Good Mood Foods on CTV Morning Live. Beat the Blahs with these tips!

Good Mood Food! With the days getting shorter and the evenings getting darker it is important that we do what we can to avoid SAD or Seasonal Affective Disorder. SAD is a depression associated with the lack of sun light that occurs in the autumn and winter. There are different degrees of this but it […]

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Thick Lovely Chocolate Brownie Goodness!

Try this easy recipe out any time for a lovely little treat made for you, or the ones you LOVE! Brownie Goodness!!! 1/2 cup coconut flour or 3/4 almond flour 3/4 cup raw cocoa powder 1/2 cup coconut oil melted We love Silkeny Organics! 3 eggs, at room temperature ( You MUST use real eggs […]

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Chocolate Almond Zucchini Muffins with Silkeny Coconut Oil!

These are perfect as an afternoon snack, these muffins are easy to make, have a veggie in them and use Silkeny Coconut Oil which is great for baking and even for body care! Ingredients 1 Cup almond flour 2 tbsps Stevia ¼ teaspoon baking soda 1/2 cocoa powder 2 large eggs 1/4 maple syrup (optional) […]

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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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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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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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We’re going Bananas for these muffins, with No Added refined Sugar!

One of the challenges of Easter is the chocolate! Here is a simple one-bowl muffin recipe that you can make several batches of and bring to brunches, lunches and dinners! Bananas are great for digestion as they are source of dietary fibre, can improve your mood and well as help to regulate your sleeping patterns! […]

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On the 7th day of Christmas…..Some Healthy Holiday Sides! Who needs mushy peas and mashed potatoes!?

Four Festive Sides for your Holiday Dinner Parties  If you’re looking to impress your dinner guests this season, try these fabulous sides that are not only mouth-watering but also surprisingly nutritious!   Cranberry Almond Brussel Sprouts Roasting Brussels sprouts brings out their nutty flavour! Ingredients: 1 pound Brussels sprouts, trimmed and halved lengthwise 2 tablespoons […]

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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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What is in season right now?

Nutritionist recipe for fast and easy asparagus! It’s in season so pick some up today!

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