Banana Chocolate Chip Muffin Tops

These muffin tops prepare more like a cookie and are baked on a cookie sheet.  However, the texture is more like a banana chocolate chip muffin...and everyone knows the top of the muffin is the best part anyway! 2 medium bananas, mashed 1/4 cup grape seed oil 1/4…

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Soul-Soothing African Peanut Stew

This creamy and lightly spicy stew is a great comfort food for the cold days ahead but it's light and fresh enough that you could eat it all year.  It has a bit of a kick but you can control the spice with the amount cayenne and jalapeño…

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Peanut Butter Cookie Dough Bites

These peanut butter cookie dough bites from Oh She Glows are even better than traditional cookie dough and they're WAY better for you too!  They can be stored in the freezer for a quick and easy snack!1 1/2 cup (375ml) gluten-free rolled oats2 tbsp (30ml) coconut oil2 tbsp…

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The Truth About Chiropractic X-Rays

Over the last three decades the evidence for diagnosing spinal pain has moved from a static approach (for example, x-rays) to a more dynamic, patient centered approach.   This involves a variety of different factors including looking at how we move, muscle tension, orthopedic testing, stress, ergonomics, etc.   This…

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The Concussion Playbook

Concussions are called an ‘invisible injury’ because its symptoms aren’t always easy to recognize and even MRI imaging isn’t perfect at identifying a concussion. But with this kind of brain trauma, the effects are all too real. According to Scientific American, one blow to the head may increase…

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5 Tips to Feel Great This Winter

Winter can be tough for a lot of people, but for those already dealing with anxiety and depression, it can be just one more obstacle. Although we have been experiencing spring-like weather, this winter is not quite over. Right now, everyone I know is escaping to the sunny south to…

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Coconut Flour…How do I use that anyway?

Many people are switching from a gluten free diet these days and coconut flour is a great alternative flour option!  Not only is coconut flour a tasty alternative, it has a plethora of health benefits as well. Health Benefits of Coconut Flour High in indigestible fibre which allow…

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Why Bone Broth?

How It's Made Making bone broth involves a long brewing process, generally 24-48 hours and the addition of acid (in the form of vinegar).  The long cooking time along with the acid allows the extraction of the functional compounds from the bones, cartilage and connective tissue. It also allows…

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Energy Boosters

Everyone is familiar with all-out energy drain, those times when no matter how enticing that new movie, fabulous shoe sale, or friendly barbecue, you just can’t psych yourself up to go. What can be harder to recognize is chronic energy drain. In this case, you may not necessarily…

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