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Is it a cold, flu, COVID-19 or Allergies?

  It’s time of year again, allergy season.  You’ve probably been through this before, the all too familiar nasal congestion, sneezing and sore throat, but with the current COVID-19 pandemic circulating you’re mind starts to worry that you might have picked it up somewhere. Here are some key...

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Lifelong Vitality Challenge

I want to tell you about something I’m excited to be running for anyone ready to put themselves first. It hit me that although so many of our customers put their health first by visiting us on a regular basis, that they may be missing out...

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Carrot Cake Chia Pudding

This recipe was inspired by one created by That Clean Life. Ingredients: 1 carrot grated 1/2 cup chia seeds 2 cups unsweetened almond milk 1/4 cup walnuts 2 tbsp flaked coconut (unsweetened) Sweeten to taste (stevia, maple syrup, or xylitol) Toothpick swirl (or up to one drop) of On Guard Essential Oil   Directions: Soak chia...

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Chocolate Mint Bars

As always, our website only includes recipes that will help those of you struggling with food intolerances!  All are free of dairy, gluten and refined sugar or will at least provide options. I whipped up this incredible treat when my mother in law was experiencing issues...

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Cowboy Caviar

This salad is a great option for lunches.  The protein and fibre will keep you feeling satiated for hours.   Beans are a big part of the Mediterranean diet...

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Iron Rich Greens Smoothie

Did you know fermented foods such as yogurt can increase the availability of iron? Even though calcium inhibits iron absorption, fermented foods do the opposite. We often think of meat or spinach when it comes to iron in foods, right? But there are a few facts I think you'll...

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Got a Sweet Tooth?

Sugar Substitutes to Satisfy Your Cravings - written by Nindy Grewal, Registered Holistic Nutritionist Holiday season is approaching fast and so are all the tempting goodies. The Christmas cookie exchange parties, holiday dinners and work social gatherings have begun and all the glory of baking (and...

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Green Smoothie Bowl

Recipe by Nindy Grewal, Nutritional Practitioner at Balance Point Health Centre. Ingredients: 1 cup of cold filtered water handful of berries (strawberries, blueberries, raspberries) - frozen or fresh huge handful of kale or spinach 1 scoop of whey or vegan protein 1 tsp of cinnamon 1...

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Halloween Tricks or Treats?

It’s that time of year again….Halloween is here with all the ghouls and ghosts roaming our streets. I for one have always loved Halloween – dressing up and being any character my heart desires each year. Now my children have followed in my footsteps and...

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Excess Sugar and Aging

Blog by Natasha DeCarie, Certified and Registered Holistic Nutritionist There are many forms of sugar; corn syrup, cane sugar, sucrose, fructose, maltose, and sorbitol just to name a few and they all have one thing in common - they are all addictive. Sugar might not cause physical...

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Snowball Cookies – revamped!

Cookies, treats, chocolate…they are everywhere during the holiday season. If you want to stick to your health goals over the holidays but at the same time, not feel deprived, there are many options that are similar to our ‘old’ favourites that are worth a try....

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Chocolate Zucchini Loaf (grain free)

This recipe is fantastic.  Why? It is gluten free (no bloating!) High in protein (eggs) and fiber (thank-you coconut flour) You can send it in your kids lunches - nut free! Good amount of healthy medium chain fats for energy Low glycemic - therefore no sugar spikes and dips (in...

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Gluten free Pumpkin Spice Muffin

This recipe was inspired by a recipe I found by Dianne Steeper.  It tastes great and has a good texture for a gluten free muffin. 2 eggs 1/4 cup grapeseed oil 1/4 cup unsweetened applesauce 1/2 cup unrefined (platation) raw brown sugar (or xylo-sweet for...

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Pumpkin Protein Power Muffins

Ideally, the ‘healthiest’ muffin is high in protein, fiber and contains only the healthiest fats.  A healthy diet aims at keeping insulin levels (and sugar levels) balanced throughout the day and this means eating more protein and fiber to keep you feeling full, longer. (doesn’t...

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Molasses Muffins (allergen free)

I make these muffins all the time as they are free of all allergens and very simple.  Feel free to get creative by adding nuts and other fruits like blueberries, raspberries, raisons or dates.   Ingredients:   1 tsp egg replacer plus 2 tbsp water (or 1 tbsp ground...

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Black Bean Peppermint Brownies

  What a perfect healthy conscious holiday treat!  Who knew beans could taste so great?  Why are these so great? high in fiber - balanced blood sugar and moods low in saturated fats coconut oil is fantastic for energy levels high in protein to keep you...

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