ION Life | Schedule

TV-G (30 MIN)

Enjoy the radiant summer sunflower setting as Sarah Starr guides you expertly through a modified yoga practice with an emphasis on alignment - dedicated to opening the full circumference of the hip-joints using a chair for support as well as gentle seated stretching for the upper body.


TV-G (30 MIN)

Allow the calming waves and sparkling sea caves to soothe you as we experience the gift of renewal through a series of tranquil, rejuvenating poses using a chair for support, including shoulder, chest and upper back stretches, hip openers, twists and more.


TV-G (30 MIN)

Nutrition, Cardio or Weights¦ Which should take priority? Join Robin on today's show as she prepares two fresh and amazingly healthy recipes: Grilled Ahi Tuna w/Cilantro Ginger Sauce. Plus Robin's 20% Indulgent recipe: Leche Quemada


TV-G (30 MIN)

Nourish your body and rejuvenate your spirit with this amazing Healthy recipe: Seared Salmon w/Orange Glaze and Sautéed Yams w/Ginger and Lime. Plus Robin's 20% Indulgent recipe: Osgood Pie


TV-PG (30 MIN)

Chef Jacques Pepin is an icon in the food world. Along with his beloved contemporary Julia Child, he has brought the art of cooking into the hearts and minds of generations around the world. He was personal chef to three French heads of state (including Charles de Gaulle) and has been the inspiration for hundreds of chefs that followed him “ from Daniel Boulud to Sara Moulton. At age 72, Pepin is still at the top of his game: producing tv shows, writing cookbooks (he has a whopping 25 to his credit) and teaching to throngs of wannabe chefs who may want fame and celebrity -- but still turn to Jacques to learn. Also a painter and a writer, Jacques Pepin is the true Renaissance man.


TV-PG (30 MIN)

Vikram Vij's parents had two goals for their son when they immigrated to Canada: buy him a restaurant, and get him a wife. Both were achieved “ and today, Vikram Vij and his wife Meeru clearly have a marriage made in culinary heaven. They have transformed "Vij's Restaurant into a Vancouver landmark “ a far cry from its 14-seat opening in 1994 when Vikram's parents helped out by transporting prepared dishes on the local bus. For their collaboration "Elegant and Inspired Indian Cuisine, Vikram and Meeru won Best Cookbook at the Canadian Culinary Awards. Their modern take on traditional Indian cuisine has impressed both gourmands and newcomers to Indian food.


TV-G (30 MIN)

On a recent trip to Alsace, France, Anna and Michael were inspired by the sights and flavours of the region. On this episode Anna prepares a traditional Alsatian meal to share with friends as they reminisce about their travels. She heads to a local winery to find the perfect pairings for her Tarte Flambee, Choucroute Garni and Pain d'epices.


TV-G (30 MIN)

Anna's friends, the Pingues, are local producers of fine meats who are passionate about Italian food. So Anna is preparing a classic Italian feast to share with them. Featuring a spectacular Antipasto Platter, Osso Bucco with Acini Di Pepe Pasta and an Arugula Pineapple Salad “ it's all the tastes of Italy right at home.


TV-PG (30 MIN)

Maria Angelica Enriquez tells chilling tales of political upheaval in Chile and throws a spectacular South American dinner party.


TV-PG+DL (30 MIN)

Cathy Palumbo is a spicy Sicilian who tells it like it is while making Veal Parmiagiana and mouth watering Italian bread.


TV-PG (30 MIN)

Anna and Kristina testing Joy of Cooking, a 75-year-old cookbook that includes thousands of recipes on, well, everything. Product tests reveal the best vegetable peeler and if fancy salt is worth the extra licks. But will the grilled salmon recipe be delicious enough for famed Seattle chef Tom Douglas?


TV-PG (30 MIN)

Anna and Kristina love Thai food, so they want to find out if a 673-page epic Thai cookbook will leave them eating, breathing, and speaking Thai, or if they'll be left saying "Owa Taygoo Siam three times fast. Then, Anna and Kristina find out how not to core a pineapple.


TV-G (30 MIN)

We'll investigate the reality behind creating the fully realized recipes for this best selling magazine. The output of this state-of-the-art facility's intense test kitchens and bright photography studios can be found found in homes across the country.


TV-PG (30 MIN)

Survival is the name of the culinary game at Edmonton's non-profit ˜Kids in the Hall' Bistro that works to keep street kids off the street. Michael lends a hand to tonight's all-important fundraiser that will keep the program afloat. But keeping the youth focused on their personal goals proves to be the real challenge.


TV-G (30 MIN)

With the welcomed cool air of autumn, it's the perfect time to celebrate the bounty of the season! Allen tells us about the second growing season of the year and shares a few ways to use Mother Nature's gift in the kitchen. He also visits Natchez, Mississippi where a close friend shows him how to make a delicious recipe with sweet potatoes.


TV-G (30 MIN)

Allen is getting ready for a feast at the farm! But he wants to spend time with his guests. In this episode, he shows viewers how to prepare some recipes in advance so there is more time with family and friends. Plus, Chef Capi Peck prepares a delicious Butternut Squash Gratin and Allen shares tips on how to decorate an elegant table without going overboard.


TV-G (30 MIN)

Kathryn is an accomplished dancer who has trouble boiling water. Christine's mission: to build Kathryn's confidence so she can cook a phenomenal meal for her new fiancé and the rest of her family. Christine starts out slow, playing off Kathryn's love of cheese, but eventually throws her into a huge challenge: cooking for the entire cast of The Sound of Music. Later, Kathryn must cook for her future in-laws and her Scottish father, who wants nothing more than for Kathryn to finally put some love in her cooking.


TV-PG (30 MIN)

David's a charming and witty Brit, but he's a disastrous cook who's burnt down two kitchens. Christine starts David at a healthy butcher, making sausages, and eventually challenges him to cook on the line for a gala dinner at Niagara-on-the-Lake's Shaw Festival. In the end, can David finally make a safe, edilble meal for the love of his life, his wife, Bette?


TV-G (30 MIN)

A last-minute dinner guest, who happens to be vegetarian, prompts Michael to raid his refrigerator and pantry for an all-vegetable meal. Michael works complete protein and flavour into a vegetarian dinner by creating a savoury vegetable stock that results in a power-packed protein soup served with an asparagus salad and pita chips.


TV-G (30 MIN)

A package of fresh ground beef motivates Michael to find new ways of spicing up the ˜good old' burger. Michael combines the ground beef with some leftover shredded stewing beef. By adding blue cheese and bacon to the mix, the burger turns into a tantalizing feast. Smashed potatoes with fennel and a Caesar salad are the perfect sides to this mouth-watering meal.


(30 MIN)

Laura and Steven are a young couple with an expanding family, and are ready to take the next steps in home ownership. They want a large plot of land for their young children to run around and enjoy nature, and a spacious home that reflects this new phase of their life. Steve Bailey is the man for the job, and with such great homes to choose from, Laura and Steve will be hard pressed to pick just one! This episode features the first two of four properties Steve shows to his clients, with a special guest appearance by mortgage broker Paul Meredith.


(30 MIN)

Laura and Steven are a young couple with an expanding family, and are ready to take the next steps in home ownership. They want a large plot of land for their young children to run around and enjoy nature, and a spacious home that reflects this new phase of their life. Steve Bailey is the man for the job, and with such great homes to choose from, Laura and Steve will be hard pressed to pick just one! This episode features the last two of four properties, as well as the reveal of which house the clients decide to purchase.


TV-PG (30 MIN)

Drew and Susan, a couple who live together and work together, are expecting their first child in November. Before the baby is born, the couple wants to redo their living room to accommodate the new member of the family, and dad's new entertainment unit. Candice transforms Drew and Susan's living room into an eclectic mix of modern and vintage as she creates a casual, functional environment.


TV-PG (30 MIN)

Candice transforms a Melanie's cluttered "soft-loft apartment into a warm, bohemian atmosphere where Mel can entertain guests and host cocktail parties. Using existing travel artifacts that Melanie has accumulated and new earthy furniture and accessories, Candice forges a warm and funky unity that is sure to impress her guests.


TV-G (30 MIN)

When it comes to home renovations, Sherry and David have had lots of experience. But when it comes to the kitchen in their new house¦ they're stumped. So the questions is, will colour be enough to save the day or will their dreams for this home gone down the drain?


TV-G (30 MIN)

Michelle and Christopher say they want to break out of their safe beige zone and go bold with colour. But be careful what you wish for, because Jane is about to push their boundaries and take them on the colour adventure of their lives!


TV-G (30 MIN)

Getting a good night's sleep is important to maintain your health and energy. One of the best ways to insure a restful experience is to create a beautiful bedroom that surrounds you with a natural , comfortable, well designed eco-friendly space. Vicki's decorating ideas will certainly wake you up to the possibilities.


TV-G (30 MIN)

Have you ever dreamed of going to cooking school? Vicki shares her experiences as she spends the day at Johnson and Wales internationally acclaimed culinary university. Learn the Chefs secrets to baking, meat cutting and chopping skills. This episode won't turn you into the next Iron Chef but it's guaranteed to entertain and improve you kitchen skills.


TV-G (30 MIN)

In this episode, landscaper Carson Arthur and decorator Amanda Eaton take on an unusual project as they are asked to bring all of the landscaping and design elements of a back garden to the front yard... creating a room where the homeowner can entertain or relax and watch the world go by.


TV-G (30 MIN)

In this episode, decorator Amanda Eaton and landscaper Carson Arthur bring elements of a Zen garden to a small urban courtyard. Sand, wood, rock, water, minimal plantings and Asian furnishings are strategically placed to instill a sense of relaxation and contemplation... it's a quiet place to escape in the heart of the city. Guests: Scott & Saolan


TV-G (30 MIN)

More volunteers and mucho gallons of primer paint and clear are part of week 3 as the car progresses to better than new condition. Build leader Tim Strange provides step-by-step how-to on the car painting process, plus learn how to get that million dollar shine!


TV-G (30 MIN)

Final assembly in our last half hour of Chad's '55 Handyman Wagon, including some last minute engine troubleshooting, a "slot car-like road test with Tim and Tommy, then the family arrives at the Tech Center for what is a very emotional give back.


TV-PG (30 MIN)

On this episode of At Home With Didiayer, our host discovers how and where to have a multi- international experience all in one place! Of course, it's in Vegas, baby!


TV-PG (30 MIN)

On this episode of At Home With Didiayer, it is all about "man's best friend!" Our host, Didiayer Snyder brings viewers along as she discovers the most advisable ways to adopt a dog.


TV-PG (30 MIN)

No matter how much Scott pleads with his partner Darlene, she simply refuses to take responsibility for her shopping problem. With three kids and a home daycare business, Darlene justifies her exorbitant spending on baby items as necessary, despite the piles of new clothing and toys that sit unused in closets, tags still attached. Each month, 95% of this couple's joint income is spent on "stuff. With the revelation that Darlene's shopping habit has gotten so extreme that she's taught her children to lie about purchases she's made, Scott feels completely out of control. It's up to Gail Vaz-Oxlade to restore balance to this family's finances, and to their relationship, before the damage done is irreparable.


TV-PG (30 MIN)

Melanie, a single mom who conceived via donor insemination, is raising her son on a maternity leave income. Melanie loves her new baby, but she also loves her sports car, her motorcycle, her vacations and her almost daily takeout meals. Melanie didn't crunch the numbers before going on maternity leave, and is now horrified to learn that her current income doesn't even cover her mortgage and car payments. Melanie's impulse spending, on her baby and on herself, has her on the road to ruin. Melanie wants to stay home with her son more than anything, and Gail Vaz-Oxlade gives it to her straight: unless Melanie makes some drastic financial and lifestyle changes, she'll have to go back to work early just to stay afloat. Melanie has to decide what's more important: her son¦ or her sports car?


TV-PG (30 MIN)

Which is Worse: Breakfast and Exercise Edition, why divorce is less likely when the husband is shorter, tips for recognizing dating red flags and how to beat food cravings.