19 Oct

Baby and You ($50 Loblaws Gift Card Giveaway) – Closed

Have you checked out Loblaws Baby and You Facebook page yet?  If not, go take a peek.  Along with coupons, and giveaways, there is also some great conversation for parents.

Huggies and Loblaw’s have come together this month to bring you and your little one 2 very special recipes right in store.   In Loblaw’s across the country, you and your little one can visit the store on select dates to learn how to make the following meals:

  • Quinoa Pancakes for you
  • Sweet and White Potato Mash for kids

For my Nova Scotia readers, here are the dates and times for the sessions:

LOCATION ADDRESS DATE START
Tantallon 5178 St. Margaret’s Bay Rd. Thurs, Oct 20th 11:00 AM
Portland St. 650 Portland St. Mon, Oct 24th 1:00 PM
Antigonish 26 Market St. Mon, Oct 24th 10:00 AM
Yarmouth 104 Starrs Rd. Mon, Oct 24th 7:00 PM
Barrington St. 1075 Barrington Street Tues, Oct 25th 11:00 AM
Jo Howe 3601 Joseph Howe Drive Tues, Oct 25th 12:00 PM
New Glasgow 394 Westville Road Wed, Oct 26th 10:00 AM
Windsor P. O. Box 2467, 11 Cole Drive Wed, Oct 26th 9:30 AM
Kingston P. O. Box 580 Thurs, Oct 27th 11:00 AM
Bedford 1650 Bedford Highway Thurs, Oct 27th 10:30 AM
Lower Sackville 745 Sackville Dr. Thurs, Oct 27th 2:30 PM
Truro 46 Elm Street Fri, Oct 28th 10:30 AM
New Minas 9064 Commercial Street Wed Oct 26th 11:00 AM
Bridgewater 21 Davison Drive Sun, Oct 30th 1:00 PM

For those of you in other Provinces, check out Loblaws Baby and You page to find out when sessions will be in your city.

If you are unable to make it to a session, here are the recipies:

Sweet and White Potato Mash Ingredients:

  • 1 White potato, peeled and diced
  • 1 sweet potato, peeled and diced
  • 1 clove of garlic, minced
  • 1oz  unsalted butter or olive oil
  • ¼ cup milk – use breast milk or formula
  • 2oz  grated mild Cheddar cheeseMethod

Instructions: Pre-heat your oven to 350° F.  Put the white and sheet potatoes into a saucepan and cover with water. Bring to a boil then cook for around 20 minutes, uncovered, until tender. Drain the potatoes, and then place them in a bowl and mash with garlic, butter and milk. Place in a baking dish and top with the cheese. Bake for around 30 minutes, until nice and brown.

Quinoa Pancakes Ingredients:

  • ½ cup (125ml) PC Organics Quinoa
  • ½ cup (125ml) PC Organics Whole Wheat Flour
  • 2 tsp. (10ml)  Baking Soda
  • 2 PC Blue Menu Omega-3 Eggs – Large
  • 1 cup (250ml) Milk
  • ¼ cup (50ml) Melted butter
  • 2 tbsp. (25ml)  PC 100% Pure Maple Syrup

Instructions: In a small saucepan, bring 1 cup (250ml) of water to a boil.  Add the quinoa. Reduce heat to low, cover and simmer 15 minutes. Remove from Heat and let stand 5 minutes. Fluff with a fork and allow to cool. In a bowl, combine the flour, baking soda, cooled quinoa, eggs, milk, butter, and maple syrup; stir together until smooth. Spray a large nonstick frying pan with cooking spray and heat it to medium-high heat. Cook the pancakes one at a time, using ¼ cup (50ml) of batter for each. Cook 2 minutes or until the surface starts to bubble and the sides turn golden. Turn over and cook two more minutes. Serve with additional maple syrup or with PC Twice the Fruit spreads.

For those of you who attend the sessions, you will receive HUGGIES coupons and a free pair of Tiger ears – just in time for Halloween!

Giveaway:

  • 1 lucky reader is going to receive a $50 Loblaws Gift Card



“Disclosure – I am participating in the HUGGIES® Baby and You program by Mom Central Canada on behalf of Kimberly- Clark Canada. I received compensation as a thank you for my participation. The opinions on this blog are my own.”


58 thoughts on “Baby and You ($50 Loblaws Gift Card Giveaway) – Closed

  1. We’ve been making sweet potatoe’s (mashed) and sprinkled with a bit of demerara sugar for generations! Its great for mom and babe!

  2. I love making pasta. In particular I love a Creamy Garlic Bacon Penne dish that smothers the penne in a rich white sauce with garlic, onions and bacon.

  3. When they were babies my two sons loved steamed frozen corn. Even after blending, it stayed a little chunky but they were enjoying the sweet taste.
    Thanks for the giveaway 🙂

  4. i loved making fruit purees, apples, pears, peaches yummy and they loved it , also making pancakes with rice flour and honey and some yogurt on top GREAT
    staceyx at telus dot net

  5. I love giving my daughter whatever we’re having. She’s into finger foods now so it’s lots of fun! Toast with spread is a favourite. Nothing fancy 🙂

  6. My favourite is pasta! I love any kind of pasta and with Halloween coming, pumpkin soup tastes really good as well!

  7. my favourite baby food is blueberry/peach/pear puree. Cook 1 c blueberries with 1-2 peaches, and 1-2 pears on medium heat 15 minutes. Throw in the blender and puree. Viola, a tasty little snack.

  8. Here is my fave steak recipe ever!

    Ingredients
    1/3 cup soy sauce
    1/2 cup olive oil
    1/3 cup fresh lemon juice
    1/4 cup Worcestershire sauce
    1 1/2 tablespoons garlic powder
    3 tablespoons dried basil
    1 1/2 tablespoons dried parsley flakes
    1 teaspoon ground white pepper
    1/4 teaspoon hot pepper sauce (optional)
    1 teaspoon dried minced garlic (optional)
    Directions
    1.Place the soy sauce, olive oil, lemon juice, Worcestershire sauce, garlic powder, basil, parsley, and pepper in a blender. Add hot pepper sauce and garlic, if desired. Blend on high speed for 30 seconds until thoroughly mixed.
    2.Pour marinade over desired type of meat. Cover, and refrigerate for up to 8 hours. Cook meat as desired

    rebthecatsitter at gmail.com

  9. My little guy is the most PICKIEST eater in the world. It’s so hard to get him to eat anything good. His favourite supper is whole wheat spaghetti with marinara sauce (real parm cheese grated on top).

  10. Quinoa Pancakes sound good. And our favorite at home is shepherds pie

    bluebelle0367(at)hotmail(dot)com

  11. I love making banana pancakes from scratch. They always come out so sweet that we don’t even need syrup for them!

  12. My favourite baby food to make is squash. It’s so easy & one squash makes many servings to freeze for using at a later date.

  13. I’ve been blessed with 2 girls (2 & 5) that will just about anything! My favourite thing to feed them when they were babies (one of their first foods) was grilled eggplant & zucchini. They still love it!

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