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THE WORD ON CHIA SEEDS
Sep 28, 2011 Ξ Leave a comment

THE WORD ON CHIA SEEDS

posted by Jennifer

When we say “chia”, most people think “pet” – the herb has roots planted deeply in 90’s kitsch, but its current reincarnation is making a home in the world of  Full Article »

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Choosing the Best Sports Drink
Jul 24, 2011 Ξ 2 comments

Choosing the Best Sports Drink

posted by Amanda

When it comes to refueling, sports drinks can be very beneficial to runners. They aid in preventing cramps, dehydration, decreasing muscle damage and provide energy. Every year some new product  Full Article »

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Grilled Plum Melba
Jul 7, 2011 Ξ Leave a comment

Grilled Plum Melba

posted by Jennifer

While your barbeque is hot, why not take on dessert?  Besides being an excellent source of fibre and vitamin C, this colourful plum melba is low in sodium and saturated  Full Article »

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Homemade Kale Turkey Burgers
Jul 5, 2011 Ξ 10 comments

Homemade Kale Turkey Burgers

posted by Jennifer

These burgers are great for barbequing and are high in protein! They can be eaten along side some sweet potato fries and asparagus or a house salad.  The kale adds  Full Article »

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Running From Crohn’s Disease
Jul 4, 2011 Ξ Leave a comment

Running From Crohn’s Disease

posted by Stephanie

Measuring nineteen feet from end to end, the small intestine is anything but small, and it deserves a lot of praise. We like to admire the runner’s swift feet, his  Full Article »

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Strawberry Spinach Salad
Jul 2, 2011 Ξ Leave a comment

Strawberry Spinach Salad

posted by Jennifer

Quick and easy, this light and refreshing summer salad is bursting with sweet and tart flavours! This salad is packed with fibre, vitamins C and A, and healthy fats. Toasted  Full Article »

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Five Nutrition Tips to Increase Energy Levels
Jul 1, 2011 Ξ 1 comment

Five Nutrition Tips to Increase Energy Levels

posted by Jennifer

In today’s fast-paced world, many people are on the lookout for strategies that increase energy and improve well-being and don’t require too much time or effort.  The energy it takes  Full Article »

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Chunky Homemade Granola
Jun 29, 2011 Ξ 2 comments

Chunky Homemade Granola

posted by Brandon

This granola is great for boosting energy and is high in iron! It can be used as a snack, cereal for breakfast, or a topping for a fruit and yogurt  Full Article »

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Bean, Rice and Cheese Casserole
Jun 17, 2011 Ξ Leave a comment

Bean, Rice and Cheese Casserole

posted by Jennifer

This delicious recipe is vegetarian friendly and packs all four food groups into one casserole. This is a great way to use up any extra or leftover vegetables allowing you to benefit  Full Article »

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Grilled Halibut with Grilled Red Pepper Harissa
Jun 16, 2011 Ξ Leave a comment

Grilled Halibut with Grilled Red Pepper Harissa

posted by Jennifer

A simple, 25-minute dinner to bring your barbeque out of hibernation.  This spicy fish dish is high in B-vitamins and antioxidants like selenium and vitamin C.  The ample vitamin C  Full Article »

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