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Weekly Round-Up: Easy Recipes, Safe Coconut Oil & Healthy Fats

Happy Friday everyone! Here are a couple easy healthy recipes, and health tips that I want to share with you from my week: Easy Avocado & Olive Oil Pasta My husband was out last night, and I didn’t feel like cooking, but I still wanted something healthy – tricky situation. I looked in my fridge, […]

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Change is Good

Sorry for the break in posts, but it’s been busy since the holidays! John and I decided to take a much-needed vacation to Barbados last week to celebrate our 4 year wedding anniversary. The trip was also a babymoon for us as we’re expecting our first baby in May! Since May 2013 there have been […]

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My grandma was ahead of the game

One of my favourite comfort foods is my grandma’s recipe for a Dutch bread called Roggebrood  (translates to ‘rye bread’). My dad usually makes it during the fall & winter months because it’s dense & hearty. I had it over Christmas and was inspired to make it myself the other weekend. When buying the ingredients I […]

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Fiber 101

I find there is a lot of fiber hype out there these days, but do you know why it’s important to get enough, how much your daily fiber intake should be, and what the best sources are? I’ll tell you right now; eating a Fiber 1 granola bar daily is not the answer.  There are two […]

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Health Benefits of Omega-3

I was talking to my sister the other day about the importance of getting enough Omega-3 fatty acids, and she brought up a good point: if Omega-3 supplements are essentially compressed fish oils, aren’t you worried about mercury poisoning?  This is a valid concern. Mercury poisoning is definitely an issue right now because of the […]

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