Wellness blog

  • Even if you’re a seasoned home cook, there’s one food group you might still be sleeping on—pulses. Although many people aren’t familiar with the term, most have heard of the major members of the pulse family, which include lentils, chickpeas, dried beans, and dried peas. They’re foods that often aren’t given too much thought.

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  • Mike has been managing the Barrhaven Kardish location for three years, but he’s been with the Ottawa company for much longer than that. 

    He got his start with Kardish 10 years ago, working at the Merivale store. He was inspired to start working there because of his background in sports. 

    At the time Mike was playing hockey, hardball baseball, tennis, golf, and regularly rollerblading. Nutrition wasn’t something he was overly concerned about, but since joining Kardish it’s become a staple. 

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  • These days we are inundated with mental health information and online influencers urging us to get outside and enjoy what mother nature gave us. But why? What’s actually behind the brouhaha of the benefits of getting outside?

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  • 24-year-old Victoria Laforty Cirne has been assistant manager at Kardish’s barrhaven location for just over three months. 

    The Brockville native moved to Ottawa three years ago. She has family here, and began working at Kardish in February. Right before joining the Kardish team, Victoria decided to give vegetarianism a try. 

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  • Stress levels seem to be at an all-time high as we approach what feels like day 487 of COVID-quarantine. If you find yourself feeling a little more worn-out than usual, know that you are not alone – stress and anxiety are natural reactions to adverse and unwanted circumstances, and the current situation is nothing if not unwanted.

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  • Thank you so much for those who attended our virtual cooking event with Amy Longard. We hope you had as much fun as we did. If you're looking to make some of Amy's healthy snacks, but can't quite remember how she did it, we've got you covered. Within this email you'll find a few of her recipes, some healthy snack options, and a few tips she mentioned. 

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  • A mother is your first friend and your forever friend. Every mother should get a chance to feel beautiful and special. Although you may not be able to take your mom to her favourite restaurant, spa or the movies this year, there are still many ways to make her feel extra special on Mother’s Day while social distancing! The ideas listed below will work in person or through video calling.

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  • It's starting to get warmer ☀️So let's have some fun in the sun.

    Green Beaver's sun-care products are natural, biodegradable and chemical-free. Protect your skin, without the sticky residue and harmful chemicals, when you have fun in the sun!

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  • In celebration of Earth Day’s 50th Anniversary, Women’s Voice magazine, and the Non-GMO Project will stream the James Beard Award-winning documentary film Modified from April 15th to April 22nd for FREE as part of their ongoing commitment to education. 

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    We know that this year, Easter festivities may be more difficult to celebrate than ever. Because many are practicing social distancing, we aren't able to host the big family events that we may be used to. Why not pick up some allergy-friendly Easter treats from Kardish to make sure everyone can feel included?

    In this post we’ll share with you some of the fun and delicious treats we have at Kardish that make Easter just a bit more inclusive. (PS Pass it on to the Easter Bunny so he knows what to bring!)

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