Fuel for Runners: Healthy Snacks Before and After your Workout

HIGH PERFORMANCE NUTRITION: FUELLING FOR IMPROVED HEALTH AND ENDURANCE Natasha will be doing a Sports Nutrition Workshop for runners at Mountain Equipment Co-op at 6:30pm May 14th. To learn more visit: http://events.mec.ca/node/62566 The better you fuel your body, the more energy your muscles can store, the faster you recover, and therefore, the harder you can train. Your […]

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All about Sprouting on CTV Morning Live!

Grow nutritious superfoods in your very own kitchen! To get a head start on the gardening season, sprouting in your kitchen is like having a mini garden in the house year round. Any nuts, seeds, grains, and beans can actually be sprouted. Check out our segment on sprouting on CTV Morning Live today!   Benefits of […]

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Wondering how to beat the winter blahs? Find out on CTV Morning Live!

Beating the Winter Blues This -36 Degree weather is a bit much, right?! Learn simple techniques to boost your mood in these chilly winter months through proper food choices and lifestyle habits! This morning on CTV we discussed: 1) Good Mood Foods/Bad Mood Foods – Whole foods will make you happy vs. processed foods are […]

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On the 3rd day of Christmas….We shared “Gifts from the Kitchen” on CTV Morning Live!

Festive Gifts from the Kitchen The holiday season is upon us! Why not get creative by making special gifts in the kitchen this year!? Here are 5 gift ideas that we shared on CTV this morning! Check out our segment here: CTV Morning Live: Gifts from the Kitchen Perfect Peppermint Sea Salt Scrub Body scrubs are […]

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Sports Nutrition Interview: “If it Fits your Macros” Diet. Is it healthy?

All about IIFYM We were happy to have Carleton Journalism students come by our office last month to learn more about the “If it Fits your Macros” or IIFYM diet. They were covering the story of a female body builder and her training and diet methods in preparation for competition. Our Family and Sports Nutritionist, Natasha […]

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CTV Morning Live – Easy & Delicious Ways of getting more Leafy Greens into your Diet!

Simple Ways to feed your Family more Greens! You’ve heard it before, vegetables are arguably the most health-promoting food group. But statistics show that over 60% of Canadians are not consuming the recommended 5-7 servings per day. Eat your veggies, folks! Leafy greens, specifically, are nutritional powerhouses! Rich in vitamins, minerals, antioxidants, fiber, and water, […]

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5 Tips for A Healthy Thanksgiving and another delicious pumpkin recipe to share!

5 Tips for a Healthy Thanksgiving Ahh, Thanksgiving: the air is fresh, the colors are vibrant, and our plates are full – both with busy schedules and hearty fall fare. For many people, the holiday season brings more than joy – it can also bring unwanted pounds. Whether it’s your mom’s special casserole or Aunt […]

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Looking for a Nut-free, Healthy Snack? Check out a recipe we shared at Kid’s Day Kanata this weekend!

Toasted Quinoa Oat Bars These nut-free, gluten free, and dairy free treats are chewy and packed with flavour, thanks to the tasty fruit and toasted quinoa, which also add fiber and protein to stave off hunger. Pack one in your car for snack emergencies! Makes: 16 bars Nutrition facts: Did you know that tahini is […]

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It’s Apple Season! Here’s a delicious way to get your apple for the day.

Autumn Apple Raspberry Crisp Gluten free and so delicious, this recipe will be the perfect thing to greet your guests as they walk in the door this Fall! Your grandma was right when she said “An apple a day keeps the doctor away”.  Apples are an excellent source of Vitamin C, B vitamins, and dietary […]

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The Breakfast Solution. In a hurry? Don’t worry! Natasha’s Berry Breakfast Smoothie is here to the rescue!

Berry Breakfast Smoothie A smoothie is a quick, easy way to fit in a healthy breakfast that will keep you going for hours! Kids love this smoothie too! Ingredients: 1 cup frozen berries ½ cup frozen mango 1 ½ cups coconut water or almond milk 1 tbsp coconut oil 1 tbsp rolled oats (or quinoa […]

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