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health, wellness, & self-care

Benefits of Lemon in Your Diet

August 2, 2021

My favourite way to start my morning is with a warm mug of water with a fresh lemon squeezed into it. It’s warming, relaxing and tastes great. You may have been served water with lemon at restaurants before or used lemon zest in some baking recipes and you may not have thought anything of it, […]

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Energy Boosting Snacks to Avoid the Midday Slump

We’ve all experienced the midday slump around 3:00pm to 4:00pm where energy levels drop and you feel lethargic, hungry and ready to finish work for the day. One way to help with this daily energy drop is through blood sugar control – when your blood sugar is out of balance, your energy levels shift accordingly. […]

July 24, 2021

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The Best Non-Dairy Substitutes for Milk

July 18, 2021

Whether you’re vegan, lactose-intolerant or just looking to reduce your dairy consumption, there are many milk alternatives on the market these days. Milk alternatives can offer good nutrition profiles and your local grocery store should carry a variety of non-dairy substitutes for milk. Here are the facts on the most common non-dairy substitutes for milk […]

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Natural Ways to Support Digestion

Most of us have struggled with digestive upset at some point in our lives and it can be very frustrating! Adequate digestion of the food we eat is essential to every other process in our bodies and there are many reasons why your digestion may not be optimal. Here are some natural ways to support […]

July 4, 2021

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4 Easy Summer Salad Recipes

June 27, 2021

This summer is all about fresh, hearty salads with seasonal ingredients. If you feel that your diet is lacking in the vegetable department, salads are an easy way to solve that problem. Check out some of my favourite summer salad recipes below and add these to your repertoire for delicious lunches and dinners. Mixed Bean […]

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All-Natural Popsicles To Beat The Heat

Here are some easy, refreshing all-natural popsicle recipes to make this summer to beat the heat! These popsicles are healthier than store-bought ones where you will see a lot of unnatural additives. Using natural sweeteners is important when making treats at home and these popsicles will satisfy any sweet craving. Get yourself a popsicle mold […]

June 20, 2021

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Everything You Need to Know About Apple Cider Vinegar

June 13, 2021

Apple cider vinegar (ACV) has been popping up at health food stores over the past few years and there has been a lot of talk about its health benefits. It is a popular kitchen staple, but it has many uses beyond salad dressings. For example, many people take a shot of ACV before meals to […]

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Quick Lunch Ideas for Busy Weekdays

We all know how busy weekdays can get and having quick, nutritious lunch ideas on hand is key. Check out these nutrient-packed quick lunch recipes to make in between meetings or you can even prepare them the night before. The whole family should love these recipes! Tuna & Avocado Sandwich Recipe makes 1 serving. Ingredients: […]

June 6, 2021

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Foods That Help Fight Bloating

May 30, 2021

Feeling bloated is a common problem for many people and can be caused by issues such as irregular bowel movements or excessive gas. The foods that you eat and the beverage you drink have the potential to affect gas and bloating. Here are my favourite foods to help fight bloating and get you feeling your […]

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Delicious Game Changing Tofu Recipes To Make This Week

If you’ve never tried tofu before, these recipes are for you! Tofu is a great source of vegetarian protein that can be part of a well-rounded diet. Half a cup of tofu contains 10 grams of protein. It is important to shop for organic tofu that has not been genetically modified. Tofu easily absorbs the […]

May 24, 2021

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