Eating for Energy on CTV Ottawa Morning Live

Days are starting to get shorter and mornings cooler, yes winter is upon us folks. As the days get darker we often find ourselves reaching for a few extra cups of coffee throughout the day just to keep us moving. Then even with that extra cup of coffee we still feel ourselves hitting that 3 […]

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Food Combinations that you Should Avoid On CTV Ottawa Morning Live!

Are you having digestive issue and issues losing weight? You might be combining the incorrect foods without knowing. Here is the scoop: 1. Burgers and Soda: This is one of people’s favourite combos. The sugar in the beverage can cause you to crave more salty and unhealthy high fat foods, not to mention sugary foods. […]

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Prebiotics and Probiotics- What’s the Difference? On CTV Ottawa Morning Live!

Prebiotics are non-digestible fiber that helps to sustain and support the life of other microorganisms, such as Probiotics.   A probiotic is a microorganism that essentially assists the body in processing food in the intestine, by assisting in the absorption of vitamins and minerals.  The job of the probiotic is essentially to keep things moving and […]

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Fridge or Counter Rules for Storing food On CTV Ottawa Morning Live

Does it need to go in the fridge? Are you taking up precious fridge space with foods that would actually last longer and taste better outside of the fridge or maybe you are leading your foods to an early demise by leaving them on the counter? The following foods might surprise when you find out […]

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St. Patrick’s Day Recipes full of Greens on CTV Ottawa Morning Live!

This St. Patrick’s day boost your family’s meals with these healthy and fun food ideas. Normally St. Patrick’s day conjures ideas of seas of green beer, fried foods and being over indulgent but it doesn’t need to be. Yes, it is possible incorporate green into breakfast, lunch and dinner without using loads of dyes and […]

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Poop 101 on CTV Morning Live!

Sometimes things are not moving and sometimes they are moving too quickly! Let’s talk about poop and what to do in both scenarios to get you back to feeling your best. Catch the Segment here! Recipes: Chia Pudding (Get things moving) Ingredients 1/2 cup Unsweetened Vanilla Almond Milk OR Coconut milk 2 tbsps of chia […]

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Super Duper Super Bowl Appetizers on CTV Morning Live!

You can truly still enjoy the Super Bowl with all of these delicious and healthier alternatives to appetizers! 1. Black Bean Dip Ingredients: • 2 cans (14-15 oz) black beans, rinsed well • ½ cup yellow onion, chopped • 1/3 cup cilantro, chopped • 1 clove garlic, minced • ½ jalapeno, seeds removed and diced […]

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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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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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