An Inside Look About Coconut Oil

Coconut oil is proven to be one of the healthiest foods on the planet with a multitude of health benefits. It’s also one of the most versatile oils out their. Coconut oil is perfect for: ~ Conditioning your skin and hair. ~ Great in coffee. ~ I love sautéing vegetables and cooking rice with coconut…

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Walking, A Low Impact Way To Get Fit

Walking Is The Perfect Low Impact Exercise! If you haven’t exercised in a while, or are looking for something easy you can do every single day, give walking a try. It’s the perfect low impact way to exercise. It’s easy to do, you don’t need any special equipment and you can start at the fitness…

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The Best Ever Split Pea With Ham Soup

I love making homemade soup, especially in the winter months. It’s a comfort food for me because it’s so warming and hearty. I’ve started making my own soups and simply using up left overs. It’s easy, doesn’t take too long and you can stretch out a few meals when you make a big batch! My…

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The Benefits Of Eating Avocados

  I wasn’t to sure about avocados until I learned how healthy they are for you. I thought I would give them a try and found different ways to enjoy them. They are quite the versatile little fruit, and are very delicious.  It doesn’t matter if you eat them on toast with a little Himalayan…

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Your Gut Is Your Engine

I’m learning about gut health and how important probiotics are to maintaining a healthy gut flora! Did you know there are over 500 types of bacteria that weigh about 4 pounds in your digestive system? And do you realize that we are actually giant bugs walking around with having more bacterial cells than human cells?…

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What You Need To Know About Exercise!

What Happens To The Body When It Doesn’t Get Enough Exercise? Many things happen to the body when it doesn’t get enough exercise. Unfortunately, it goes way beyond gaining weight. It’s important to remember that even a little bit of exercise is better than no exercise at all. Continue reading to learn more about the…

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The Inverse Relationship Between Habits and Willpower

  It’s hard to keep up willpower for any length of time. Yes, we can stick to a low-fat 1,000 calorie diet and go hungry for a week or two, but eventually our willpower fades. And yes, we can do exercise we hate for a while… until we run out of willpower.   But what…

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10 Simple Ways To A Healthier You

With the New Year in full swing, I’ve already decided 2017 is  going to be a great year for me. How do I know? you ask.. well… because I said so! What about you? Have you decided this year is going to be your best? Maybe your looking for new adventures, or maybe a change…

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Easy Homemade Granola

Easy Homemade Granola   Author: Cheryl Cowperthwaite Recipe type: Breakfast Prep time:  10 mins Cook time:  45 mins Total time:  55 mins Save Print Why buy store bought Granola when its so easy to make your own at home! Customize ingredients to your liking. Its that simple. Ingredients 3 cups of Oats ( I used Gluten Free)…

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3 Simple Steps To Creating New Habits

    Let’s talk about forming new habits. We all have times in our lives where we intentionally want to change our behavior for the better and create new habits for ourselves. This could be getting in the habit of eating healthier and drinking more water, quit smoking. Or it could be exercising more and…

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COCOA VS CACAO

Have you tried cacao powder before? You’ve most likely heard of cocoa powder that many bakers use for baking, but did you know there’s a difference between the two? I never heard of cacao powder before until a friend mentioned that she makes hot chocolate with it, and that there’s amazing health benefits to this…

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The Amazing Chaga!

I never heard of Chaga until about a year ago, my parents called me up  and were very excited to tell me they found CHAGA  growing on the birch trees on their property in Northern British Columbia. WHAT IS CHAGA? Chaga is considered the KING of medicinal mushrooms. Birch trees that are usually older than…

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The Story Of Oregano Oil

Oregano Oil is an oil that my family uses quite a bit, especially  during cold and flu season. When my son was younger, he was constantly getting strep throat and put on antibiotics. Kids pick up every virus that tends to be lurking around schools. Some kids are prone to ear infections (like I was…

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Hungry Like The Wolf

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I dont know about you, but now that the winter season is quickly approaching, Im stocking up on hot cereals! Nothing tastes better than a bowl of hot oatmeal on a cold day. The creamy satisfying texture is so fulfilling, that its no wonder oatmeal is one of my favourite comfort foods! Maybe your not…

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Three Egg-citing Egg Dishes

In honor of World Egg Day I thought it would be fun to gather up a few of my favorite egg dishes I’ve made over the last while. And now I want to cook them all! Eggs contain 13g of protein, 1.1g of carbs and 11g of fat and only 70 calories per 100g of…

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