The Naturmend Blog

Great Tips for Healthy Living

Meet Mr. Zucchini Head (Grain-Free Recipe included!)

Funny Food - who knew Mr. Zucchini head was grain free?  Ingredients: zucchini slices from a massive zucchini approximately 3/4 inch thick Spolumbo sausage - chicken cranberry (I find this has less spice and so more kid friendly) Sweet potato Onion, any type Blueberries Here’s how... Continue Reading

Diversity and Play in Childhood Sport

Is your son or daughter a budding soccer/hockey/baseball/tennis (insert sport name here) star at the tender age of 5?  Have you enrolled him or her in a series of year long training camps hoping to set them up for a career in high level sports?  Is the need to make sure that the child has... Continue Reading

recipe: summertime popsicle

It's summertime, school’s out and Calgary didn’t flood - lots of reasons to celebrate. These two recipes are a great alternative to unhealthy sweets. They contain no added sugars, only pure fruit. If you have kids or a bit of a sweet tooth yourself, try these very healthy popsicle recipes for... Continue Reading

how to manage a Christmas birthday

Having a birthday on a holiday can be tough, but if you get creative there are ways to keep both celebrations separate and special. The hard thing about Christmas birthdays is that they pretty much start a month before hand, so trying to squeeze it in before Christmas doesn’t always work out the... Continue Reading

tricks for healthy treats

Halloween is quickly approaching! The time has come to bustle about and pick out costumes ( if your a last minute shopper like we are) and prepare for the night of childhood indulgence and sugary goodness. If your a mother, you're also prepping yourself for the long night, sugar crash, and candy... Continue Reading