In its seventh year, Product of the Year Canada is an award that celebrates innovation and new-in-market products. Products are put before a jury of industry experts and members of the media the ensure they meet the criteria, and then they're evaluated by Canadian consumers in a survey. Here are our favourite family-friendly picks from this year's winners.
Breakfast to-go? No problem. Make both of your kids' breakfasts at the same time with the Hamilton Beach Dual Breakfaster Sandwich Maker. Layer their favourite ingredients, set the timer and be out the door in five minutes. The non-stick surfaces make cleanup easy too (but you can worry about that later).
For those nights when time just isn't on your side, Our Finest Cheddar Cheese & Applewood Smoked Bacon Beef Burgers can be a real help. Made from 100 percent ground beef, this kid-friendly burger is sure to satisfy the whole family.
Bite-sized Tostitos Rolls! Tortilla Chips are perfect for little mouths. Pack them in baggies for quick school snacks or family road trips.
Don't you just hate moisturizers that leave your skin feeling greasy? The lightweight, oil-free and non-comedogenic Gel-Cream formula of Neutrogena Hydro Boost Gel Cream absorbs quickly, so your skin can feel fresh all day long—even if you've been up all night with a little one.
When it comes to food, kids can have major texture issues. But Nordica Smooth Cottage Cheese is smooth, noy lumpy, and it comes in three yummy flavours: vanilla bean, salted caramel and lemon. You might even want to sneak one into your own lunch!
Life with kids can get really messy, but VIM Cream Eucalyptus Scent has micro-particles and degreasing agents to penetrate and lift the dirt your kids track in.
Looking for a healthy snack to pack in everyone's lunch bags? Hemp Heart Bars are packed with 10 grams of plant-based protein and 10 grams of omega fatty acids.
Do you turn to Vasaline to soothe dry or cracked lips? Now Vaseline Lip Therapy offers up soothing moisturization with a non-sticky treatment that comes in a handy tin.
If anyone in your family has celiac disease or is sensitive to gluten, you know how challenging grocery shopping and making school lunches can be. Luckily, High Fibre Multigrain Bread from Promise Gluten Free is a nutritious option for sandwich-lovers.
Ensure your pup grows healthy alongside your kids with Pure Balance Salmon & Pea Grain Free Dog Food. Made with a wide variety of vegetables and real meats—including chicken, lamb, bison and salmon—this dog food is free of artificial flavours and preservatives.
If you suffer from light bladder leakage (and let's face it, a lot of moms do), Uresta can help. This medical-grade plastic device has a tapered tip for easy insertion in the vagina, and once inside, its bell shape supports the urethra muscle to help prevent leaks.
Moms need their polish to last through all the hand-washing that comes with diaper changes, sneezes, spit-up and more. Long-lasting and self-levelling, Sally Hansen Miracle Gel 2X Volume Top Coat will help keep your nails looking fresh for up to 14 days.