Maintaining Good Digestive Health While Camping

Homemade granola

Maintain Good Digestive Health While Camping For many of us, summertime means camping. In my family, we’re fortunate enough to own a cabin that’s shared between extended family members. Each summer, everyone is doled out their respective weeks, and we just got back from our initial 10 day getaway. The cabin in located in Green…

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5 Ways to Improve Gut Health TODAY

It’s no secret that if you want to strengthen your immune system (something we all want to do at this time of year), you have to start with your gut. Your intestines are the key to great health, and when you provide a good home to your good bacteria, you’re subsequently telling the bad bacteria…

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Nutritional Benefits of #Kale You May Not Know

Morning, folks! (Or good afternoon if you’re on the east coast…?) I’ve come across an excellent article on kale, and since it’s still a topic that seems to be going strong (kale’s had a good run), I’ve decided to post the related infographic, which is being shared with us by Health Ambition. Kale is one of…

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6 Ways to Make Homemade Oatmeal More Exciting

TGIF, friends! Is it seriously Friday already?! The weeks are going by WAY too fast right now. I can’t believe Christmas is just around the corner! With all the craziness and hoopla that surrounds the holidays, it’s easy to rely on pre-packaged crap to get you through the day. But we don’t need to put…

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Happy Healthy Vegan Recipes: IBS-Friendly

With the kids finally back in school (British Columbia experienced a lengthy teacher’s strike throughout the late spring and entire summer this year), I’ve found myself scoring way more time to cook and bake and experiment in the kitchen. And with the vegetarian cookbook I have coming out next summer, I find myself wanting to perfect…

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What to Eat if You Have IBS (irritable bowel syndrome)

Hello, all! People are always asking me what they can eat that won’t make them bloated, in pain, or generally bring on an irritable bowel flare-up. Sooo…I thought I’d post my answers, and then they will live on eternally, somewhere within my blog. (Ha!) Here you go… EAT YOUR VEGGIES! Nobody ever said to you,…

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Wish You Drank More Water? Try This.

Well, we’re smack in the middle of summer, and my kids have already officially overdosed on store-bought freezies and fudge-pops that seem to come out of nowhere. They’ve had an amazing time–trips to the family cabin, the beach, a Vancouver Whitecaps game, multiple lakes, berry picking, random road trips, backyard soccer games, a family reunion,…

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5 Signs of Good Health: what “healthy” truly looks like

The definition of “healthy” is different for many of us. Some people believe health is what is attained once you’ve cut out carbs, and others feel that they’re healthy if they’re abstaining from processed sugar. But health is a broad term. Are you healthy if you aren’t currently diagnosed with a chronic disease? Does veganism…

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