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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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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Long Weekend Detox Tips on CTV Ottawa Morning Live

Detoxing after a Long Weekend The best part about detoxing after a long weekend is that your body has already gotten to work for you, processing those extra glasses of alcohol from the weekend. Just because our body is already getting to work detoxifying doesn’t mean we can’t give them an extra helping hand with […]

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No Grain Pancakes, with Fresh Raspberries!

Looking for a grain free options for pancake breakfasts? This is a great option to try! What you will need: 2 overripe bananas 2 eggs Vanilla extract Cinnamon Coconut oil To make: Mash your bananas well! Crack open 2 eggs and whisk well, dash in vanilla extract and some cinnamon and finally one scoop of […]

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Holy Food Prices!? Find out some ways to eat well without busting your piggy bank, on CTV Morning Live!

1. Vegetables a. Root Veggies: • Seasonal this time of year- squash, carrots, etc b. Cabbage: • nutrient dense, low calorie, high in vitamin C and potassium • One of the most potent cancer fighting foods! • Part of the brassica family of vegetables (same as cauliflower) which contain potent phytochemicals • Indole-3-carbinol helps detoxify […]

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Incorporate Detox Smoothies into your life Every single day on CTV Morning Live!

Detox Smoothies! Detoxing is about supporting what your body already does naturally. A detox smoothie is a great way to start the day because it reduces the amount of digestive effort required in order to absorb your vitamins and minerals while assisting your body during the detoxification process. Main aspects of building a detox smoothie […]

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Nutritionist Story: Jen Wright

Jen Wright joined our team this year and has an amazing story as to why and how she became a nutritionist. She specializes in families and children and has a bunch of great recipes, some of which can be found here! Jen’s Story How did I get here? I didn’t graduate from college at 20 […]

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School Lunch Swaps on CTV Ottawa Morning Live

School lunches can be tough when you are trying get your kids to eat a bit better. Here we have some great alternatives to some of the lunch box regulars! Rice Krispie Squares with a twist! Ingredients: Rice Krispie Cereal (approx. 6 cups) 1 Bag of marshmallows 2 Tbsp. of butter or coconut oil 1/3 […]

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Back to School Means Applesauce Time!

Apple Sauce It’s that time of year….all the yummy tastes of fall! Apples, Pumpkin, and Cinnamon are a few of my favourites. I know it’s been a busy week getting the kiddos ready for back to school, new schedules, and at my house hockey most nights. I thought I’d give you a simple recipe to […]

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Easy Protein Packed Chocolate Pudding

Looking for an awesome easy dessert that please adults and children alike? This recipe uses Genuine Health Fermented Vegan Protein powder (Unflavoured) which is said to have the benefits of stregthening the gut and improving digestive health, as well as said to assist in support of the immune system. All of that hidden in a […]

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