wellness-blog

  • I make Buddha Bowls a lot. Almost weekly. I make them for myself for cooking demos, and they are almost mandatory when I'm cooking at yoga retreats. They are always a hit! Everybody loves them. Plus, they are a great way to get rid of scraps of food that are still in the fridge.

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  • Do I have to give up coffee or caffeine completely? The short answer is no. The long answer involves being more mindful of the timing, amount, and how you are balancing caffeine with other nutrients.

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  • As an Olympic rower, I was no stranger to chronic injuries. With 18 training sessions a week, some level of pain or discomfort was expected. At best, the developing injury is minor. At worst, it is a career-ender. 

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  • What better way to beat the heat than with a delicious popsicle? Nothing refreshes on a scorching day quite like an icy treat pulled straight from the freezer. Best of all, there is one for every palate—and diet.

    Making your own popsicles at home is surprisingly simple. All you’ll need is a set of popsicle moulds and a bag of popsicle sticks, both of which can be easily found online or at your nearest home goods store.

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  • Vitamin C is a vital nutrient that our body needs to help form and maintain bone and skin health. While Vitamin C does occur naturally in some foods, we often need to supplement Vitamin C in other forms to get the required amount our body needs.

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  • You have probably spotted matcha popping up everywhere lately, from the menu at your local coffee shop to your favourite frozen desserts.

    But what is matcha exactly? And what are the benefits?

    Matcha is a variety of green tea, but it is grown differently. The leaves are covered for 20 – 30 days before harvesting, which boosts the plant’s chlorophyll and gives it that distinctive electric green colour. The resulting tea leaves are chock full of nutrients—and flavour. 

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