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Winter Green Smoothie

the mornings are becoming crisper by the day & perhaps you’ve noticed a shift in your taste buds. Who’s craving more comfort foods? You’re not alone! The weather may get more frightful, but the food will only get more delightful (hello holidays)! Don’t let the temptation of holiday favourites deter you from choosing nourishing, warming, whole foods, that won’t make you feel like hibernating all winter long.   Yes, the allure of tropical fruity smoothies may be losing their appeal, but don’t give up on blended breakfasts too soon! Smoothies can be the perfect seasonal meal to start your day with. The key is choosing warming ingredients (providing warming effects to your body), & pairing them with alkalizing ingredients (to...

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Cheddar Butternut Squash Mac & Cheese

Cheddar Butternut Squash Mac & Cheese is an easy and delicious autumn meal that can be served serve as stovetop macaroni or transformed into a delicious casserole. If you’re thinking this dish is like any old casserole, squash that thought (pun intended), and gives this nourishing quintessential comfort food a try tonight!    Cheddar Butternut Squash Mac & Cheese What you’ll need ∙ Serves 6-8 The mac&cheese 2 15 oz. can organic butternut squash puree 1 lb quinoa macaroni pasta 3 tbsp flour (GF, almond, oat, all-purpose)  1/2 onion, finely chopped 2 cloves garlic, finely chopped 1 tbsp fresh thyme 1/4 tsp grated nutmeg 2 tbsp cultured/grass-fed butter 2 cups Cheddar cheese, sharp 1 cup almond milk 1 cup bone broth  Swiss chard, roughly chopped Salt...

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ADAPTOGENS

Do you ever find it challenging keeping up with all the latest wellness trends? If you’re hooked on social media (which you likely are if you’re reading this), then it’s hard to resist the never ending feeds telling you what’s in & what’s OUT! From charcoal ice cream, sound baths, hygge, cryotherapy, to Chakra clearings, we're quick to jump on the bandwagon in hopes that something will enhance our happiness, youthfulness and vitality. If the thought of incorporating a new superfood or testing out a growing fitness trend puts you in an absolute panic (hello rising stress & heavy breathing), then we have a solution for you (you guessed it, it’s a current wellness trend), ADAPTOGENS! But this trend is...

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Meatless Monday

Have you ever toyed with the idea of meatless monday after seeing your instagram feed blow up with mouthwatering meat free meals (yea, us too)! You don’t have to be vegetarian or vegan to forgo meat on Mondays,  & we promise you won’t be starving from abstaining from adding animal based proteins to your dishes! Did you know that many plant based foods are excellent sources of protein, and contain a wide variety of amino acids! You’ve probably heard the term ‘complete protein’ when it comes to animal proteins, meaning that these foods contain all nine essential amino acids your body cannot produce on it's own. But why are they so important? Amino acids are the ‘building blocks’ of protein and are important for the optimal...

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coveted morning brew

Choosing a mug to pour your coveted morning brew, blended matcha latte, or broth, is an extremely personal choice (we all have our favourites). But other than simply thinking about the aesthetic look of your mug, have you ever thought about other qualities of that mug (think environmental impact, health factors, effect on taste)? Today, many popular dish & cookware brands use a range chemical coatings that can leach into your food or drink causing potential harm, while other materials may compromise the flavour, & some pose a risk to our environment. But which are the worst offenders? And what’s the solution? We want you to be a little more thoughtful when it comes to choosing what you’re sipping from.  Don’t worry, we’ve done the research for you,...

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