Posts Tagged "clean food"

Jess’ Favourite Things, Dec 11: Local Organic Delivery

Jess’ Favourite Things, Dec 11: Local Organic Delivery

Mama Earth Organics keeps my Wednesdays pretty exciting! It is when my delivery of all organic, mostly local produce comes to my door. Every Friday I get an email with a list of items I will be receiving the following Wednesday. I then have until Tuesday morning to sign in to the site and customize this list, should I want to swap some things out for other items. Also, they are affiliated with a few local bakeries (including Queen St Gluten Free Bakery where I love to get my bean and millet toast). You can add items such as maple syrup, hummus, eggs, almond milk etc to the order as well. And let me tell you, in the middle of the week, more often than not, I do not...

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Saghi: Pure + Simple and Feel Good Guru

Saghi: Pure + Simple and Feel Good Guru

I wrapped up last week’s diary entry mentioning my transition into using natural beauty products, and the natural facial I was planning to get at Pure + Simple. All I can say about the facial is: Ah-mazing! I chose the super hydrating facial that replenishes and restores the skin’s water content, while unclogging pores. It was a one hour treatment that left my face feeling clean and super moisturized! I may have been their ideal customer that day, as I purchased a facial cleanser, exfoliator, serum, cream and lip balm. I’m obsessed with putting vaseline on my lips before bed but I have recently learned that vaseline does not get absorbed into the lips...

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Making Convenience Foods Healthy

Making Convenience Foods Healthy

Probably more often than not, the reason why people end up eating unhealthy foods are because they are fast and easy, and require little to no preparation. Because let’s face it, healthy foods taste delicious too. So, here are some healthy options for you that require little to no prep! Snacks: Pre-washed and cut vegetables and hummus Apples (self-packaged!) Babybel cheese – opt for light Raw nuts Egg whites (zap ‘em or fry them quickly in a tiny bit of oil – eat them with salsa for a pop of flavour) Rice cakes and natural peanut butter Kale chips – now sold at many grocery stores, or make your own in advance (recipe HERE) Protein shakes...

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Give Thanks – A Chat with Live Food Bar

Give Thanks – A Chat with Live Food Bar

“Give Thanks” provides me with a platform to showcase and to express gratitude for companies and people who are making living well easier. We all know that staying on track can be extremely difficult, especially in the case of eating out in restaurants and in sharing social occasions with friends. This is why I chose the perfect place to start – and that is with Toronto’s very own, very popular, Live Food Bar. I spoke with Tara Thomson on behalf of the company, and asked her the following questions: Why is eating clean and whole foods so important these days? TT: “Eating clean, whole foods is so important these days due to the fact that we...

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