Hot Cocoa, warming us up!

Hemp Heart Hot Chocolate For any upcoming snow days: After a fun few hours sledding and fort building this warm drink is the perfect choice and you don’t have to feel too bad about kids having it. OR You!! Ingredients: 3 cups of coconut milk 2 tbsp of raw cacao powder 2 tbsp maple syrup […]

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2017 Food Trends on CTV Ottawa Morning Live!

Find out what is in and what is out for 2017 on CTV this AM. Catch the Segment here! Add these items to your grocery list for 2017 and keep them in all year round. Eating well is a habit so try making one of these upgrades on your next cooking adventure. 1. Beet Greens […]

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Grain Free Cinnamon Rolls to make your house smell AMAZING!

Grain Free Cinnamon Buns make eating grain free super enjoyable. When you cut out grains it can be difficult to find the baking flours that work for you, but I assure you, this will work for your tastebuds! PART 1 Cinnamon Bun Dough Wet: -1/4 cup coconut oil, melted -2 eggs -1 tbsp honey or […]

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Naughty or Nice Recipes to get you Ready for Christmas on CTV Ottawa Morning Live

Christmas Naughty or Nice Christmas Recipes Eggnog Ingredients 1 can coconut milk, at room temperature, organic is best You can get this at Natural Food Pantry 1/2 cup unsweetened Vanilla almond milk 2 eggs (use organic free run) 1 tsp. alcohol-free vanilla if you can find it 1 to 2 packets Stevia or 2 tsps […]

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Good Mood Foods on CTV Morning Live. Beat the Blahs with these tips!

Good Mood Food! With the days getting shorter and the evenings getting darker it is important that we do what we can to avoid SAD or Seasonal Affective Disorder. SAD is a depression associated with the lack of sun light that occurs in the autumn and winter. There are different degrees of this but it […]

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Chocolate and Oatmeal for Breakfast!

Chocolate Oatmeal Are you looking for a fun, hearty, nutritionally yummy breakfast? I have a protein packed, kid friendly breakfast for you. Chocolate oatmeal! What a great way to start your day. Ingredients: (single serving size) 1/3 cup of organic quick oats 2/3 cup of water A pinch of Himalayan salt 1 tsp. of cacao […]

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Gluten Free Snack Ideas that are School Friendly and Kid Approved!

Lunch Time Ideas We had a request for lunch ideas from a blog reader for snack ideas for kids! Family Nutritionist, Jen Wright delivered the following ideas. These recipes are gluten free. So here is a few ideas to get you started. We all know the snacks are the first thing eaten so let’s try […]

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Thanksgiving with a Nutritious Twist on CTV Morning Live!

Thanksgiving Upgraded! Thanksgiving is a good time to reconnect with our friends, family and everyone we love. The traditional foods at Thanksgiving can leave us feeling heavy. Here are some ideas to lighten up dinner and make it easier for all of us to enjoy the time together without collapsing into a coma afterwards. 1. […]

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Awesome Autumn Ideas: Pumpkin Blondies and Pumpkin Brownies for Dessert!

If you love pumpkin but don’t know what to do with it, try adding it to baked goods. Pumpkins are anti-inflammatory and tasty, as well as hold zinc content which is great for immunity! Fall Pumpkin Brownies: 2/3 cup Cocoa Powder 1 cup Cassava Flour 1/2 tsp Baking Soda 1 cup Coconut Sugar 2 Eggs […]

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Turnips? Give them a chance. This root vegetable is great roasted, mashed or scalloped!

Looking for an easy and simple side? Turnips have B vitamins that are great for our skin as well as oxidative stress AND have immune boosting Vitamin C!! This veggie is a great potato replacement! Mashed Turnips Ingredients • 2 to 3 cups of chopped turnips (about 5 to 6 medium) peeled and diced • […]

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