About Candice Batista

Candice is an award winning eco-journalist and one of Canada’s leading eco advocates, whose been sharing tips on how to live a more sustainable life for over a decade now. Currently, she calls CTV’s "The Marilyn Denis Show” home. As the resident on-air eco expert (and producer) , she provides viewers with the tools they need to live happy, healthy, green lives. From DIY recipes to saving energy, Candice has you covered.

HOW EAT CLEAN ON A BUDGET

By | 2017-05-17T09:53:13+00:00 May 17th, 2017|Categories: Grub|Tags: , , |

The need to organic food is definitely growing in Canada. Ten years ago when I was shopping for organic food the selection was limited and the price was steep. Today, that has changed, organic food is much more accessible, but the cost for some items is still pretty high (like meat for example).

6 PRACTICAL WAYS TO STOP FOOD WASTE AND SAVE MONEY

By | 2017-05-08T10:08:16+00:00 April 13th, 2017|Categories: Grub|Tags: , |

I hate wasting food; it bothers me so much to throw away food that I have either forgotten at the back of the fridge, or simply did not use it in time before it goes off. Over the years I have learned and put into practice a few simple things that have helped me immensely in cutting back on the volume of food I throw out with an added bonus, of saving me some green ($$) in the process.

HEALTH CANADA NEEDS TO DO MORE TO PROTECT CONSUMERS

By | 2017-03-28T17:43:00+00:00 March 28th, 2017|Categories: Beauty|Tags: , |

Last Night Health Canada released a warning regarding a popular skin care cream marketed for kids and babies with eczema. After a lab test, they found that PureCare Herbal Cream, a product labeled “all-natural”, actually contains a highly-potent prescription steroid cream.

6 USEFUL TOOLS FOR EVERY GREEN KITCHEN

By | 2017-03-23T19:42:12+00:00 March 23rd, 2017|Categories: Nesting|Tags: , , |

Going green literally starts at home and now more than ever there are so many useful, safe, green options for you and your family. You don't have to do it all at once as I've said over and over again, change takes time, but why not have a little fun in the process? I love trying new items, I only buy what I need and always look for items that will really make my experience and my life better.

SAVE WATER FOR WORLD WATER DAY

By | 2017-03-22T16:11:57+00:00 March 22nd, 2017|Categories: Nesting|Tags: , , |

Today is World Water Day, it's a perfect opportunity to open the conversation around water waste and of curse water preservation. Water is the essential building block of life. But it is more than just essential to quench thirst or protect health; water is vital for creating jobs and supporting economic, social, and human developmen

SECRETS TO GREAT SKIN FROM A HOLISTIC AESTHETICIAN

By | 2017-05-07T13:42:12+00:00 March 13th, 2017|Categories: Beauty|Tags: , |

I like to call her the goddess of Indie Beauty, Julie Clark's collection of natural and effective skin care products is by far one of the best in the country. The first time I tried Province Apothecary (over 3 years ago now) I was hooked. I am a sucker for scent and each one of her products elicits a mood and a feeling based solely on a scent.

4 NATURAL WAYS TO GET THE FRENCH GIRL LOOK FROM PARIS FASHION WEEK

By | 2017-03-12T14:59:21+00:00 March 12th, 2017|Categories: Beauty|Tags: , , |

C’est Magnifique! That's what I think of when I think of Frech women. Don't they seem to get everything right? Effortless fashion, glowing skin, just makes me swoon. Now I love fashion like any girl but am also very aware of its impact both on the chemicals used in makeup and the culture of fast fashion. But that's not what this blog is about. Paris Fashion Week just wrapped up and I noticed a few trends that we can look forward to this summer are ya ready? Qui!

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