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North Pole Green Juice

North Pole Green Juice

I remember the day my Mom came home with a juicer… it was a scary. Her eyes lit up with excitement, she said something about beets, spinach… kale. I remember thinking, ‘Dad hates beets, what person likes spinach, and what the heck is a kale?’ I liked my veggies with butter, dressings and spices, not…

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Mint Chocolate Chip Smoothie

Mint Chocolate Chip Smoothie

The weather is getting warmer, days are longer, and all I can think about are salads, green smoothies and lemon water. Are you feeling the same? If so, it’s a good indication that your body is shifting gears from a Winter supporting diet to a Spring one. Spring is the season of purification. Greens, additional…

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Guest Post with Laurel of Leaves: Lime & Mint Chicken Coleslaw

Guest Post with Laurel of Leaves: Lime & Mint Chicken Coleslaw

Last guest poster of the bunch; but certainly not least, is Lori from Laurel of Leaves. Lori’s approach to wellness is very similar to mine – she likes home cooked meals made from clean and simple ingredients. One of my favorite things about Lori’s blog is that she shares a lot of the reasons why…

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Happy Tummy Fruit Salad with Ginger Mint Glaze

Happy Tummy Fruit Salad with Ginger Mint Glaze

Summer gets me in the mood to sit outside on a picnic bench and enjoy a bowlful of the freshest in-season fruits. Unfortunately for us Calgarians, it hasn’t exactly been warm this summer. But, just because the weather stinks doesn’t mean I can’t eat like it’s hot outside… while wearing my thick fall fleece and…

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Vegan Peppermint Chocolate Chip Ice Cream

Vegan Peppermint Chocolate Chip Ice Cream

Kevin and I have been busy bees this week! The weather’s been hot, the sunscreen is running on empty, ice cream has been flowing, and our backyard projects are finally coming together. Among other things, we dug a 24″ deep trench for the conduit cable for our new bug zapper. Take THAT mosquitoes. Mwahaha. I…

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