recipes

  •   The Holidays are always a tricky time to be and stay well. This year, we decided to try and make it easier for our customers to stay well while enjoying the season. We partnered with a local organization who knows something about celebrating-Ottawa Cocktails. We challenged them to come up with great-tasting drinks to solve 3 of the most common holiday related health challenges. These drinks are designed to:  Aid in Digestion Provide an energy boost with cold prevention Serve as a low calorie and dietary restriction alternative (vegan/ gluten-free) and of course, taste so good, you will want...

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  • Not only are soups a great way to warm up on a cold fall day but they are a great way to use seasonal vegetables in a very simple way. Soups are simple to prepare, even for the most amateur of cooks, and store well in the fridge and freezer for days and months to come.

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  • Tired of rushing around in the morning and trying to pull lunch together at the last minute? I hear you! There is nothing more stressful than a busy weekday morning when you are trying to get out the door. So instead of rushing around, try one of these make-ahead lunch ideas so you can hit snooze that extra 5 minutes and be out the door with a healthy lunch in hand.

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  • Heading out on a summer road trip? Just because you are in the car doesn’t mean you’re stuck with drive-thrus and fast food. In fact, there are lots of easy (and healthy!) snack ideas that you can make ahead of time or grab in-store before your next adventure. So here are 10 portable healthy road-trip snack ideas to help keep you going wherever your travels take you.

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  • After a long day there is nothing more comforting that a big bowl of delicious and nutritious goodness, but just because it’s warm out doesn’t mean you need to forgo those comforting meal.  These one-bowl recipes can be eaten hot or cold, and make great leftovers so you will have healthy meals for days to come!

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  • Summer is here and it's time to start making fresh, healthy salads! I make a salad that's very popular among friends, family, and clients and it's been dubbed my "Kale Superfood Salad".  It features several nutrient dense foods that are grown and produced either locally or within Canada including hemp hearts, kale, cabbage, carrots, sauerkraut, apple cider vinegar and seaweed! 

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