Super Duper Super Bowl Appetizers on CTV Morning Live!

You can truly still enjoy the Super Bowl with all of these delicious and healthier alternatives to appetizers! 1. Black Bean Dip Ingredients: • 2 cans (14-15 oz) black beans, rinsed well • ½ cup yellow onion, chopped • 1/3 cup cilantro, chopped • 1 clove garlic, minced • ½ jalapeno, seeds removed and diced […]

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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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On the 4th day of Christmas….We made Two Delicious Hot Drinks to Share!

Festive Hot Drinks for the Season Mmm there’s nothing like cozying up with a warm mug of goodness after coming in from the blustery cold! Try these holiday favourites with a healthier twist! Pepperminty Hot Chocolate Ingredients: 1 tbsp. raw cocoa powder 2 tbsp. raw honey ½ tsp peppermint extract or 10 drops peppermint essential […]

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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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Sugar sugar sugar on CTV Morning Live! How much sugar is in the food you consume daily?

On CTV Morning Live today we looked at sugar and the amounts we consume in everyday foods. The results might surprise you. Sugar Facts – It is found in 80% of packaged foods – The average North American consumes the equivalent of 19.5 teaspoons a day in added sugars – There are no federal guidelines […]

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No Tortillas needed! Rolling in the Alps: Swiss Chard Wraps

Try these to use up all your leftover veggies in the fridge! Swiss chard is fill of nutrients, and this is a great way to get over the bitter flavour. Chard also has anti-inflammatory properties and helps in blood sugar regulation. Wrap it up Ingredients · 1 swiss chard bunch or kale bunch, remove the […]

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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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