Emily’s youngest has had her first fever! Which can always be nerve wracking, especially for first time moms. Janet and Emily discuss watching your child’s behaviours, medicine, hydration and other signs to watch for if your child does have a fever. Janet also revisits what she used to do in the past for her children.
First Segment: Trending Topics
6:35 – 28:37
On this week’s episode, Janet and Emily are challenging you to eat more vegetables! As a society we are not eating enough vegetables, and it can be hard to get them all in. Vegetables increase your immunity, increase your energy, fuel gut bacteria, and improve your mental health. Veggies are delicious and there’s so much variety to choose from. Janet and Emily also discuss different ways to get vegetables in, ways to hide them in your children’s meals, and different ways to prepare your vegetables! Are you eating enough vegetables? Will you accept the challenge to eat more?
Second Segment: Questions from Listeners
21:19 – 28:35
Trish asks, “Hey ladies – I’ve just introduced protein powder into my routine. I know nothing about them except for the benefits – Do you ladies have a preference to whey or vegan? What’s your favourite powder?
Lisa asks, “Hey Janet and Emily – I work a desk job and I’m really bad for snacking. If I can’t fix my snacking problem, do you have any healthy snacks you could recommend? Thank you!”
What’s For Dinner
Janet made a delicious, flavourful soup with this brisket recipe below. Make sure to save the broth and your extra cabbage!
Beef Brisket with Red Cabbage
Combine the spices in a small jar and use to season meats such as brisket, pot roast, ground beef, or steak. This makes enough for two to four uses, depending on the portion size you are preparing. You can double the recipe so you always have some of this tasty rub on hand.