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A Spring Cleanse

By Hailey O’Hara “If you don’t take care of your body, where are you going to live?” ~ Unknown As the days become longer and life starts to surface through the snow covered ground, we may feel inspired to harness a newfound energy and vigor to clean. We may begin… 

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Homemade cocoa-coconut body butter & coconut lip scrub

Winter is well upon us, here in the City of Champions–and rather than complain about what the cold weather is doing to our skin, I figured it was time to take action and do something productive about it. Dry skin and chapped lips be-gone! These recipes are incredibly easy to… 

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Lavender brown rice crisps with coconut and almond

The lavender in these brown-rice crispies lends a unique, floral note that updates the otherwise, somewhat tired-childhood treat. Bonus-they are super easy and quick to make (ready in under 10 minutes).   Lavender brown rice crisps with coconut and almond Ingredients: – 1-340g box Kellogg’s Brown Rice Krispies -1-250g bag… 

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Music Monday Pt. I

  Video 1 courtesy of: “Published on Nov 26, 2013 OUT NOW: http://smarturl.it/LockjawEP Follow Flume: https://www.facebook.com/flumemusic” Accessed online on December 2, 2013 from: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dKAbjLO1bUw Video 2 is courtesy of: “Published on Dec 11, 2012 Majestic Casual – Experience music in a new way. » Facebook: http://on.fb.me/majesticfb » Twitter: http://bit.ly/majestictwitter“ Accessed online on December 2, 2013 from: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CwYo5DzFzQ4  … 

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Just another food blogger?

These days the internet is swimming with self-made bloggers of all kinds–fashion, music, food and the list goes on. So what sets this blog apart from all the other food blogs, many of which are filled with mouth-watering photos of masterfully styled creations, endless creative recipes and clever prose? What… 

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Growing Insights- Everything you want to learn about urban farming, food security, sustainability and local food!

If you care about where your food comes from (which you should), and are curious about food security/urban farming, then register for this FREE online forum to learn about sustainable urban farming and local food in Alberta. Great resource if you want to learn more about how the food you… 

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Keeping food safety sexy…

As a student in graduate school, studying food safety and food microbiology, it is concerning to me to see a swath of budget cuts and funding to Universities. The debate for the allocation of funding for research falls upon two distinct sides: Applied Research vs. Basic Research. In laymen’s terms… 

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Memories and meals.

On a relaxed Tuesday, I sit at my desk cozying up in my Grandfather’s old red flannel shirt, and am thinking about the past few months of my life– Today’s recipe is in memory of my Grandparents, who both recently passed away this past year. My Grandmother did not eat… 

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