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Start Strong with this Zippy Blueberry Ginger Smoothie

Blueberry Ginger Smoothie

A few weeks ago, I was prepping workplace wellness handouts for a workshop I delivered near Toronto. I was presenting on the basics or building blocks of smoothies where I covered tips and tricks on how to turn a smoothie into a satisfying, satiating meal. I scanned my recipe archives for smoothies to include, and […]

Creamed Greens with Lemon-Ginger Cashew Cream Sauce (dairy-free)

Creamed Greens with Lemon-Ginger Cashew Cream Sauce (dairy-free)

One of my favourite parts about spring is, of course, the joyful return of fresh, local and organic produce. From arugula to spinach to nettles, greens of all kinds are always at the top of my shopping list. Enjoy them in salads, in sandwiches, in stir-fries and even smoothies. They are delicious fresh (and that’s often […]

No AC? No Prob! 5 Favourite Local Summer Foods to Help You Beat the Heat

So guys, I’m feeling pretty hot and bothered lately. Don’t worry, it’s only because of the hot summer weather that seems to have settled in. Maybe I’m just getting cranky because I don’t have AC at home or at work; luckily, I do have windows! I don’t know about you but temperatures in the mid-20s […]

Lean, Mean Peaches & Green Smoothie

Lean, Mean Peaches & Green Smoothie

Don’t be fooled by this smoothie’s rather innocent-looking pale green hue. There’s a lot more nutrition under the hood than this picture might have you believe. You see, this smoothie is a lean, mean, brain-boosting, fat-busting smoothie of surprising proportions. Unlike the majority of smoothies many of us make, this one is not very sweet. […]

8 Oatmeal Toppings to Jazz Up Your Winter Breakfast

8 Oatmeal Toppings to Jazz Up Your Winter Breakfast - Canva

It’s no secret that I love breakfast [exhibit #1, exhibit #2 (and a favourite), exhibit 3], but what might be a secret is how much I love oatmeal for breakfast. When the weather dips below what I consider “normal human temperatures”, oatmeal never fails to save the day! Make it sweet or savoury, experiment with […]

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