St. Patrick’s Day Recipes full of Greens on CTV Ottawa Morning Live!

This St. Patrick’s day boost your family’s meals with these healthy and fun food ideas. Normally St. Patrick’s day conjures ideas of seas of green beer, fried foods and being over indulgent but it doesn’t need to be. Yes, it is possible incorporate green into breakfast, lunch and dinner without using loads of dyes and […]

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Poop 101 on CTV Morning Live!

Sometimes things are not moving and sometimes they are moving too quickly! Let’s talk about poop and what to do in both scenarios to get you back to feeling your best. Catch the Segment here! Recipes: Chia Pudding (Get things moving) Ingredients 1/2 cup Unsweetened Vanilla Almond Milk OR Coconut milk 2 tbsps of chia […]

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Super Duper Super Bowl Appetizers on CTV Morning Live!

You can truly still enjoy the Super Bowl with all of these delicious and healthier alternatives to appetizers! 1. Black Bean Dip Ingredients: • 2 cans (14-15 oz) black beans, rinsed well • ½ cup yellow onion, chopped • 1/3 cup cilantro, chopped • 1 clove garlic, minced • ½ jalapeno, seeds removed and diced […]

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Grain Free Cinnamon Rolls to make your house smell AMAZING!

Grain Free Cinnamon Buns make eating grain free super enjoyable. When you cut out grains it can be difficult to find the baking flours that work for you, but I assure you, this will work for your tastebuds! PART 1 Cinnamon Bun Dough Wet: -1/4 cup coconut oil, melted -2 eggs -1 tbsp honey or […]

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Naughty or Nice Recipes to get you Ready for Christmas on CTV Ottawa Morning Live

Christmas Naughty or Nice Christmas Recipes Eggnog Ingredients 1 can coconut milk, at room temperature, organic is best You can get this at Natural Food Pantry 1/2 cup unsweetened Vanilla almond milk 2 eggs (use organic free run) 1 tsp. alcohol-free vanilla if you can find it 1 to 2 packets Stevia or 2 tsps […]

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Good Mood Foods on CTV Morning Live. Beat the Blahs with these tips!

Good Mood Food! With the days getting shorter and the evenings getting darker it is important that we do what we can to avoid SAD or Seasonal Affective Disorder. SAD is a depression associated with the lack of sun light that occurs in the autumn and winter. There are different degrees of this but it […]

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Gluten Free Snack Ideas that are School Friendly and Kid Approved!

Lunch Time Ideas We had a request for lunch ideas from a blog reader for snack ideas for kids! Family Nutritionist, Jen Wright delivered the following ideas. These recipes are gluten free. So here is a few ideas to get you started. We all know the snacks are the first thing eaten so let’s try […]

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Awesome Autumn Ideas: Pumpkin Blondies and Pumpkin Brownies for Dessert!

If you love pumpkin but don’t know what to do with it, try adding it to baked goods. Pumpkins are anti-inflammatory and tasty, as well as hold zinc content which is great for immunity! Fall Pumpkin Brownies: 2/3 cup Cocoa Powder 1 cup Cassava Flour 1/2 tsp Baking Soda 1 cup Coconut Sugar 2 Eggs […]

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Turnips? Give them a chance. This root vegetable is great roasted, mashed or scalloped!

Looking for an easy and simple side? Turnips have B vitamins that are great for our skin as well as oxidative stress AND have immune boosting Vitamin C!! This veggie is a great potato replacement! Mashed Turnips Ingredients • 2 to 3 cups of chopped turnips (about 5 to 6 medium) peeled and diced • […]

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Is it really healthy? Find out how to spot a fake when it comes to Health Food on CTV Ottawa Morning Live

Don’t be Fooled by Fake Foods When trying to make healthier choices for ourselves and our families sometimes it can be tricky to navigate what is available to us in the stores. People should try to have between 25-38g (6-9 tsp) of sugar a day and should stay below 2300 mg or 1 tsp/6g sodium […]

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