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Recipe: Carob Zucchini Muffins (GF & DF!)

You’d never believe these fluffy, moist, and rich gluten-free muffins don’t contain any chocolate! Roasted carob is an ingredient that was once a very popular alternative to cacao in the health food world, but in recent years has fallen out of the spotlight. But fear not! There are many ways you can use carob as a satisfying chocolate replacement, or simply as a nutrient-dense and caffeine-free ingredient that holds its own.

VegiDay Protein Blueberry Vanilla Muffins

VegiDay Protein Blueberry Vanilla Muffins

Easy and delicious VegiDay Protein Blueberry Vanilla Muffins come together quickly. Healthy blueberry muffins your whole family will love. VegiDay Protein Vanilla Blueberry Muffins made with VegiDay French Vanilla Protein.

More Than Skin Deep – 4 Whole-Body Supports for Healthy Skin

More Than Skin Deep – 4 Whole-Body Supports for Healthy Skin

Zoning in on the acne, wrinkles and dryness you see in the mirror pulls focus from the amazing functions of the body’s largest organ. We tend to forget that the skin serves important roles as a barrier to the external environment, a route for detoxification, and a factory for converting sunshine into vitamin D. Your nutrition, supplements, topical skincare and lifestyle practices can change the skin you’re in.

Managing Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD), Naturally

Managing Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD), Naturally

Between 2 and 6% of the Canadian population meet the criteria for Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD). This is a true depressive disorder that lasts at least two weeks and recurs in a seasonal pattern. While it can sometimes be triggered in the spring and summer, it is most common during the fall and winter.

Essential Oil Diffuser Recipes for Romance

Essential Oil Diffuser Recipes for Romance

Aromatherapy is practiced when you use essential oils for therapeutic benefits. When you inhale an essential oil, the scent molecules send a signal to your brain that can create an emotional reaction. When used safely, aromatherapy is a great way to relax and set a mood.

YOU VOTED: St Catharines’ Top Eco & Vintage Retailers

YOU VOTED: St Catharines’ Top Eco & Vintage Retailers

During our ‘Taking Care of Local Business” Giveaway last month, we asked our social media community what their favourite local, independent businesses were in St. Catharines/Niagara. Here are your favourite top local retailers in St. Catharines.

YOU VOTED: St Catharines’ Top 20 Restos/Cafes/Markets

YOU VOTED: St Catharines’ Top 20 Restos/Cafes/Markets

Last month for our ‘Taking Care of Local Business” Giveaway, we asked our social media community what their favourite local, independent businesses were in St. Catharines/Niagara – and they really showed up! your favourite local restaurants during lockdown 2.0.

5 Ways to Support Local Businesses During the 2020 Holiday Season

5 Ways to Support Local Businesses During the 2020 Holiday Season

by Jason Sebeslav, Owner The Peanut Mill Natural Foods Market was founded by my mother, Antje Wirth, in Niagara-on-the-Lake in April 1976. In the early days, we were famous for grinding peanuts into fresh peanut butter (thus the store’s name), fresh carrot and apple...

Heal Your Gut for Good!

Heal Your Gut for Good!

An interview with Amanda Santalucia, RHN Do you feel bloated, heavy or sluggish after eating? Do you have low energy, yet trouble sleeping? Having frequent cravings and trouble losing stubborn weight? I recently spoke with nutritionist Amanda Santalucia about how all...