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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Adaptogens! What in the world are they?

We are proponents of supporting our body using healthy whole foods. Another way to boost our body’s ability to remain healthy, reduce stress and support good energy is through the use of plant compounds called adaptogens. Adaptogens help balance, restore and protect the body! • An adaptogen isn’t something new that was just cooked up […]

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Cloud Bread? Maybe not…BUT we have many awesome Grain-Free options for you to get baking!

Grain free breads are a great way to try a different type of bread.We discussed cloud bread and all the other options there are that are grain free and super tasty! Almond Bread This bread is on the healthy fat side but is delightful. Add a little cinnamon to really make it delightful. Ingredients 2 […]

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Snow Day Sweet Potato Soup! Your shovelling fuel for the day.

Sweet Potato Soup This soup is my favourite soup on a cold, snowy day! It’s filling enough to eat as a meal with a salad, or can be used as a starter! Ingredients 1 large potato 2 sweet potatoes – all peeled and cubed. (can skip the peeling and wash and chop) 4-5 slices of […]

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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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How to ease the some of the Pregnancy Discomforts on CTV Ottawa Morning LIVE!

Top 4 Natural Remedies & Power Nutrients for Pregnancy 1. Morning Sickness Morning sickness during pregnancy is caused by hormonal changes, vitamin deficiency, low blood sugar, strong smells, foul odors, lack of exercise, fatigue, stress, constipation, anxiety and worry about pregnancy. Supplements: B Vitamins, especially Vitamin B-6, taken as 25 mg every 8 hours, has […]

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Eating your Way to Radiant Skin on CTV Morning Live!

Tips for Food for Healthy Radiant Skin and looking good from the inside out! Consume: WATER, Vitamin C, Vitamin A, Vitamin E, Vitamin B 1. Water::Cannot stress enough how important it is to drink this! If you “hate” water you can add fruit to it, organic lemon, limes, berries or cucumber for a refreshing twist. […]

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Feeling the Funk from Seasonal Allergies? Find out the foods on CTV Ottawa Morning Live to help you feel better and ease symptoms!

What is an allergy? An allergy is an inappropriate response by the body’s immune system to a substance that is not normally harmful. Allergic responses are nasal congestion, coughing, wheezing, itching, shortness of breath, headache, fatigue, hives and skin rashes. Common allergens= pollen, dust, mold, metals, cosmetics, lanolin, dust mites, animal hair, insect venom, some […]

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Wondering how to beat the winter blahs? Find out on CTV Morning Live!

Beating the Winter Blues This -36 Degree weather is a bit much, right?! Learn simple techniques to boost your mood in these chilly winter months through proper food choices and lifestyle habits! This morning on CTV we discussed: 1) Good Mood Foods/Bad Mood Foods – Whole foods will make you happy vs. processed foods are […]

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