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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Hot Cocoa, warming us up!

Hemp Heart Hot Chocolate For any upcoming snow days: After a fun few hours sledding and fort building this warm drink is the perfect choice and you don’t have to feel too bad about kids having it. OR You!! Ingredients: 3 cups of coconut milk 2 tbsp of raw cacao powder 2 tbsp maple syrup […]

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2017 Food Trends on CTV Ottawa Morning Live!

Find out what is in and what is out for 2017 on CTV this AM. Catch the Segment here! Add these items to your grocery list for 2017 and keep them in all year round. Eating well is a habit so try making one of these upgrades on your next cooking adventure. 1. Beet Greens […]

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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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How to eat Healthy All Week long on CTV Ottawa Morning Live!

Things are starting to pick up again. The lazier days of the summer are starting to fade out a bit and we all need to get back into the swing of things. Below we have tips to keep you eating healthy all week. Step 1: • Look at the week ahead to see what activities […]

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Long Weekend Detox Tips on CTV Ottawa Morning Live

Detoxing after a Long Weekend The best part about detoxing after a long weekend is that your body has already gotten to work for you, processing those extra glasses of alcohol from the weekend. Just because our body is already getting to work detoxifying doesn’t mean we can’t give them an extra helping hand with […]

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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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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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School Lunch Swaps on CTV Ottawa Morning Live

School lunches can be tough when you are trying get your kids to eat a bit better. Here we have some great alternatives to some of the lunch box regulars! Rice Krispie Squares with a twist! Ingredients: Rice Krispie Cereal (approx. 6 cups) 1 Bag of marshmallows 2 Tbsp. of butter or coconut oil 1/3 […]

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Pumpkin EVERYTHING… Pumpkin Fudge!

Vegan Pumpkin Fudge This fudge is the ultimate taste of fall, and a perfect treat to bring to thanksgiving dinner this week end. It is quick and easy, high in fibre and low in sugar. Ingredients: 1 cup of coconut flour (sifted) ¼ cup of coconut palm sugar 1 can of pumpkin puree 15 oz […]

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