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Dieting and Sleep articles health nutrition Jul 23, 2019

That nutrition plays a central role in our health is no secret. After all, the old adage “you are what you eat” acknowledges how important nutrition is for our well-being. This concept is taking on an added dimension as research demonstrates the impact of diet on sleep. It is...

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Oatmeal Banana Blueberry Muffins baking muffins recipes Jul 08, 2019

This is a super healthy and tasty Oatmeal Banana Blueberry Muffin recipe with no refined ingredients whatsoever! My version was inspired by my neighbour, Elaine, who served these delicious muffins at our monthly neighbourhood coffee get together. Her’s had chocolate chips instead of...

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The Benefits of Leafy Greens articles health nutrition Jul 06, 2019

Do You Know Rutabaga? And How About Escarole?

Everyone knows kale is the superfood of the day. And spinach has been known for years to be one as well. But how about other veggies? How well do you know the “not-so-famous” greens? Here is an infographic with some great information. ...

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Best Ever Chocolate Chip Pecan Cookies baking cookies recipes Jun 01, 2019

Chocolate Chip Pecan Cookies — Here’s one for all you cookie monsters out there! These are deliciously healthy cookies made with wholesome, unrefined ingredients. You can have one or two without feeling guilty. The cookie monsters in my house claim these are the best EVER!! Due to my...

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Grow Your Own Vegetables: It isn’t rocket science. articles garden May 16, 2019

Grow Your Own Vegetables: It isn't rocket science.

There’s nothing better than getting your hands dirty and reaping the rewards of your hard work, especially when it comes from the garden. Organic, home grown fruits and vegetables are free of pesticides and other chemicals that can...

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Vegetarian Samosas appetizer indian recipes May 15, 2019

Vegetarian Samosas have really gained rock star popularity over the past few years. I have been asked quite frequently by friends, clients and followers to teach them how to make samosas. It’s difficult to clearly demonstrate the process of making samosas in a written recipe. So we made a...

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Gluten Free Lemon Cranberry Loaf baking loaf recipes May 14, 2019

It has a beautifully moist and cakey texture. No one will ever know it’s gluten free unless you tell them. With the cranberries contrasting with the lovely yellow colour of the lemon inside the cake and the coconut sprinkled on top, this loaf looks as gorgeous as it tastes!

The secret to...

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Easy and Delicious Spaghetti Provençal entree pasta recipes May 01, 2019

This Easy Spaghetti Provençal recipe is truly easy to make. There are hundreds of variations of Spaghetti Provençal recipes, the simplest one is with garlic, onion and parsley only. What you incorporate after is your choice. This version has red peppers and cherry tomatoes. > ...

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Can meditation prolong your life? An article about telomeres. articles health Apr 30, 2019

Can meditation prolong your life by protecting and rebuilding your telomeres?

Telomeres, what are they? Before I talk about what telomeres are, what they do and what their connection is to meditation, let me ask you: Do you meditate? If yes, that’s great. If not, have you thought about it?...

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Turmeric Rice Bowl with Masala Chickpeas & Peppers entree gluten free indian plant protein recipes Apr 30, 2019

This is my go to recipe when I want to make a deliciously nourishing meal in under 30 minutes.

After bringing the rice to a boil, you reduce the heat down too low, set the timer, and while the rice is cooking, you can easily finish making the Masala Chickpeas & Peppers.

You don’t have...

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Kitcheri: Indian Porridge for Healing and Cleansing entree indian recipes soup Apr 20, 2019

In Ayurveda, what we eat is divided into three categories:

  • Poison – foods that hinder digestion
  • Medicine – foods that aid the digestive process
  • Neutral – gives nourishment without aiding or hindering the digestive process

Kitcheri is unique because it falls...

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Spiced Hummus with an Indian Twist appetizer gluten free plant protein recipes vegan Apr 10, 2019

Spiced Hummus — In Greece & the Middle East, it’s no secret that hummus is king and falafels are ever so popular! They are also used in stews and snacks in Africa and the Middle East. Hummus provides you with protein, iron, fibre and a number of essential vitamin...

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