Chocolate and Oatmeal for Breakfast!

Chocolate Oatmeal Are you looking for a fun, hearty, nutritionally yummy breakfast? I have a protein packed, kid friendly breakfast for you. Chocolate oatmeal! What a great way to start your day. Ingredients: (single serving size) 1/3 cup of organic quick oats 2/3 cup of water A pinch of Himalayan salt 1 tsp. of cacao […]

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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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Nutritionist Story: Jen Wright

Jen Wright joined our team this year and has an amazing story as to why and how she became a nutritionist. She specializes in families and children and has a bunch of great recipes, some of which can be found here! Jen’s Story How did I get here? I didn’t graduate from college at 20 […]

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Zucchini Lasagna it such a delight!

Zucchini Lasagna Ok, so lasagna at my house has always been noodles and cheese, lots of cheese. But this year we are working on healthier choices and trying new things. We also had a zucchini plant gone wild….so many zucchini! So we’ve put it in everything, muffins, brownies, smoothies, cookies, roasted veggies, sauces and now, […]

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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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Back to School Means Applesauce Time!

Apple Sauce It’s that time of year….all the yummy tastes of fall! Apples, Pumpkin, and Cinnamon are a few of my favourites. I know it’s been a busy week getting the kiddos ready for back to school, new schedules, and at my house hockey most nights. I thought I’d give you a simple recipe to […]

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Zany Zucchini Muffins!

It’s that time of year when my garden is overflowing with zucchini! Here is a great way to sneak some extra veggies into your kids. These are great for lunches or snacks on the go. Zucchini Muffins Ingredients • 2 cups of flour (I used Bob’s Red Mill 1 to 1 Baking Flour. Or substitute […]

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Healthier Holiday Eating on CTV Ottawa Morning Live

  Rachel stopped by CTV Morning Live this morning to talk about how to get through the holidays without gaining a bunch of weight. Click here to view video. Recipes: Kale Pomegranate Salad Ingredients: -Bunch of kale- chopped -Seeds of 1 pomegranate -3 TBS hempseeds -Dressing: 50:50 mixture of Olive Oil and Raspberry Vinaigrette Instructions: […]

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Healthier Halloween on CTV Morning Live!

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Rachel stopped by CTV Morning Live to discuss some healthy and fun options for Halloween. Watch the video HERE! Ways to make Halloween a little bit healthier: • Don’t open trick or treating candy until the evening of Halloween • After trick or treating, let your kids pick a few of their favourite candies, then […]

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