Curried Butternut Squash Soup

The BEST soup I've ever made!  This soup checks all the boxes...whole food ingredients, packed full of nutrients, super comforting and satisfying, simple to make and got rave reviews at a family potluck!I tripled the recipe to fill my slow cooker, but only used about 2 tbsp of…

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Cold & Flu Prevention Staples for Kids

It's that time of year again when germs start spreading like wildfire!  If you've got kids in school or daycare, you'll know just how frequently cold and flu bugs are passed around once the fall hits. Fortunately, there are things that can help reduce the severity and frequency…

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Enjoying A Stress-Free Holiday Season

The holiday season is a busy time filled with shopping, good food and family, but there can also be tension and stress. For many people, holidays mean changes in work, exercise and dietary habits. But there are easy things you can do to take the stress out of…

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Winter Walking Lessons

During late fall and all the way into early spring, we see our temperatures swing widely from well above zero to frigidly below.  Some days can seem quite warm giving us a sense of respite from the cold weather but we must still be careful going out and…

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Daily Routine Can Be a Pain

We live in a world where we’re constantly in a hurry, juggling multiple tasks and carrying our belongings with us everywhere. And, believe it or not, this can have serious consequences on your back health. In fact, back pain sends more patients to doctors than any condition other…

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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 oats 2 tbsp (30ml) coconut…

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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 transition,…

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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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