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8 Delicious Better-For-You Treats for Your Next Baking Spree

Baking a variety of different and delicious treats is all the rage right now. If you feel a little bored with just a basic loaf of bread, try diving into these unique and equally yummy desserts that h

Daddy Dinnertime Hacks

Being an active, engaged, and present parent is truly the most mentally, physically, and emotionally challenging and draining role on the planet. Part of being a good dad includes sharing the load whe
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Healthy Super Kids

Even the healthiest of kids are susceptible to common childhood illnesses. Learn how to treat colic, ear infections, and other illnesses with natural remedies.Sniffles, coughs, earaches, tummy trouble

Indian Spiced Trail Mix

Healthy snack food is the key to survival when hiking or boating. And with the focus on brain health this month, we developed a smart snack food with the quintessential ingredients for optimal brain h

Vegan Beauty

Being vegan doesn’t stop at our kitchens. Many of the skin care and beauty products in our bathroom cabinets and on our bedroom dressers may contain animal ingredients. What do we mean by “vegan”? The

Get Fit as a Family

Exercising together creates a healthier mind, body, and family connection. Commit to getting fit as a family with these creative and fun activities!It’s time to get off the bench and resolve to get fi


Simple Swaps for Your Zero Waste Journey

Make simple swaps When it comes to your Zero Waste journey, picking one change to make at a time is easier than overhauling your entire life at once! Here are a few ideas to inspire you. Bathroom:Use

5 Ways to Avoid Feeling Overwhelmed During the Coronavirus Chaos

Feeling burnt out? With COVID-19 dominating headlines everywhere, we’re all feeling a little more on edge than usual. If you’re self-isolating at home with nothing to do, it’s totally normal to get tr

Eco-friendly Food Storage

Earlier this year, Justin Trudeau announced that Canada will ban harmful single-use plastics as early as 2021. This is great news for Canada and for our planet. The sad truth is that less than 10 perc

Embracing failure to find success

Is a fear or failing getting you down? Is the pursuit of “perfect” punishing? To understand the pitfalls of perfectionism, the impacts of fearing failure, and the gifts of focusing on the journey rath

Taking a Stand for GMO Labelling, Regenerative Agriculture, and Nature

At 19 years old, Rachel Parent is already a luminary leader who encourages everyone—no matter their age—to join her in the fight for GMO labelling and protecting the planet. Find out how this activist

Is your sunscreen doing the trick?

We’ve all heard it—as pleas from caring parents, product taglines, or public service announcements: “Wear sunscreen to prevent skin cancer!” During summer months we comply—rubbing, spritzing, and slat

Blazing an organic trail

Travis Heide isn’t afraid to take risks. In the early 2000s, Heide took his newly minted business degree from the University of Saskatchewan to Calgary to work in commodity trading before starting his

Go Zero Waste

How much garbage do you generate? What about recycling or food waste? The Zero Waste movement is swiftly picking up momentum around the world, prompting people to rethink plastic, packaging, and consu


Healing Kitchari Bowls

Kitchari is an Ayurvedic staple and is extremely good for digestion. Split peas, moong dal, lentils … kitchari is made from many types of pulses. Our version includes split peas and rice soaked overni

Roasted Chicken Salad with Tangy Beet Vinaigrette

Once you see the vibrant colour and taste the sweetness that beet powder lends to vinaigrette, you’ll be left wondering why you haven’t been adding it to your dressings all along. The sweet, tangy vin

Warming Moroccan Turkey Stew

It’s a given that a delicious bowl of stew hits the mark on a cold November night. This warming stew has a fiery kick with the hidden cayenne in the spice mix. A little extra simmering will soften the

Easy-Peasy Hot Cakes with Glossy Berry Compote

Cottage cheese, large flaked oatmeal, and eggs blended together is the simplest trio for fluffy golden cakes. Top with a glossy berry compote. This is such an easy recipe—and a great start to any summ

Health News

The Rise Of Autoimmunity

While we might like to pat ourselves on the back for staying late at work, exchanging sleep for to-do lists, and eating what’s quick and convenient, we’ve become our own worst enemy: rates of autoimmu

Get Well, Not High

We wanted to share a sneak peak at some exciting content coming in the January 2020 issue of alive magazine. In this issue, the Canadian Health Food Association tells us why natural health industry ex

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5 Nutrients for Healthy Skin

Does winter leave your skin a little dry, red, and flaky? Using natural products and moisturizing regularly are helpful, but your skin care routine is only half the battle. When it comes to flaunting

I Woke Up Like This

If you want to look fresh and radiant without looking made up, the \"no-makeup\" look may be for you.Lately, even the mainstream beauty industry has been tossing heavily pigmented makeup and cakey found


Improve Your Flexibility

Flexibility is much more important than many of us believe. Here\'s why it\'s so crucial for healthy aging, and how you can improve.When was the last time your fingers said hello to your toes? Canada’s

Embrace the Canadian Winter

Getting outside is fun--even in winter! With a little planning and preparation, you can still enjoy the great outdoors.Have you noticed that your exercise routine gets harder to maintain as the days g

Is Yin Yoga For You?

In Yin yoga, poses are held for up to eight minutes. Find out how you can benefit from this passive style of yoga.Ashtanga, Iyengar, restorative, hot, flow, and power—there are a variety of yoga style

Get Your Mojo Back

Good news! You may be able to raise your testosterone level naturally. Here are a few ways to minimize the decline.“I’m starting to have a hard time keeping up with my 18-year-old son.” This concern w
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Olympic Athletes Focus on Dodging Dodgy Bugs

As the countdown to Olympic competition begins and athletes are priming for their respective competitions, their focus is on staying healthy and avoiding germs.What does an Olympic athlete think about

First Foods to Fast Foods

Toddlers and teens may not have the healthiest eating habits. Help your kids love their fruits and veggies with these tips.Feeding kids a nutritious diet isn’t rocket science, but that doesn’t mean it

Chemical-Free Kiddos

The transition to parenthood brings many changes. Often, this is also the time when moms and dads choose to adopt a more natural, chemical-free lifestyle. And since little ones’ bodies and brains are

Immunity Series, Part 2: How Can You Protect Yourself?

Read the first chapter of our Immunity Series here. While the world is focused on the rapid spread of the virus that causes COVID-19 disease, the global public health community echoes what the natural