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Healthy Holiday Food Swaps

Healthy Holiday Food Swaps

No one has ever said that eating healthy during the holiday season is easy, but there are many things you can do to enjoy the holidays without overindulging. It is perfectly acceptable to indulge in your favourites, but with a little planning it is possible to enjoy your holiday dinners while focusing on some healthy choices. Check out our favourite healthy holiday swaps to keep you feeling good right into the new year.

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Seasonal Eating (& Why It's Important)

Seasonal Eating (& Why It's Important)

Seasonal eating is very important to both support the local economy as well as our health. Eating seasonally means consuming produce that is in season in your local region meaning it's fresher, more flavourful and more nutritious. Sounds great, doesn't it?! Use this article as a guide on how to choose seasonal produce and what to look for in your local grocery store.

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Gluten Free Baking Staples

Gluten Free Baking Staples

If you follow a gluten-free lifestyle or make a conscious effort to remove gluten from your diet, here are some gluten-free baking staples to stock your pantry with for all your favourite recipes. Going gluten-free is a big change, but it doesn't have to be difficult if you have the right ingredients on hand. Check out these gluten-free baking staples to make cooking and baking a breeze!

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Are Your Mornings Lacking Protein? Your Solution is Here!

Are Your Mornings Lacking Protein? Your Solution is Here!

For a lot of us, breakfast is a grab-and-go ordeal which likely means a carbohydrate heavy meal with little-to-no protein. If you are looking to lose weight and improve your overall health, a protein-rich breakfast is important to curb cravings throughout the day and avoid late night snacking. Here are some breakfast protein options that are far from boring and are easy to whip together first thing in the morning.

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Hearty Chickpea Recipes to Prep This Week

Hearty Chickpea Recipes to Prep This Week

Here at Shulman Health & Weight Loss, we love chickpeas as a plant-based protein source. You don't need to be vegetarian to enjoy chickpeas and all the health benefits they offer.

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3 Strawberry Recipes to Celebrate Strawberry Season

3 Strawberry Recipes to Celebrate Strawberry Season

If you haven't been strawberry picking yet this year, head over to Robintide Farms for the most delicious strawberries around! There's nothing like fresh Ontario strawberries and to celebrate the season, here are 3 recipes to try this summer.

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Everything You Need to Know About Chlorophyll

Everything You Need to Know About Chlorophyll

If you think back to grade school, you'll remember learning about chlorophyll and its role in photosynthesis in plants. So what are the benefits of humans taking the chlorophyll supplements you've seen on the market? Keep reading to find out...

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Ingredient Feature: Coconut Oil

Ingredient Feature: Coconut Oil

Coconut oil has become a staple in many kitchens and packaged goods, especially health food products at the grocery store. Many health food companies are replacing vegetable oils with coconut oil in their recipes due to the health benefits that coconut oil boasts. Continue reading for more information on coconut oil and how to include it in your diet.

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5 Delicious Breakfast Recipes with 5 Ingredients (or less!)

5 Delicious Breakfast Recipes with 5 Ingredients (or less!)

For most people, eating breakfast in the morning is a great way to boost metabolism and kickstart their day. It is important to eat a nutritious breakfast and sometimes this can seem overwhelming and time consuming. Check out these quick and easy 5-ingredient-or-less breakfast ideas to take the stress out of making breakfast. All of these recipes have more than 10 grams of protein per serving too!

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Our Favourite Fruit Salad (and how to keep it fresh)

Our Favourite Fruit Salad (and how to keep it fresh)

Summer is the time to stock up on fresh seasonal produce and make big salads - with fruit salads being one of them! Here at Shulman Health and Weight Loss, we love throwing all our favourite fruit into a big bowl and having it on hand for the week. Check out our favourite fruit salad recipe below with a tip on how to keep your fruit from turning brown.

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