5 Holiday Leftover Air Fry Recipes

A few months ago we decided to get an air fryer.  There was so much buzz about the Air Fryer over the last few years, that we decided to give it a try.  While I really did not want or NEED another appliance in the…

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Lessons from the great depression

Use it Up, Wear it Out, Make it Do, or Do Without

Lessons that were learnt from the 1929-1933 Great Depression in Canada were instilled in many of us who are Baby Boomers and Generation X’ers, as children. Those same lessons have been gradually lost over the last 30 years.  We now live in a very “disposable…

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picky

Ask an Expert – Help For Your Picky Eater

Today’s expert is Jennifer House. She is a Registered Dietitian & mom of three from Calgary, Alberta. She owns First Step Nutrition and helps moms ensure their kids get the right nutrients so that they can stop worrying their child is going to be hangry…

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meal

Edmonton’s Meal Prep/Pre-made Meals 2022

It doesn’t matter if you have a newborn at home, or teenagers, there are days that mama’s just don’t want to make dinner. Or decide what to make to make for dinner for what feels like the millionth day in a row. Want someone to…

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giving tuesday

Giving Tuesdays – Good Food For Good

Giving Tuesday was created in 2012 as a simple idea: a day that encourages people to do good. Giving Tuesday was born and incubated at the 92nd Street Y and its Belfer Center for Innovation & Social Impact in New York City. Giving Tuesday is…

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Inspired Go

Inspired Go – Healthy Eating, Made Easy

**Disclaimer – This article was in written in partnership with Inspired Go. However, any opinions expressed are my own.** From now until November 27, 2021, you can use discount code MODERNMAMA at checkout for a discount on your next order As a first time mom…

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Field to Fork Challenge

BC Youth Needed in Field To Fork Challenge

Chamomile honey ice cream, BC salmon ginger cakes, maple-thyme roast chicken …do I have your attention?  These are just a few of the amazing recipes that kids won with, in last years Field to Fork Challenge. If you have not heard of the Field to…

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How to beat the summer heat

How to Beat The Summer Heat

With the summer upon us, we can expect to have some hot days ahead. Unfortunately, we are not blessed with central air in our home so we have to make due with other ways to beat the heat. Sometimes its too busy or hot to…

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Raising Healthy Eaters

Raising Healthy Eaters Part 3 – Keeping it Real for the Real World

If you have been following past articles/my social media accounts, you will know that I recently started working with Joanna from Rejoice Nutrition & Wellness. Well, I have been extremely lucky to have Joanna contributing some articles over the next few months. The first of our series…

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Fresh Salsa

Fresh Fruit Salsa Recipe

In honor of Cinco De Mayo, we like to prepare a large bowl of fresh salsa (Pico de Gallo).  In our house we are big fans of fresh salsa over cooked salsa. There is nothing like the taste of all those amazing flavors together! One…

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