Feeding our Fine Feathered Friends

This is a great activity for kids during these never-ending days of winter. This post first appeared on the HomeFamily blog in January, 2012. By Nancy Schneider, Professional Home Economist …

Mindful Eating

Professional Home Economist and Registered Dietitian, Lindsey Mazur was interviewed for Canadian Living’s article on Improve your eating habits through mindful eating. What is mindful eating? She says it “is about …

Emmie Oddie’s Obituary

Emmie Oddie (Ducie) C.M., S.O.M. died 6 July 2013 in Regina at the age of 97 years. Predeceased by her parents Emma Jane Ducie (Roberts) and Harry Ducie, her husband …

Sleepless in Manitoba

By Lavonne Kroeker, PHEc Recently, Manitoba Agriculture, Food and Rural Initiatives, Manitoba Farm and Rural Support Services and Canadian Health and Safety in Agriculture held a series of workshops on …

Allow Your Children To Be Themselves

By Josh Lockhart, MC (Candidate), PHEc I think if we could let our children and youth frolic in the fields throughout their upbringing, we would see child and youth mental …

The New Vegetarianism

by Erin MacGregor, P.H.Ec., RD Canadians are embracing vegetarian restaurants, buying meat-free cookbooks and consuming an increasing number of vegetable-centric meals at home. It appears that Meatless Mondays are official. Much of this …

Teaching Kids about Eating Gluten-Free

The authors of 125 Best Gluten-Free Recipes,Donna Washburn and Heather Butt offer some wonderful suggestions for teaching kids about eating gluten-free: It is important that young people who suffer from celiac disease feel part …