Pumpkin Protein Bars

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It’s that time of the season again. Instead of cashing in on a Pumpkin Spice Latte or a slice of pumpkin pie with upwards of 50 grams of sugar per serving, try your hand at making a more sensible baked good at home. The following is a recipe for pumpkin protein bars. This is a great snack to have mid day … Read More

Slow Cooker Butternut Squash Apple Soup

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Fall brings along cravings for comfort food, and warm indulgences. Our first thought: soup! This recipe for butternut squash apple soup combines hearty ingredients, ripe from the fall harvest. Not to mention nutritious, filling and packed with flavour. Homemade soup is a lot easier to make than you might think, but can often take a long time to make. The best thing about … Read More

Overnight Millet and Buckwheat Waffles

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Weekend breakfast is a favourite because we often have time to make a more elaborate meal. The great thing about these waffles, besides the fact they are gluten-free, dairy-free and whole grain – is that you can freeze the extra and reheat during the week. It makes meal prep a breeze. These are best made with a waffle iron, although they can be … Read More

Fermenting Foods – What Else Can We Make?

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Fermented foods have been around since ancient times. The earliest evidence of fermenting a beverage dates back to 3000 BC; however, even in 2016, people can be squeamish around the idea of fermentation. Often we think of the classics: sauerkraut, pickles, yogurt, etc., but with the hype surrounding kombucha and its healing properties, we are branching out with our fermenting … Read More

Bone Broth: The Fountain of Youth

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Bone broth, and its many benefits, have been around for thousands of years. Many people agree, that a big bowl of chicken soup helps with cold and flu symptoms, but it’s not just because having a warm liquid is comforting when you’re ill, it’s because chicken soup is made with chicken broth. Typically consisting of water, in which bones, meat, … Read More

What’s For Breakfast?

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We’ve all heard that question, but whose responsibility is it? For hundreds of years, women were always the ones who took on the role as “housekeeper”. Cooking and cleaning took up the majority of their day. Most were awake before dawn to prepare a home cooked breakfast along with sending their working husbands off with a full lunch. After laundry, … Read More

Recipe: Greek Green Beans

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It can sometimes be difficult to find fresh produce this time of year that is at it’s peak nutritional value, or ripe when you want to buy it, since many things cannot be grown locally throughout the winter season. If you’re looking outside of the root vegetable family, what other options do you have? A great way to still incorporate your … Read More

Find Success In Your Kitchen

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Find Success in your Kitchen

Did you make a New Year’s Resolution to eat healthier? You’ll want to start cooking your own meals so you can control what goes in to them. Meal planning can sound a bit daunting, but it’s your best bet for success. We know what you’re thinking: trying to balance work, exercise, and whatever else life can throw your way doesn’t … Read More

What You’ve Read: Best of 2015

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Taking a look back at the year, we’ve covered everything from nutrition tips and recipes, to weird workouts and abs! Here are the top posts you have loved and the best of 2015.   Sure, abs are made in the kitchen – get your nutrition in check, or you’ll never have visible abs – but you can help them out … Read More

Recipe: Anti-Inflammatory Tea

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What is Inflammation? Inflammation is a localized physical condition in which part of the body becomes reddened, swollen, hot, and often painful, especially as a reaction to injury or infection. One thing we want to understand is that inflammation is not inherently bad. It is an important function in the body for immunity and cell defence. Your body also needs acute … Read More