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Yams Vs. Sweet Potatoes: What's The Difference?

Of all the tubers, sweet potatoes are probably my favourite. I add them as a banana replacement in smoothies, use them in casseroles, and even add ‘em to veggie burgers for a subtly sweet and thicker consistency. Sometimes recipes call for…
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Crispy, Turmeric-Spiced, Perfectly Roasted Cauliflower

Cauliflower is one of those vegetables that always ends up lurking in my crisper. I buy it thinking that I’ll add it to meals - stir-fries, soups, stews… you name it - but I never get around to it. There’s just something unappealing about…
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Turmeric Tofu Scramble: Quick, Filling, and Easy on the Wallet

Normally, I go for sweet breakfasts. As you might remember, I’m a huge smoothie fan, and I love oatmeal too. On weekends though, I always crave savoury breakfasts. I’m unsure if it’s the luxury of sleeping in and having time to prepare…
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Meal Planning 101: Eighteen Tips For A Simple Week Of Meals

Meal planning is a great way to help reduce food waste, especially if you can use the same ingredients multiple times, and factor in using your leftovers as well. This means you'll also save money and time, and eat healthier, which is a huge…
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A Low-Sugar Smoothie: Skip Banana, Add Cauliflower!

You’ve probably read about it in a recent recipe or on your favourite food blogger’s feed. No, it’s not a new superfood that’s popped up on the market (we’re looking at you, charcoal). We’re talking about taking your smoothies to…
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Kick The Cold With This Immune-Boosting Tonic

Struggling with the sniffles? If you’re like me, I always manage to catch an annual cold. It usually sneaks up on me when I’m stressed or busy. This was especially the case in university. Whenever I’d get sick (which was a lot - university…
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Craving A Reset? Try Our Winter Green Smoothie

Well, the holidays are over and for some, it’s time for a reset. If you don’t feel like doing juice or soup cleanses, no problem - they’re not for everyone. Instead, a “reset” can simply be enjoying healthy foods. For me, a reset always…
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Easy, Breezy, Holiday Cranberry Tart Recipe - Blush Lane

When we think of cranberries, the first thing that comes to mind is likely cranberry sauce (that or the band, either one). Other popular ways to consume this vibrant berry is dried and sweetened or made into an obnoxiously sweet juice (yeah…
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A Vegan Charcuterie Board: Your New Favourite Holiday Appy

During the holidays, dinner parties and potlucks are on the rise. While it’d be nice to arrive at a party empty-handed (because I can be lazy like that), more often than not, parties require me to bring an appetizer. Most party appetizers…
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What's Water Kefir And Why Should You Drink It?

Traditionally, kefir originated as a probiotic-rich milk drink in the Caucasus Mountains. It’s been around since the 1800s and was made by mixing cow, goat, or sheep milk with a probiotic culture. It has a taste and texture similar to thin…