Healthy Spinach Muffins



There is no better snack than a freshly baked, still warm muffin. These banana muffins have the amazing soft texture of a typical muffin, but with a twist- they’re green! The idea of green spinach muffins might seem weird at first, but these muffins are just as delicious as they are nutritious. Why these muffins […]
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Can Chocolate Be Healthy?



Chocolate has received a bad reputation. In the past, chocolate has been associated with obesity and acne because of it’s high sugar content. While this is true for a majority of classic chocolate bars, certain chocolates can actually be healthy for you! What qualifies a “healthy” chocolate? Cocoa, one of the main ingredients in chocolate, […]
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Probiotics & Your Gut Health



You have likely heard about the health promoting aspects of probiotics. But what are probiotics? Probiotics, found in both food and supplements, are live bacteria and yeasts that feed your gut microbiome. What is your microbiome? Your microbiome contains trillions of good and bad gut bacteria. It is unique to you, in fact it holds […]
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How to Stay Active Throughout the Winter



As the snow begins to fall here in Canada, we enter into what I would call the hibernation season. The more the temperature drops, the more tempting it is to sit inside all day with a cup of hot chocolate. In the summertime the options for physical activity are endless. Whereas in the wintertime, it […]
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Caffeine – Alternatives To Coffee



What is caffeine? Caffeine, by definition, is a drug that stimulates your central nervous system. It is a psychoactive drug, meaning it affects brain function. Caffeine is found in coffee beans, cocoa beans, and tea leaves. In fact, coffee is the world’s most widely consumed drug! So is coffee healthy? Whether or not coffee is […]
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