PCA 2020

Mealtimes

Eating on 17th Avenue

For decades, 17th Avenue SW has been a hot spot, full of lively eateries, fine dining restaurants, and take-out joints along with great coffee houses and cool shops to poke around. There are far too many outstanding eateries to cover in one story, but here are a few spots - old and new - worth seeking out. 

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Picky Eater? Don't Panic!

Variety is the spice of life - unless you’re a toddler demanding dinosaur-shaped chicken nuggets and mac and cheese for every meal. Picky eating isn’t uncommon among youngsters, but that doesn’t make the issue any less frustrating for parents. What are some ways we can make healthy foods more attractive to a selective kiddo?

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Packing a Better Picnic

During our fleeting frost-free months, Calgarians like to take their meals outdoors to eat whenever possible, as evidenced by brimming patios on sunny summer days. But picnics are making a big comeback - instead of jockeying for position on a patio, go find yourself a patch of green, luscious grass. 

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8 New Ways to Provide a Meal for Friends

Each time we added another child to our family, our friends brought meals to our home to help with the transition. Adding a new baby to the family can temporarily turn the house upside down and having the privilege of enjoying a ready-made meal was a huge blessing. Now, when the opportunity presents itself,
 our family loves to pass that blessing on to others. Since casseroles are many people’s go-to dish, providing other meals can be a fun break for the family. Here are some ideas that will get you thinking outside the casserole dish.

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