Tag Archives: healthy

Healthy Ice Cream

Okay, maybe I shouldn’t call this ice cream, but it’s a really good fake
I adapted this recipe from Snack Girl, and I had trouble falling asleep last night thinking of all the endless possibilities for this treat. Continue reading

Are You Motivated to Get Healthy?

I can give you all the advice, healthy recipes and meal ideas in the world, but you have to be at a point where you want to help yourself. Continue reading

California Dreamin’ Chicken Taco with Peach Slaw

Add a new twist to a family classic. Include canned California cling peaches as part of the topping and you will boost the number of fruit servings, creating a healthier meal. Continue reading

Cauliflower Mash

Move over, spuds. Next time the fam damily is craving mashed potatoes, shake up the dinner fare by using cauliflower instead. Continue reading

Detox Time

Remember the refined sugar and fat from holidays sweets? The deep-fried, fatty and processed appetizers? The alcohol? As a result, our bodies are overloaded with toxins. That being said, anybody can be toxic at any time of the year due to poor eating habits, stress or their environment. Continue reading

Double-Dipped Chocolate Orange

by rawmountainkitchen.com

Oh you know, just casually combining two of my favourite things on the planet. Oranges double dipped in raw cacao choco anyone?? I’ll take two. Or perhaps six… Continue reading

Estrogen Dominance

Hormones play such an important role in our health and how we feel. A hormonal imbalance can trigger everything from acne to anxiety. Often times people will complain that they “feel off” or “just don’t feel like themselves.” Usually those feelings can be attributed to a hormonal imbalance, and for women aged 35 – 50; estrogen dominance may be to blame. Continue reading

Flavours of Home

By Chloé Taylor

Join Chloé as she rediscovers hometown eats and treats in Ottawa, all on a shoestring budget. Continue reading

Fresh and Healthy in Jamaica

Delicious Food and Fun Activity make Jamaica Vacation a Real Treat Continue reading

Ginger Lime Cookies – Raw Mountain Inc.

Recipe by Raw Mountain Kitchen. For more recipes, raw products and advice on how to live raw, follow Candace at rawmountainkitchen.com and on facebook at facebook.com/RawMountain. Continue reading

Healthy Apple Crisp

As you know, apples are in season in Ontario right now, so it’s time to start taking advantage of them! Royal Gala and Honeycrisp are my personal favs for snacks, while Cortland, Empire and Granny Smith are tart and perfect for baking. Continue reading

Healthy Holiday Baking

If you’re in the baking mood I have a great list of delicious and healthy Christmas baking recipes that you’ll be eager to make and share this Christmas season. The best part? You can tell people they’re healthy, and they won’t believe it! Continue reading

Healthy Snack: Crunchy Kale Chips

Bring a big bowl of kale chips as your appetizer this weekend, and watch them disappear! Continue reading

Make it a Date!

One of the tricks to healthy baking is to find a natural, unrefined sweetener to substitute for refined sugar. Ripe bananas, unpasteurized honey, coconut palm sugar, real maple syrup and dates are my top choices. Continue reading

Nutritious with Fortylicious

by: Dini Cohen BA, RHN, KickStart Nutrition

Three simple and healthy no-cook appetizer dishes that are sure to please your holiday party guests. Includes instructional video! Continue reading

On Your Mark, Get Set…

How to know when your child is ready for organized sports

Physical activity is good for children of all ages. Many children find participating in organized sports… Continue reading

Put a Little Heaven on the Barbie!

This chicken is delicious and tender if you don’t overcook it on the barbecue. Try grilling on a piece of foil to prevent burning. Buttermilk is low in fat yet thick and creamy. It is acidic so it’s perfect for marinating. Use up leftover buttermilk in mashed potatoes, muffins or pancakes. Continue reading

She’s travelling, studying, writing and bursting with good health tips

Follow Ottawa Family Living’s Food for Life blogger, Lauren on her International Wellness Journey.

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Superfood Discovery: Cabbage

I recently discovered another blockbuster veggie in Buenos Aires: cabbage. It’s cheap, readily available and packed with goodness. Continue reading

Thai Zucchini Noodle Salad with Sesame Peanut Dressing

The other day I bought an awesome new kitchen gadget: the OXO Julienne Peeler (available at The Bay for $10.99). It works like a regular peeler, but the blade is serrated to form long, skinny strips of whatever you’re peeling. Continue reading

Time to Detox

Everyone is interested in detoxing at this time of year. You’ve overdone it over the holidays, and want to rid your body of built-up toxins. I’ve put together an awesome smoothie recipe that includes fresh, raw ingredients that will do the trick. Continue reading

Zoodles can be Healthy!

Zucchini is really low in calories, and high in vitamins and minerals.

If you love pad thai & peanut sauce, but want a healthy version without all the calories, sugar & fat – try this version instead. You’ll love it. Continue reading