Summertime Slushy Shenanigans on CTV Ottawa Morning LIVE!

Keeping Cool this Summer with Homemade Slushies Let’s face it the summer in Ottawa can reach some pretty extreme heat levels, and whether you are hanging out by a pool, chilling out in air condition or sweating your face off during a workout we are all looking for ways to stay cool on those hot […]

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No Grain Pancakes, with Fresh Raspberries!

Looking for a grain free options for pancake breakfasts? This is a great option to try! What you will need: 2 overripe bananas 2 eggs Vanilla extract Cinnamon Coconut oil To make: Mash your bananas well! Crack open 2 eggs and whisk well, dash in vanilla extract and some cinnamon and finally one scoop of […]

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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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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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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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Appetizer Roundup!

With the holidays just around the corner, we thought it would be nice to give a bit of a recipe round up. But then we thought wouldn’t it also be wonderful to give you at least one new idea too. I find that around this time of year we are all presented with cheese platter, […]

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Mac and Cheese with Butternut Squash. Shhh no one has to know!

Butternut Squash Pasta We have has a recipe for this delight before but this uses a few different ingredients and its has recently been KID APPROVED! This was a big risk at my house because my kids don’t enjoy squash and they love the rare occasions that I make Macaroni and Cheese. But what they […]

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Zany for Zucchini Fritters

Zucchini Fritters My garden is almost empty….except for a few zucchini! One plant=so many zucchini. I’ve had fun experimenting with ways to use these delicious babies up! I must admit that although the chocolate zucchini brownies might have been my favourite, these are a close 2nd! These are quick and easy to mix up, and […]

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Zucchini Lasagna it such a delight!

Zucchini Lasagna Ok, so lasagna at my house has always been noodles and cheese, lots of cheese. But this year we are working on healthier choices and trying new things. We also had a zucchini plant gone wild….so many zucchini! So we’ve put it in everything, muffins, brownies, smoothies, cookies, roasted veggies, sauces and now, […]

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