Squash?! What can you do with it? Find out on CTV Morning Live!

Fall is the perfect time to discover squash! It’s the perfect season for them and they hold the fall flavours we love! 1. Butternut Squash: • Is an awesome source of vitamin A needed for good health as it helps with the immune system and vision. Vitamin A is great for skin helping it look […]

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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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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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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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Breast Cancer Action Event – Shake Your Booty Event Recipes!

We had a great time 2 weekends ago at the Danceathon at the Greenboro Community Centre! Here are the recipes we had samples of We handed out some protein and greens samples and had a great time! Below you will find the recipes from the event for our treats. Coconut Flour Brownies (with secret ingredient–zucchini!) […]

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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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Wake up without Coffee? Is it possible? Watch the segment CTV Morning Live to find out!

  Ways to wake up without coffee   Lifestyle § Light, sunshine, UV light o Get as much light as possible first thing in the morning. This shuts off your production of melatonin which signals to your brain it’s wake up time! § Exercise o Get the blood pumping. Even a short walk or some […]

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Meatless Monday Nutritious and Delicious Red Curry

Which was yesterday, we were so busy enjoying eating we didn’t post it, forgive us.

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Butter vs. Margarine

Here’s an article I wrote for the Ottawa Sun on the Butter vs. Margarine debate. The History Butter has been eaten by humans for thousands of years. It wasn’t until the last few decades that it got a bad reputation because of its high cholesterol and saturated fat content. Margarine was originally marketed because it […]

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