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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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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Superfoods you might be Throwing Out on CTV Ottawa Morning Live!

Superfoods you didn’t know you were throwing away! Look through this list and check out our bone broth recipe to amp up your nutrition today. Some of these foods could be in your kitchen RIGHT NOW! 1. Pineapple core a. Great source of Bromelain, a digestive enzyme b. Aids in digestion, especially of protein c. […]

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What else can you drink besides Juice and Pop this Summer? We talked it out on CTV Morning Live!

We discussed some super drink awesome alternatives on CTV Morning Live. Some of our favourites are Culture Kombucha and Urban Juice Press. Both are locally made in Ottawa. Milkshake Delight -1/2 banana -1/2 cup strawberries (In season!) -1 cup unsweetened chocolate almond milk or vanilla or other milk alternative (coconut, hemp) -1/4 cup cocoa or […]

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Feeling tiny bit sniffly? This super easy Coconut Soup will help clear out Sinuses and it’s super tasty!

This soup is a health booster and also so easy prepare. So even if you are feeling a little under the weather it’s not too labour intensive. Coconut milk great for fighting colds and the pepper is great for cleaning out nasal passages. Within the medium-chain fatty-acids in coconut milk you will find lauric acid […]

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To stick or not to stick? Nonstick Pans vs Stainless Steel

Our clients often ask about cookware. Nonstick pans are supposed to help with the clean up of cooking our food saving time, but there are other options. We try to always use stainless steel pans and add a little coconut oil to them or some water works well too. Nonstick chemicals that are used in […]

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Food Rich in B Vitamins can help you with winter stresses. Try some of these ideas today!

B Vitamins are needed for proper brain function and can help regulate mood! The B’s are also great for healthy skin, nails and hair! In our recent Huffington Post article you will find some foods that you should include in your diet to get a wide range of benefits. Our recent article for the Huffington […]

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On the Last and 12th day of Christmas we have some non-alcoholic drink alternatives!

Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays! We want you all to be careful, safe and healthy this holiday season. Below you will find some non-alcoholic drink alternatives if you feel like something a little different! Option 1 RASPBERRY “BEETINI” Fresh beet juice and tart raspberries give this energizing smoothie not only a beautiful violet-red colour, but […]

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Sports Nutrition Interview: “If it Fits your Macros” Diet. Is it healthy?

All about IIFYM We were happy to have Carleton Journalism students come by our office last month to learn more about the “If it Fits your Macros” or IIFYM diet. They were covering the story of a female body builder and her training and diet methods in preparation for competition. Our Family and Sports Nutritionist, Natasha […]

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