Food to Protect you from the Sun’s Rays on CTV MORNING LIVE!

We can get protection from the sun with the use of sunscreen, but it is also worthwhile to eat foods that offer natural sun protection. Chocolate Avocado Ice Cream Ingredients • 1 can full fat coconut milk (has to be full fat, not low fat!) • 1 ripe avocado • ¼ cup raw cacao powder […]

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Totally Rad, Radish, Watermelon, Mint & Feta Salad

We are all about summer salads using a range of colours and flavours. This salad uses soft watermelon and crunchy radish for a great flavourful blend! Radish, Watermelon, Mint and Feta Salad Ingredients: • 4 cups (3-4 pounds) of watermelon, cut in about 1 inch cubes • 15 red radishes, thinly sliced or chopped coarsely […]

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City of Om Show and mini muffins recipes make for a great weekend!

Yesterday at City OM we served up knowledge on nutrition and some muffins! Sometimes we just want some sweets, but that doesn’t mean you have to load your snacks up with white processed sugars and flours. Here are a couple treats that will not only satisfy that sweet tooth but they also pack an antioxidant […]

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Staying Hydrated for Ottawa Race weekend and beyond on CTV Morning Live!

Proper hydration and drinking water is important for proper digestion and healthy skin but it is also essential to sports performance. Dehydration is a real threat to your performance on race day as little as 2% dehydration can affect your athletic performance by 10-15%. That means it can affect you setting a new record for […]

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Thick Lovely Chocolate Brownie Goodness!

Try this easy recipe out any time for a lovely little treat made for you, or the ones you LOVE! Brownie Goodness!!! 1/2 cup coconut flour or 3/4 almond flour 3/4 cup raw cocoa powder 1/2 cup coconut oil melted We love Silkeny Organics! 3 eggs, at room temperature ( You MUST use real eggs […]

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Live the Smart Way Show Recipes!

Check out our live the Smart Way Show Recipes! Crunchy Cinnamon and Maple Roasted Chick Peas These are so delicious! All of my kids were not so patiently waiting for them to come out of the oven. (And my oldest hates chick peas) More than one of them came into the kitchen saying, “what smells […]

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Pasta Pasta Pasta and Alternatives that are JUST LIKE PASTA!

Pasta Alternatives Pasta is delicious comfort food, but it’s no mystery that it is not your friend when it comes to weight loss! Obviously, white pasta is out, but unfortunately whole grain or gluten free varieties aren’t much better! A serving of regular, whole grain or gluten free pasta can have 70g of carbs! Definitely […]

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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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Powered up Protein Bars! Easy to make and easy to love.

The protein bars are awesome, tasty and easy to make! Powered up Protein Bars! Ingredients 2 cups (160 g) oats 1/2 cup (40 g) vanilla or chocolate protein powder from Genuine Health (We used Vanilla Chocolate Fermented) 2 Tbsp (14 g) ground golden flax (Grounded flax seeds make the nutrition more available) 1 tsp ground […]

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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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