Mom Stuff

Breakfast Sandwich Maker

Make breakfast faster with this Hamilton Beach Breakfast Sandwich Maker that lets you make two fully assembled breakfast sandwiches in just five minutes. Fits bagels, English muffins and biscuits. Available a Bed Bath & Beyond and walmart.ca. $62.99

Kashi Joi bars

Try the delightfully imaginative flavour combinations in these bars, which are available in two distinct formats. Nut Bars provide a wholesome boost with Raspberry Dark Chocolate Hazelnut, Pistachio Fig & Lemon and Coconut Cranberry Almond flavours, while the Almond Butter Energy Nut Bars offer 9 to 10 grams of protein in flavours such as Dark Chocolate Espresso Nut, Banana Chocolate Nut and Blueberry Maple Pecan. Available at Sobeys, Shoppers Drug Mart and Walmart. $1.99/bar; $21.46/dozen

Stefano Sauce

This line of ready-to-eat tomato sauces from Montreal chef Stefano Faita is free of added sugar, tomato paste, preservatives and gluten so you can enjoy the taste of authentic Italian sauces at home without all the work. Available in assorted flavours at Sobeys. $5.99

Philips XXL Airfryer

Get creative with lunches and dinners with this air fryer that uses little to no oil while preparing meal sized portions. Make meals ahead for simple heat and serve options or serve crispy, flavourful dishes right out of the airfryer in minutes. Available at HBC, Best Buy and Amazon.ca. $399

Nergi berries

These mini kiwis with thin, edible skin offer a sweet, slightly tart taste that are a great, portable snack and delicious addition to a fruit skewer. Available from late August to November, they’re a nice way to switch up your regular berry eating habits offering just 52 calories per 100 grams and 3.6 grams of fiber. Loaded with antioxidants and electrolytes they help refuel after a workout. Available at Loblaws, Zehrs and Sobeys. From $4

SuperHero Elastic Stretch Volumizing Mascara

Transform your lashes without extensions with this new launch from the IT Cosmetics brand. Developed with plastic surgeons, the clinical results show a 500 per cent increase in volume in just one coat. It’s a great way to enjoy a dramatic change in very little time. Available at select Sephora stores. $32

Arm & Hammer Plus OxiClean Odour Blasters Detergent

Back to school means back to smelly gym clothes. This year, eliminate odour at the core with this new detergent that’s specially formulated to attack tough odours rather than just covering them up. The added benefit of OxiClean stain fighters helps lift stains. Available at national retailers. $5.99

Natrel whipped cottage cheese

Say goodbye to the traditional lumpy cottage cheese texture and hello to a smooth dip and spread that includes such delicious flavours as chive and garlic and roasted red peppers. It’s high in protein and low in calories, making it the perfect snack. Available at Loblaws. $3.99

Friend or Faux

Learn more about your friends during five rounds of this hilariously revealing new card game. Points are earned through features such as “Prove It” and “Bullsh!t” cards as a way to get better acquainted face-to-face. Available at Indigo. $24.99

Live Clean foaming hand washes

The light foam of this new line of hand washes creates rich, creamy lather with scents you’ll enjoy all over the house, including White Tea and Cherry, Vanilla Bean and Coconut and Lemon Mint. They are enriched with vitamin E and aloe vera and are all natural. Available at Shoppers Drug Mart and Walmart. $4.99 each

Seventh Generation products

Re-think the way you clean this fall with Seventh Generation’s line of powerful plant-based cleaning products. All ingredients are easily visible on the label so there’re no surprises or secrets. The disinfectants kill 99.9 per cent of household germs without rinsing or wiping. Available at Real Canadian Superstore, Whole Foods and Metro. From $4.99

DYLN Living Water Bottle

Offering easy access to alkaline antioxidant water, which can help maintain the delicate acid-alkaline balance in the body, this reusable bottle is easy to use. Simply  fill it with purified or filtered water, wait 15 to 20 minutes while the VitaBead Diffuser at the bottom of the bottle creates the alkaline water, then enjoy. Available at www.dyln.co. $46 US