2018 Resolutions on CTV Ottawa Morning Live!

Top 5 Health New Year’s Resolutions You Should Make and Keep! 1. Fish Day- most people aren’t eating as much fish as they think they are. It’s essential to get the essential fatty acids (anti-inflammatory Omega 3’s) for brain health and to decrease inflammation. In addition to “Meatless Monday” add one day a week dedicated […]

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We share with you: How to Deseed A Pomegranate in Video!

Pomegranates are in season right now and full of Vitamin C! Go get one now and use of one of the methods below to enjoy them with ease! If you’d like to try a 3rd option, the Water Method is also one to try! 1. Fill a large bowl with water. 2. Quarter the pomegranate, […]

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Turmeric Cookies, colourful and tasty!

These cookies are grain-free option that can help keep you on track over the #holidays. Holiday baking can get a little intense so by having an option to keep you satisfied and not tempted will keep you on track to you #goals and feeling not bloated! These cookies also have the bonus of turmeric added […]

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Coconut & Chocolate Bars!

When it gets cooler, a lot of our client tell us they crave sugar and other ‘comfort’ foods. These bars give you a no sugar hit of healthy fat and chocolate. Ingredients: – 3 cups of shredded coconut flakes (go for sulphite free) – 1 cup of melted coconut oil – 2 tbsps of Unsweetened […]

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Help Yourself Detox from Sugar on CTV Morning Live

For many of us the leftover candy at work and at home on the week of Halloween can put us out of balance. Rachel Caven has some ideas on how to bring to all back to balance and help yourself detox from sugar. Catch the segment HERE. For Recipe inspiration look HERE.

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Halloween Blood Sugar Balancing Recipes

The amount of sugar in treats at Halloween can be down right frightening. If you’re looking for a way to help with cravings after the one piece of chocolate we have 2 recipes that can help you out! Awesome Apple Chia Seed Pudding Ingredients • 2 tablespoons of chia seeds • ½ cup coconut milk […]

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St. Laurent Mall’s Be You Girl Campaign- Vegan Chickpea Cookie Recipe

We were thrilled to be part of of the Be You Girl Campaign #beyou this year and here is a healthy cookies recipe we chatted about in our demo. This event is aimed at empowering young women and takes place at malls around Canada and is located at St.Laurent Mall for Ottawa’s event. High Protein, […]

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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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Unlikely Places for Added Sugar on CTV Ottawa Morning Live!

Sugar CTV 2.0 In an effort to avoid sugar, people are drinking less soft drinks, but not realizing how much sugar is in so called “healthy” foods they continue to consume. There is no Upper Limit for sugar in Canada, however the World Health Organization and the American Heart Association recommend that people limit their […]

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Is there Mush-room for this Recipe in your repertoire? We think there should be!

Mushrooms are versatile. They can be enjoyed stuffed, turned into mini pizzas and even burgers. Try these easy stuffed mushrooms for a flavourful dinner. Ingredients: Large Mushrooms portobello or use any other large mushroom variety 1 package of lean ground turkey or chicken Salt and Pepper 2 tbsp butter or coconut oil melted 2 tbsp […]

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