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How I’m Boosting My Immune System Amidst The Coronavirus Pandemic lo

Unless you've been living under a rock you must be aware that we are living amidst a crazy, once-in-a-century pandemic that has people panicking to the point of fist-fighting over toilet paper at grocery stores. While social distancing and hand-washing are the best ways to avoid getting the coronavirus, there are ways to boost your… Continue reading How I’m Boosting My Immune System Amidst The Coronavirus Pandemic lo

Recipes, sauces and dips

Vegan Walnut Pesto

Pesto is one of my favourite go-to pasta sauces. I can whip it up in under 5 mins and it’s also flavourful enough to use as a dip with chips or a spread on a sandwich. It’s also my daughter’s favourite pizza sauce - she wasn’t able to eat tomatoes for a few years back… Continue reading Vegan Walnut Pesto

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5 Tips For Enjoying The Holidays Without Regret

Photo by picjumbo.com on Pexels.com Do your health and wellness goals go out the window during the holidays? Do you fall off the healthy-eating wagon and end up feeling guilty? You’re not alone! Fortunately, it is possible to enjoy the holidays without feeling awful afterwards. While one day of indulgence obviously isn’t going to derail… Continue reading 5 Tips For Enjoying The Holidays Without Regret

Breakfast, Recipes, Snacks

Vegan Gluten-Free Blueberry Muffins (high in iron)

Vegan Gluten-Free Blueberry Muffins I have a TON of frozen blueberries in my freezer that I was happily using up in smoothies until....my blender broke (😭). So I decided to whip up a batch of vegan, gluten-free blueberry muffins while I wait for a new blender. I also noticed that my blackstrap molasses were going… Continue reading Vegan Gluten-Free Blueberry Muffins (high in iron)

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Why It’s So Difficult To Adopt Healthy Habits

Why Do People Knowingly Continue Unhealthy Habits? It’s the way we’re wired. Our brains seek out immediate rewards and avoid things that are immediately punished. We know cooking wholesome food at home is good for our health long-term but after a long day we’re tired and hungry and it feels like a punishment to have… Continue reading Why It’s So Difficult To Adopt Healthy Habits