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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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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Holy Food Prices!? Find out some ways to eat well without busting your piggy bank, on CTV Morning Live!

1. Vegetables a. Root Veggies: • Seasonal this time of year- squash, carrots, etc b. Cabbage: • nutrient dense, low calorie, high in vitamin C and potassium • One of the most potent cancer fighting foods! • Part of the brassica family of vegetables (same as cauliflower) which contain potent phytochemicals • Indole-3-carbinol helps detoxify […]

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Incorporate Detox Smoothies into your life Every single day on CTV Morning Live!

Detox Smoothies! Detoxing is about supporting what your body already does naturally. A detox smoothie is a great way to start the day because it reduces the amount of digestive effort required in order to absorb your vitamins and minerals while assisting your body during the detoxification process. Main aspects of building a detox smoothie […]

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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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Wondering what to do with Holiday leftovers? We have got you covered!

The holidays often leave us with extra food items and we have some awesome suggestions about what to do with them all! Chicken/ Turkey Soup in the Slow Cooker: Using the bones from your roasted chicken or turkey. Put the bones in slow cooker with enough water to half fill the slow cooker. Allow to […]

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