Anita Mirchandani

Registered Dietitian, Certified Fitness Professional

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Recipe: Banana Oat Flour Muffins

Recipe: Banana Oat Flour Muffins
  What is Oat Flour? It’s basically oats ground into a powder form. It’s an excellent wheat free alternative and a more nutritious option.  If gluten-free is required, you can purchase gluten free oats. Alternatively, Bob’s Red Mill offers both options. Here’s the recipe!         Ingredients [...]

Recipe: Chicken Noodle Soup

Recipe: Chicken Noodle Soup
Even though it’s melting outside and all you want is ice cold hydration — I’ve noticed that many people are more susceptible to colds, coughs and increased phlegm.  I think it’s primarily due to the drastic change of your body temperature between indoors and outdoors.  You’re freezing inside, hiding under sweate [...]

Recipe: Carrot Raisin Muffins

Recipe: Carrot Raisin Muffins
I’m always thinking of ways to incorporate vegetables into baked products so that my son will eat them willingly. To be honest, he’s a pretty good eater when it comes to vegetables, however, the more the better.  The first thing I do is look in my pantry and fridge to see what I have because I look to come up with recipes based o [...]

Toddler Friendly Soup Recipe

Toddler Friendly Soup Recipe
For some mothers, getting your child to eat vegetables is a challenge.  When my son was eating pureed foods, making a mixed vegetable soup was my go-to on many occasions. Now, as my son enters pure toddlerhood, creativity is required. However, I decided to delve into my soup basics and create a minestrone soup from scratch. Thought I’d [...]

Why Does My Baby Gag While Eating?

You know the feeling when you’ve eaten something and it doesn’t feel right as it travels downward? The body will trigger your gag reflex intuitively. If you think about it, the gag reflex could prevent you from choking, so it’s a good thing. Most adults have the ability to vocalise this. But for young kids — especially babies — it’s a lot h [...]

Essentials for Urban Moms : Part Two

Essentials for Urban Moms : Part Two
Almost a year ago, I wrote a post via the blog on essentials for urban moms. As I was becoming a new mom myself, I found that while living in an urban space like NYC, there were many factors involved. We need convenient, space-saving, easy to use and adaptable options. Many of my suggestions were for newborns. With my son well into infancy, I [...]

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