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Green Smoothies http://www.transformationswellness.net/recipes/greensmoothies.asp The easiest and fastest way to pack a lot of extra nutrition into your diet, boost your immune system, and even to lose weight! BENEFITS OF GREEN SMOOTHIES: increased energy • full of disease fighting antioxidants • easy to digest and absorb the nutrients • more fiber for improved digestion and natural weight loss • improved skin complexion • perfect fast food. Green smoothies make it easy to meet your daily needs of
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THE OKANAGAN’S PREMIER CHILDCARE AGENCY Nannysitters Placement Agency specializes in connecting families in Kelowna and the Okanagan with fabulous fully-screened, local nannies to fulfill their childcare needs. We offer professional childcare in the comfort of your own home, resort or hotel room. Whether you need anoccasional babysitter, a temporary nanny or a full-time nanny, a nannysitter will provide your little ones with the best possible care in your absence. The Nannysitters Story   Nannysitters was created to fill a
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Good Day, The North Okanagan Optimist Club is presenting Unplug and Play Week in partnership with the North Okanagan Early Childhood Development Coalition. They are creating a project to bring awareness to the effects an inactive lifestyle is having on our children.   “Unplug & Play Week” will be April 27th– May 4th, 2013. It will be an opportunity for you to showcase your club or organization to hundreds of participants. The goal is to expose
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Creamy Almond Kale Smoothie This smoothie recipe makes a great after school snack for your children. Serve it with carrot sticks and apple slices. Start with one pear and if you need the smoothie a little sweeter, add part or all of the second pear. If you are following our Elimination Diet you can use this smoothie duringPhase 3. 2 cups raw almond milk 1/2 bunch kale 1 to 2 pears, cored and chopped Place all of
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Nourishing the New Mom I have a special place in my heart for this phase of life. This is where it all begins, in utero, and then during those first precious days and weeks spent nursing while gazing into your little miracle. Making milk is truly amazing. I remember the first sensations of my milk coming in with my firstborn, and then the gulping, eyes rolling back…”punch drunk on mommy’s milk” Tom would say. I
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Quick Quinoa Breakfast with Warm Cinnamon Apples   Try making a double batch of the apples (use a larger pan) and save some in the fridge for the next few breakfasts. You can also add fresh or frozen cranberries to the apples or dried fruit such as raisins or currants. Try using other fruit in place of the apples such as fresh or frozen peaches or plums. We make large pots of quinoa but you
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Rice Breakfast Porridge After all of my babies have been born I have craved rice porridge for breakfast and sometimes even as a bedtime snack. It is easy to digest and easy on baby’s newly functioning digestive system. Rice porridge can be made out of any brown rice but our favorite is Brown Jasmine Rice. You can try sweet brown rice, short grain, or even black rice if you desire. I like to top my bowl with
Breakfast, Inflammation, Nutrition, Parent Resources, Recipes
We have a newborn baby in the house now and that means that our meals have changed a little. A few weeks ago our sweet new baby girl, Camille Rose Malterre, arrived peacefully in our home by candlelight…..a successful VBAC at home! Our children were all there to witness her birth, though we couldn’t really wake our 3-year old twin boys to be fully present. I put myself on a mildly restrictive breastfeeding elimination diet
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Many of of grew up on cold breakfast cereal with cow’s milk. I did a little research and learned how this tradition began, because you see, humans have only recently begun to rely on these processed foods. Our ancestors always consumed real whole foods. Cold breakfast cereals started to become popular in the late 1800’s, when Keith Kellogg discovered a pot of wheat that had been overcooked and then dried into separate flakes. He soon
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Gingerbread Muffins   These moist and slightly sweet muffins would be perfect to serve on Christmas morning or for a holiday family brunch. Serve them with chai tea, spice tea, or hot mulled cider as an afternoon snack. They are also good served with a dollop of creamy almond butter.   Dry Ingredients:1 1/2 cups teff flour1/4 cup tapioca flour or arrowroot2 teaspoon baking powder1/2 teaspoon baking soda1/2 teaspoon sea salt2 teaspoons cinnamon1 to 2
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