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Little Bums Diaper Cream

Little bums can be really sensitive, especially when their digestive system is developing, as their skin will almost certainly be the first to react. Fortunately, George hasn’t had any issues in this area and I’ve been using this bum cream daily on him as a...

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Is that Ghee on your Toast?

Super easy to make, ghee is a form of clarified butter. The benefits (and taste!) exceeds those of butter (and beyond exceeds those of margarine). Here’s why: Before I start on about Ghee, first please tell me that you don’t still eat margarine because you’ve been...

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Essentials for Surviving the Holiday Madness

The holidays can be an emotional time. Following these practical tips, however, can make them more cheerful! I have mixed feelings for this time of year. On the one hand, I love seeing the cheery decorations and glittering lights brightening the otherwise bleak and...

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BISON & QUINOA CABBAGE ROLLS

This is that time of year where it’s really easy to grab your favorite pair of sweatpants, order Chinese food, and pretend like summer is really far away. I have certainly been guilty of this myself, but I never feel any better for stuffing myself full of fried rice and you won’t either. So buck up, Buttercup!

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HOW TO BEAT ANXIETY WITH 5 DAILY HABITS

Even writing this post about anxiety was a little anxiety provoking. I’ve had it my whole life and it comes in waves and bouts with the regular ebbs and flows of life. Especially being an entrepreneur, anxiety can creep in really quick. I have one of those minds that moves at lightning speed. When chatting with my husband, I can jump 10 topics in a 30 second span leaving him in the conversational dust. I think fast and move fast.

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THE ULTIMATE DIY DETOX MASK

I’m such a poser in this pic and usually I’m kind of uncomfortable with selfies (especially when I’m rocking my pajamas) BUT I had to share this super amazing detox mask with you that I’ve been using the last couple of weeks and I love the texture of my skin. I’ve...

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WHY I CANCELLED CHRISTMAS THIS YEAR AND IT FELT SO GOOD

The holiday frizzle frazzle is slowly coming to an end, well except for the massive Boxing Day mania. I tried to do some shopping and threw in the towel on that one.  I decided I’d rather spend my time in my slippers with a tea ordering online instead of being thrown...

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CRUSH YOUR HOLIDAY FRAZZLE WITH 4 SIMPLE STEPS

It's 3 days away from Christmas and for some the holidays can be extremely stressful. The breath is one of the most useful tools we have to settle our mind and relieve stress. Currently I’m taking my yoga teacher’s training and it has literally changed my life. I...

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LEMON LAVENDER COCONUT MACAROONS (VEGAN & GF)

Lemon, lavender, and coconut translates into a sweet, girly and tart treat! When I was initially playing around with this recipe I questioned the combo, but honestly it turned out to be quite complimentary. If you don

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4 STEPS TO BEATING SEASONAL ALLERGIES

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zvMNPPqn5M8   Seasonal allergies have been killing me until I found this sweet little 4 step system.  Have a look at the video for some great natural solutions for sneezing, running nose, itchy watery eyes, congestion etc. 4 Steps...

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HEARTY GOLDEN FALL SOUP

It’s officially getting cold but we’ve had a pretty stellar fall season here in Montreal with warm temperatures and beautiful sunny days. This week it turned a bit chilly and I’m in the mood for some comforting soups. Not to mention that I’ve been battling a cold and...

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Dark Chocolate Salted Almond Butter Cups (Sugar-Free)

Happy Halloween! I have a love hate relationship with Halloween because I have memories of stuffing myself with so much candy and chocolate until I would get sick when I was a kid. Obviously I would still sign up for the following year because I have a serious sweet...

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APPLE CINNAMON PALEO MUFFINS (GLUTEN-FREE)

I’m looking out my window right now and it’s snowing. It’s October 17th and it’s snowing. I could be mad but I’m going to embrace it with muffins. It’s the kind of weather that makes me want to sit in front of my fireplace and, well, do nothing really. I made these...

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YOUR LIVER AND WEIGHT LOSS WEBINAR

Join me for a Love Your Liver Webinar October 20th 7pm.  We're going to cover weight loss, energy, and balanced hormones. If you're down with and want to: Lose weight naturally by supporting your liver, digestion, and lymphatic system. Turn the clock back, look and...

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THANKSGIVING CINNAMON CANDIED CAULIFLOWER

It's Thanksgiving in Canada this coming weekend and I wanted to share this killer side dish with you.  I'm currently in IRELAND for my wedding and cooking up a storm for the Craigie family (my soon-to-be last name).  The pic doesn't really do it justice, but, trust...

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5 STEPS TO BEAT THE BLOAT WHILE TRAVELING

I’m leaving for Ireland today to get MARRIED! I’m super excited and a teeny bit nervous if all the overseas planning will pan out…actually it will…maybe I’m more excited. Traveling has always been a bit anxiety provoking because I always have digestive issues as soon...

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MY HORMONAL HEALTH

THE REALITY OF MY HORMONAL HEALTH I could tell you a story of puppy dogs, rainbows and miracle health transformations with super foods, goji berries and all that great stuff, but, the reality is that my transformation wasn’t always pretty.  It was kind of messy to be...

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FREE 7 DAY DITCH THE SUGAR CHALLENGE

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wd3UbXwg0M8 Let me guess, you had a super fun, sweet, indulgent summer? I definitely did. I had some boozy weddings, lots of cakes/candy, and a total blast. This year has been a total riot so far. Every time labour-day weekend rolls...

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THE SKINNY ON THE ELIMINATION DIET

When you realize that your digestion is much less than optimal and you feel terrible, it is time to do something about it. I got to that point and started noticing that I had symptoms like gassiness, bloating, constipation, and sharp cramp-like pains that started...

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10 STEPS TO BETTER DIGESTION

Do you feel like your food is just sitting in your stomach like a rock for hours after you eat? Or is the opposite happening, and you are running to the bathroom before you have even finished your meal? You’re not alone on this one, and there are things you can do...

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SKIN HEALTH FROM THE INSIDE OUT

We’ve all heard the expression “you are what you eat”, and your skin is no exception. Simple Fact:  Your skin is your largest organ. It is our protective covering and our first line of defense to fight illness and disease. It is also a passageway to our bloodstream....

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CREAMY GARLIC BASIL ZOODLES

Creamy Garlic Basil Zoodles Ingredients: 1 to 2 small cloves garlic (my garlic meter is broken so add at your own risk) 1/3 cup fresh basil 1/3 cup of nutritional yeast 1/4 cup of fresh lemon juice 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil 1/2 cup of cashews soaked...

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STRAWBERRY COCONUT CREAM DREAM BARS

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8TWkiJssi8o   Strawberry Coconut Cream: 1 cup sliced organic strawberries 1 cup coconut butter 1 tsp of lemon juice 1 tbsp of stevia or 2 tbsp of maple syrup Chocolate Topper: 3/4 cup of dark chocolate chips 1 tbsp of non-dairy...

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WHY SLEEP

WHY SLEEP? YOUR ADRENALS NEED A BREAK. The “fight or flight” syndrome – you’ve heard of it, right? Accompanied with the image of the saber-toothed tiger dashing after a hunter, getting ready to attack. You often get into this situation, don’t you? In modern times,...

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APPLE BERRY BREAKY CRUMBLE

Apple crumble is like a standard item on any typical diner menu. It's like you need to have it after a burger & fries. I grew up in the teeny town of Lucan Ontario, and my parents would take my sister and I to this little diner called Egan's Restaurant. It was a...

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FREEDOM FROM DIETING

WHY DIETS DON'T WORK So you're just at the end of Easter weekend, and had an amazing time with family, ate lots of food, and more food. I can gaurantee that every one of you are thinking that tomorrow I'm going on a diet! Does this sound familiar? You hear about this...

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BEAN & AVO BROWNIES

BEAN & AVOCADO BROWNIES Okay life just got sweeter!  You can have your brownie and eat it too?? Yes you can!!  So these little magnificent pieces of goodness are jam packed with awesomeness. You have some adzuki beans, raw cacao, avocado, and boom you have the...

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IRISH COCANNON PANCAKES (VEGAN)

ST. PATRICK'S DAY IRISH COCANNON PANCAKES (VEGAN) Ahhhh potatoes, the Irish staple food.  Irish colcannons are usually eaten on Halloween but are enjoyed almost any day of the year in Ireland.  Every Irish household has their own variation and this one is my little...

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PEANUT BUTTER JELLY

Peanut Butter Jelly Smoothie PBJ was one of my favourite sandwiches growing up.  It reminds me of picnics, summer, strawberry shortcake lunchboxes, and playing until I was utterly exhausted.  I played around with the ingredients and actually stumbled upon it by...

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OH MY MUSHROOM SOUP!!!

Oh my mushroom soup (OMMS). If there were an acronym for this soup it would be that. This rich and creamy mushroom soup is so hearty and comforting, you would never believe that it's dairy free. I can't take all credit for creating this as it was a friend of mine, Dr....

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THE MAGICAL FRUIT…

BEANS, BEANS, THE MAGICAL FRUIT: the more you eat, the more you... I was determined to know beans. Henry David Thoreau, The Bean-Field How about you? How well do you know beans? Creamy cannellinis, meaty garbanzos, sweet adzuki, tender pintos, and so many more—beans...

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Creamy Cashew Nog

I used to LOVE eggnog, but the thought of slamming a bunch of raw eggs makes me cringe, so I played around with the oh so versatile cashew, and voila! THRIVE‬ this holiday with a healthy twist on a holiday favourite. Enjoy! INGREDIENTS: 1 cup of cashews (soaked...

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