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It’s not a weakness. It’s an opportunity.

2021-04-01

We all have things we’d like to improve.  Areas of our lives, ourselves our bodies that we want to be different. How we look at these things, and therefore ourselves is important.  We can use a lens that shows weakness, imbalance, frailty or flaws.  Or we can use a lens that highlights interesting challenges and …

Treat your heart with kindness this February!

2021-02-25

Most Canadians have at least one risk factor of heart disease and stroke.  This means it’s very important to ensure you’re taking the best possible care of yourself. Cardiovascular health is heavily influenced by an individual’s physical and social environment, and factors such as availability of healthy foods, physical education, working conditions and community resources. …

February is National Heart Month!

Did you know that heart disease is the number one killer of women? Most cardiac events can be prevented, yet cardiovascular diseases continue to be women’s greatest health threat. Eating more fruits, vegetables, chicken and fish leads to better heart health. It’s also recommended that women get at least 150 minutes of exercise each week. …

Probiotic Breakfast

INGREDIENTS ● 1 cup quinoa ● 1 3/4 cups water ● Kosher salt ● 1 medium avocado ● 2 medium scallions ● 2 tablespoons olive oil, divided ● 4 packed cups baby spinach (about 4 ounces) ● 4 large eggs ● 1 cup fermented red cabbage or beet kraut, Eden organics ● 1 cup plain …

Moments That Take Your Breath Away

By Meg Sharp, WFCC Director of Training & Education   First kisses… The first time you hold a newborn baby in your arms… Watching that same baby take their first steps, ride a bike, graduate from college, get married… Locking eyes with your longtime partner and realizing you are still so much in love… Moments …

Vegan Thai Green Curry

2021-01-25

Ready in 35 minutes Serves 4 people INGREDIENTS ½ block (6 oz.) firm tofu, pressed and diced Avocado oil (or cooking oil of choice) ½ cup finely diced white onion 1 tablespoon finely minced fresh ginger 3 cloves garlic, minced 3 tablespoons Thai green curry paste* 1 can (14 oz.) full fat coconut milk 1 …