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3 Big Reasons We Love Farmers Markets & Local Produce

With spring, comes a flood of seasonal farmers markets, which means it’s easier for you to access farm-fresh produce. If you’re wondering why farmers markets may just be the greatest thing to pop up in your neighborhood this spring, here are 3 big reasons why you should seek out your local farmers market.

Beat the Beet

I haven’t always been partial to beets, in fact my stance for the first 20 years of my life was that a palate was better served without them (and I wonder where my youngest son Bode gets his food opinions from?!?!). Maybe it was the raw beet juice my mother insisted I have as it was “good for my blood”, because for the majority of my life through young adulthood I equated beets with the taste of earth. And that is not a food experience I was looking for. Things have changed, however, quite a lot. As I got older I made an effort to have at least one slice of beet at a salad buffet and insisted that, “this beet is for my mom”. And over time I ... Continue

Eating Blog

Make Your Own Cereal

3 Reasons to Make Your Own Breakfast Cereal

Posted on07/29/14

Written by Isabel Smith, MS, RD

Of the many different breakfast options, cereals are a popular, quick-fix for breakfast. When they're fresh, fiber-filled and home-made they make for a great way to start the day; however, most often it's easier to pick ready-prepared varieties that are often laden with extra calories, sugar and artificial colorings. This guideline makes it easier for you to make your own healthy cereals!

Raspberry Lime Mousse

Smart Sweet: Raspberry & Lime Mousse

Posted on07/25/14

Written by Claire Georgiou, Reboot Naturopath, B.HSc ND

When you're craving a rich creamy vegan, gluten and dairy-free mousse., this is your answer. This dessert is nice and rich, which is why we love it, but I recommend this as a smaller serving. Just a small serving is all you need and it won't disrupt a healthy eating plan.