Belly Warming Sausage Paella, well worth the effort. Find the recipe here!

Our own Brittany Gordonn has a lovely recipe to warm you up! Winter is coming which means we all begin to search for that meal that will fill us up and warm us up. Get you ingredients this week to prepare this dish this weekend! This paella is exactly that, a hardy healthy meal for […]

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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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What else can you drink besides Juice and Pop this Summer? We talked it out on CTV Morning Live!

We discussed some super drink awesome alternatives on CTV Morning Live. Some of our favourites are Culture Kombucha and Urban Juice Press. Both are locally made in Ottawa. Milkshake Delight -1/2 banana -1/2 cup strawberries (In season!) -1 cup unsweetened chocolate almond milk or vanilla or other milk alternative (coconut, hemp) -1/4 cup cocoa or […]

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On CTV Ottawa Morning Live we looked at Foods that can Lead to Belly fat! Do you know the better choice?

Did you know that cortisol levels which can become elevated with stress can lead to belly fat? Storing weight in your middle is common with poor diet and elevated stress. There are contributing foods to this factor as well and there are some common choices that people make on the go. We look at which […]

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Tahini Cookie Recipe From the Ottawhat Podcast!

We sat down with the super awesome, lively team from the Ottawhat Podcast (Amaan, Rob and Keegan) and talked Ottawa, Nutrition and the importance of getting outside. We sampled some tahini cookies and below is the recipe. Tahini is high in calcium, iron, and it has protein as well! It’s a great alternative to peanut […]

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Eating your Way to Radiant Skin on CTV Morning Live!

Tips for Food for Healthy Radiant Skin and looking good from the inside out! Consume: WATER, Vitamin C, Vitamin A, Vitamin E, Vitamin B 1. Water::Cannot stress enough how important it is to drink this! If you “hate” water you can add fruit to it, organic lemon, limes, berries or cucumber for a refreshing twist. […]

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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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Dark Chocolate Coconut Date Delight ( Part tart, part cake, all delicious)

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This cake is one of the decadent tart cakes I have ever made. It took a bit of time and I would definitely only recommend doing this if you really feeling up to put in a little bit of extra time. It’s worth it and it is a good idea to have a kitchen helper, […]

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To stick or not to stick? Nonstick Pans vs Stainless Steel

Our clients often ask about cookware. Nonstick pans are supposed to help with the clean up of cooking our food saving time, but there are other options. We try to always use stainless steel pans and add a little coconut oil to them or some water works well too. Nonstick chemicals that are used in […]

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An Avocado a Day keeps the Doctor Away segment on CTV Morning Live

“An avocado a day will keep the doctor away!” Find out all the benefits of avocado on the segment today and see some awesome tasty recipes! Enjoy! Health benefits of avocado 1. Monounsaturated fats- heart healthy, decrease cholesterol 2. High in Potassium (same as 2-3 bananas!) 3. Great source of Vitamin E, B vitamins and […]

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