Chocolate! Chocolate? Yes Chocolate. Get the scoop on what is best on CTV Ottawa Morning Live!

What’s the deal with chocolate and what are the best options? “Food of the Gods” Benefits: • Highest antioxidant food in the world, 15x blueberries, 20x green tea, 30x red wine • #1 food for your heart • Flavanoids – antioxidants which protect from damage to the arteries, function like a low dose aspirin preventing […]

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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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Getting on Track and Making a Meal Plan for an Awesome Food Week on CTV Ottawa Morning Live!

Meal Plan your Way to Stardom A little planning can go a long away. Don’t overwhelm yourself with too many recipes, pick a few and make larger batches to set you up for a lovely meal everyday. Large Batch Chili Ingredients • 2 pounds ground beef • 1 onion finely diced • 3 cloves of […]

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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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Should I Buy Organic? Find out on CTV Morning Live!

Should I buy Organic? The definition of a pesticide is “any substance used to kill, repel, or control certain forms of plant or animal life”. Pesticides on our food can affect the nervous system, disrupt hormones and cause cancer. It is best to choose organic produce as much as possible! The Environmental Working Group (www.ewg.org) […]

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Increasing Nutrition in Food On CTV Morning Live! How to get the most out of your food!

CTV- Getting the Most out of your Food! You don’t need to break the bank buying every new miracle food or supplement that Dr. Oz recommends! Here’s how to get the most out of the food you’re already eating! 1. Garlic: a. Fights cancer, lowers cholesterol, fights infections b. If you microwave freshly chopped garlic […]

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All about Sprouting on CTV Morning Live!

Grow nutritious superfoods in your very own kitchen! To get a head start on the gardening season, sprouting in your kitchen is like having a mini garden in the house year round. Any nuts, seeds, grains, and beans can actually be sprouted. Check out our segment on sprouting on CTV Morning Live today!   Benefits of […]

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Hiding Nutrients in your Children’s Food on CTV Ottawa Morning Live!

How to Hide Nutrients in Your Kids Food 1.Breakfast Don’t do veggie bread it is better to eat the whole veggie than it is it eat dehydrated veggies in bread. Better options for breakfast: Smoothies – You can put anything in (green veggies, berries, yogurt, etc) – Make sure there is good protein and fat […]

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The Many Health Benefits of Coconut Oil on CTV Morning Live!

Get your daily dose of coconuts folks! Although many have avoided coconut oil because of it’s high saturated fat content, these saturated fats are not like the others. Containing over 50% lauric acid, the MCFA (medium chain fatty acids) are a wonder for your health! Check out our live segment on CTV Morning Live here! […]

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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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