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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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Ingredient Feature: Flax Seeds

Ingredient Feature: Flax Seeds

Flax seeds are actually one of the oldest crops in the history of civilization. You've probably heard about their super food qualities and seen many recipes using whole or ground flax seeds. A typical serving is about 1 tablespoon (7 grams) of flax which contains 37 calories, 1.3 grams of protein, 3 grams of fiber and 3 grams of fat.

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Healthy Food Swaps For Common Pantry Items

Healthy Food Swaps For Common Pantry Items

Navigating the world of health and nutrition on your own can be overwhelming...especially navigating the health food aisle at the grocery store! Nowdays, there are so many gluten-free, sugar-free, grain-free products out there that it almost makes it impossible to choose the right one for you. Here are some healthy food swaps for your favourite pantry items to make grocery shopping a breeze!

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Ingredient Feature: Hemp Hearts

Ingredient Feature: Hemp Hearts

Here at Shulman Health and Weight Loss, we are obsessed with hemp hearts! You've seen us feature them in recipes before such as smoothies and avocado toast and today we will go into a deeper explanation of their health benefits. Hemp hearts are a great source of plant-based protein and healthy fats and they can be bought in bulk. Keep reading for more information on hemp hearts and how to incorporate them into your diet.

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Skipping Breakfast? Think Again...

Skipping Breakfast? Think Again...

If you are somebody who regularly skips breakfast because you're too busy in the mornings or you just don't know what you make...think again! Eating a hearty, well-rounded breakfast is an important start to the day and there are so many recipes that can be made in advance to make your morning routine a little easier. If you feel that your metabolism has slowed and you feel sluggish and low energy in the mid-afternoon, try incorporating one of these breakfast ideas into your routine next week for that energy boost your body needs!

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5 Ways to Naturally Flavour Your Water

5 Ways to Naturally Flavour Your Water

When trying to lose weight and improve your health, hydration is key! You should be drinking at least 2 litres or 8 glasses of water on a daily basis and even more if you are exercising. If you are someone who doesn’t love the taste of plain water, check out these recommendations to naturally flavour your water.

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Produce going bad? Here are some ways to repurpose your produce

Produce going bad? Here are some ways to repurpose your produce

We grocery shop on a Sunday, prepare some meals for the week and then by Friday we notice that our refrigerator's crisp drawer is still packed to the brim! We had all the good intentions of eating raw crunchy veggies and leafy greens throughout the week, but didn't make it through the entire lot. Rather than tossing out these nutritious vegetables, here are some easy ways to purpose them so they don't go to waste.

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Grocery Store Essentials (to kickstart your health today)

Grocery Store Essentials (to kickstart your health today)

Grocery shopping can be overwhelming. Grocery shopping WITHOUT a list can be even more chaotic. Here's a general list of some of our favourite grocery store essentials that are made with whole foods, low in sodium and sugar and are great to keep on hand to make healthy choices for meals and snacks. Add some of these healthy grocery store essentials to your list this week to try out something new!

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