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WIN an Aging Backwards by Miranda Esmonde-White Prize Pack!

  The typical message we get as we age is that we can move less and should take it easy–this is the wrong advice! Surprisingly, fitness enthusiasts often do as much harm to their bodies as people living sedentary lives. Miranda Esmonde-White teaches us in her new book Aging Backwards (in stores November 4th) a [...]

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WIN A Delicious Soup Prize Pack!

  It’s cooling off outside and the leaves are turning beautiful shades of red, orange and brown. Which means one thing in our world… SOUP! Thanks to our friends at Happy Planet Soups, we’re pairing up to give you the opportunity to win 1 of 10 exclusive prizes that contains a copy of The Soup [...]

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Tom Yum Soup

  From Sharon Hapton, Founder, Soup Sisters and Broth Brothers “This recipe came from a girl called Sayon whom I met on a trip to Cambodia. Her determination to take care of her family and perseverance to succeed, despite great hardship, had a big impact on me.” —Sharon Hapton Makes about 4 servings 4 cups [...]

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Turkey Meatball Soup

  From Naheed Nenshi, Broth Brother and Mayor of Calgary Makes about 4 servings Meatballs 3⁄4 cup (185 mL) freshly grated Parmesan cheese 1⁄4 cup (60 mL) grated onion 1 egg 2 Tbsp (30 mL) dried parsley leaves Pinch of salt and pepper 1 lb (500 g) ground turkey Soup 3 cups (750 mL) chicken [...]

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Caramelized Cauliflower Soup with Roasted Chanterelles

  From Jason Scharf, Broth Brother “When my Aunt Sharon (Hapton) asked me to come up with a soup recipe, I was inspired by a trip to the Calgary Farmers’ Market and the amazing in-season vegetables on display there.” —Jason Scharf Makes about 6 servings Roasted Chanterelles and Corn 12 oz (375 g) chanterelle mushrooms, [...]

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Creamsicle Smoothie

  All that’s missing from this is a little wooden stick. This smoothie is so sweet and yummy it should probably be in the dessert section of this book. And it’s always a hit with kids. Before You Begin: Prepare the Almond Milk Almond Milk This is the most basic ingredient you’ll need for great [...]

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Blonde Macaroons

  These are incredibly easy to make and are amazing when dipped in Chocolate. Eating them straight out of the dehydrator is the raw version of eating cookies straight out of the oven . . . Betcha can’t eat just one! Print Blonde Macaroons Yield: 12 macaroons Ingredients3/4 cup cashews, not soaked 1 1/2 cups [...]

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Rainbow Rice Salad

  Delicious, colorful, great for beach trips and picnics, as a side dish for vegan barbecues or for a light lunch—you name it. The diverse and contrasting flavors are there to be enjoyed. Once you chop everything, the rest is fast and easy . . . as is eating it. Print Rainbow Rice Salad Serving [...]

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Sochi Olympics: How to Train Like a Figure Skater

  We’ve been watching the Olympics non stop since this weekend and we’d be lying if we didn’t share that we were biting our nails the whole time we watched our Canadian athletes take the ice. In researching this post, we didn’t realize the strict schedule that figure skaters must abide by. According to this [...]

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Slow Down…Relaxation is Beneficial for Health

In The Sweetness of a Simple Life, Diana Beresford-Kroeger mixes science with storytelling, wonderment, magic, myth and plenty of common sense.  In this warm and wise collection of essays, she gives us a guide for living simply and well: which foods to eat and which to avoid; how to clean our homes and look after [...]

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