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Love you a latte: how to fika for Father’s Day (and other DIY gift ideas!)  

The best moments with dad don’t have to cost the earth: keep it simple and fun with a Father’s Day the whole family can relax and enjoy.

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Cooking school: how to prep your teen for independence this summer

Want to encourage kitchen independence in your tween or teen, but not sure where to start? We're sharing our favourite tips for teaching older kids to…

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Learning

How to cook with your preschooler: we try out Cook By Colours

Got a preschooler who wants to run the show in your kitchen? We share our favourite picture-based cookbooks, and road-test Cook By Colours, a book for…

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Lay it All Out

Lay out the food family-style and let the kids serve themselves.

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Recipes

Cinnamon S-Cookies

Traditional Scandinavian cookies, perfect for fika, the Scandinavian coffee break

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Finnish Cardamom Bread (Pulla)

Classic cardamom-scented Finnish bread—perfect for fika, the Scandinavian coffee break.

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What Better Together is about

Better Together BC is here to help you experience the joys of cooking and eating together—whether in your family or with other groups of people. There are many benefits to eating together, including better nutrition, better school performance, and better social adjustment for everyone involved: kids, youth and adults. We know it's not always easy, but we're all in this together!