 5-15 year olds overweight or obese.  Unfortunately, the school lunch programs in most schools are not helping with the situation, offering meals full of processed carbs and unhealthy cooking oils. In addition, many schools allow children to buy sugary treats, meaning children are choosing to fuel up on empty calories rather than nutritious options.

Until the school systems make serious changes to help promote the health of our children, the best option is to pack lunches at home.

This can be difficult, especially when parents are working.

Here are some ideas for what to stock in your fridge, and how to pack a simple but delicious and fun lunch.

Fill Your Fridge With These Healthy School Lunch Items

Time is always an issue when it comes to preparing our kids’ school lunch items.  The recommendations below are popular with children, but include your child in the decision of which items to stock up on. Children who are included in the meal planning process are more likely to eat the meal, but it also helps set the tone for lifelong healthy eating habits.

FRUITS

Apples, bananas, mandarin oranges, passion fruit, mangoes, grapes, and pineapple. Kids often like the fruit cut up, and including a variety makes the meal colourful.

VEGETABLES

Carrots, cherry tomatoes, snow peas, celery sticks, corn on the cob, or zucchini. Make sure to always include your child’s favourite vegetables. Lunch time isn’t the best time to introduce new or exotic offerings.

DAIRY

Real cheese slices or sticks, natural greek yogurt, and milk.

PROTEIN

Hard-boiled eggs, hummus, tuna or salmon in water, cut up chicken cubes, or lean deli meats that are cut fresh rather than in a plastic sealed package.

GRAINS

Whole grain breads, multi-grain crackers, rice cakes, or biscuits made from whole grains.

DRINKS

Avoid sugary drinks altogether and make sure to always encourage drinking water throughout the day.  Milk is also a good option, but avoid flavoured options that contain large amounts of added sugar.

Healthy School Lunch Ideas Your Kids Will Love

Bento Bowls / Easy School Lunch Ideas

Once your refrigerator is packed with whole, natural foods that are not processed or filled with empty calories, creating some healthy lunches is easier than you’d think!

Hummus Plate

Kids love to dip, so start by including a container of store bought or homemade hummus. There are so many varieties of hummus, you’re sure to find one your child enjoys. Include slices of wholemeal pita bread, chopped carrots and cucumbers, and apple slices for a filling and nutritious lunch. A cheese stick or box of milk rounds out the meal.

Nacho Dip Platter

Start by mashing half an avocado with a few tablespoons of mild salsa. Drizzling lime juice on top before putting a lid on the container will keep the guacamole from browning before lunch. Also add a container of mash black or pinto beans. Include a sliced whole wheat tortilla or baked tortilla chips, cherry tomatoes, carrot sticks, and some mango chunks. If your child loves cheese, add shredded cheese to the beans, or include a cheese stick on the side.

Easy Bento Bowl

Start by using a whole grain (make this easy by preparing extra for dinner). Brown rice is good, but also try quinoa and millet, which are higher in protein. Add some steamed veggies (carrots and broccoli are winners!), and some chunks of chicken. Include a small container of teriyaki sauce for your child to drizzle over the top at lunchtime!

Once you’ve developed 3 healthy lunch ideas you know your child loves, create a weekly shopping list that includes all the items you’ll need, and make these meals on rotation,

How to Start if You’re New to Cooking

I haven’t cooked my whole life, and it didn’t really come “naturally” to me. I was motivated to learn to cook healthier meals using whole ingredients after having my son, and realising I needed to provide him with the best food to support his growth and development.

Join one of Ankita’s Home Cooking classes to learn techniques for making delicious meals with whole food ingredients to help you gain more confidence in preparing healthy meals for your family.Cooking Class for Preparing Healthy Kid's Food

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Healthy Breakfast Ideas for Kids

 

Why is a Healthy Start Important For Kids?

Giving your child a healthy start to the day is very important, and will improve their physical and cognitive development and encourage life-long habits of eating healthy.

Your child is still growing and giving them a healthy portion of carbohydrates and fats will help them sustain energy throughout the day. Protein is really important for muscle growth, and vitamins and minerals support their rapid physical growth and development. 

Nutrition also impacts your child’s learning at school. Research shows how important breakfast is when it comes to daily productivity. A balanced meal in the morning provides energy and strengthens cognitive connections. Understanding what foods are not the best is as important as knowing the right ones.

Foods To Avoid for Kids

Sugary cereals do not make a good kid's breakfast

 

It is sometimes easier to give into your child’s desire for unhealthy food. However, letting your child choose what foods they should have will almost always result in poor choices. Remember that you are shaping your child’s preferences. 

Avoid prepackaged breakfast foods, even though they are easier to prepare in the morning. These foods, like sugary cereal boxes and inexpensive pastries, are high in sugar, salt, and processed grains, meaning empty calories. These are not good options even though they may taste delicious! Other examples of prepackaged, breakfast foods include instant oatmeals, pre-made breakfast drinks and frozen breakfast sandwiches. We certainly need calories to sustain us throughout the day, but empty calories do not give our body the right type of energy and nutrients.

Tips To Help Your Child Develop Healthy Eating Habits

Involve Kids in Meal Planning

Sit down with your child and talk about what foods they like and create a healthy breakfast menu for the week together. This takes the stress off of coming up with healthy alternatives each day and puts a plan in place for you and your child to follow through with.

Cook & Prepare Food Together

Come up with ways that you can make these foods together. If they like foods like frozen egg sandwiches or cereal boxes for breakfast, try finding tasty alternatives like frying an egg and a piece of turkey and putting it between whole wheat bread or using whole ingredients for a cereal like fruits and granola. In fact, cooking at home does not mean it always has to be fresh – make your own breakfast sandwiches in bulk and freeze them. They are guaranteed to be tastier (and more nutritious) than any box you can pick up at the grocery store.

Make it Fun!

Try turning bland and boring looking breakfast items into fun creations. Add colours by using berries to create fun pictures such as smiley faces or shapes. Children love to help with this process!

Easy Breakfast Ideas For Kids

There are lots of easy breakfast ideas for kids that you can start preparing in your home. The best way to ensure your child is eating a healthy breakfast is to ensure that you are mostly using natural, whole ingredients. This means that the food is unprocessed and is not something that can be eaten out of a box or a package. When we talk of whole foods we think of fruits, vegetables, nuts, legumes, etc. Whole foods are foods that are as close to their natural form as possible. Some easy breakfast ideas for kids that you can implement now using whole foods could include:

  • Delicious fruit smoothies with a yoghurt or other dairy base (minus the added sugar)
  • Creamy oatmeal using steel cut or rolled oats and berries on top
  • Yoghurt Sundaes using granola, seeds, and fruits
  • Whole Wheat Blueberry Pancakes (opt for honey as a topping)
  • Egg Frittata with Sauteed Veggies
  • Fruit & Hempseed Muesli

New to Cooking?

Cooking Class for Preparing Healthy Kid's Food

As a new mother, I quickly realized my old habits of grabbing convenience foods and eating on the go wasn’t going to work for my growing family. I identified health issues in my son that I thought were diet related, and started exploring healthier options and cooking with whole foods.

Luckily, shifting our eating habits made all the difference with my son, who is now 6 and in good health.

If you too are wanting to make this shift for your family, and don’t know where to start, join one of my cooking classes. We are featuring a new class all about cooking healthy breakfasts and snack items for kids, starting with whole food ingredients. We know how busy your schedule is as mom, so we’ve tailored this class to providing nutritious meals in as few steps as possible, and preparing snacks that are easy to keep in the freezer to send along with your child to school or grab on the way to a sporting event.

Learn more about Ankita’s Home Cooking classes here.