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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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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Move over macaroons, we have a Chocolate Coconut Oil Square Recipe to share!

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If you are pressed for time these quick and easy chocolate squares are great for a quick treat! These chocolates are silky, melt in your mouth goodness and are good for you. Ingredients: 2/3 cup of coconut oil 2/3 cup cocoa powder 1/3 cup maple syrup (honey may be used) ½ tsp vanilla Pinch of […]

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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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Parent Info Night- Children’s Lunches and Easy Ideas!

Our nutritionist Jen Wright recently spoke at a parent info night. Her tips are perfect for busy families! See below! Last night I had the pleasure of spending the evening with some parents from Our Lady of Mount Carmel School. It was so much fun to be able to help parents learn some easy lunch […]

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Alfredo Sauce with a little bit of Greens added in

Cashew Cream Alfredo Ingredients: • 2 cups raw cashews (preferably soaked) • 1/2 cup water • 1 tbsp apple cider vinegar • 1 Tbsp nutritional yeast (This magical cheese tasting powder is available at bulk barn and other health food stores) • 1/2 tsp sea salt • The juice from 1/2 lemon • 1 small […]

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Hearty Snack Attack Cookies, perfect for snack time!

These cookies are sure to be a crowd pleaser. They are dairy and egg free and use dates as the sweetener! Mix in some Genuine Health Natural Protein or Greens to amp up the nutrition! Hearty Snack Attack Cookies Ingredients • 1/2 almonds soaked • 1/2 coconut shredded and unsweetened • 1/2 tsp organic matcha […]

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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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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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Giant Granola batch recipe! It’s Nut-free Granola super perfect for: Back to School!

Back to school brings back to school and work lunches. When working in a nut free environment this recipe is the perfect! fix! Nut Free Breakfast Granola: Ingredients -3 cups gluten free Oats -1/2 cup pumpkin seeds -1/2 cup sunflower seeds -1/4 cup chia seeds -1/2 cup unsweetened dried fruit -1/3 cup avocado or coconut […]

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