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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

Cheeseburger Salad

Hold the bun. This deconstructed version of a drive-thru staple replete with a “special sauce” ups the nutritional ante with more veggies and assures your summer burger habit never tasted so fresh. If

Halloumi Lentil Fattoush Salad with Tomato Vinaigrette

Fattoush is the Middle Eastern answer to panzanella bread salad. Crispy pita; grilled, tender zucchini; velvety cheese; earthy lentils; lively herbs; and a vibrant tomato dressing come together in a c
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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

The Reality of Burnout

You don’t have to look far to find someone who is experiencing work-related stress. There are many potential causes for the combination of physical, mental, and emotional exhaustion also known as burn

Scribble Anxiety Away

Whether you’re actively experiencing anxiety or would simply like to invest in regular self-care and proactive stress management, art therapist Shauna Kaendo recommends the following directive.Grab a

31 Days to Low Waste

Happy New Year! Ringing in 2020 means it has been one year since I officially embarked on my Zero Waste (ZW) journey, attempting to drastically reduce my garbage, recycling, and food waste in an effor

Seeing Ethical Meat Through an Indigenous Lens

Just outside of Vancouver, the waters of the Capilano River lap at the shore as the river empties into the sea. A woman has trekked here from the opposite end of the city. She kneels, releasing a hand

City Farmers Chat and Chew

The weather on the day of Vancouver’s 8th Urban Farming Forum was typical for January: grey, wet, scatterings of dingy snow left over from a recent fall. It took some effort to imagine tomatoes ripeni

alive Awards 2019 Winners

alive Awards 2019 Winners\" />Each year, we invite everyone who loves natural health to vote for their very favourite products. From protein powders to coconut oils to multivitamins, the alive Awards h
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Rhubarb Strawberry Collagen Jam

This simple condiment is perfect to jazz up your next meal. Whether you use it on toast paired with nut butter, drizzled on pancakes, dolloped on oatmeal, whisked into a salad dressing, or stirred int
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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

Cheeseburger Salad

Hold the bun. This deconstructed version of a drive-thru staple replete with a “special sauce” ups the nutritional ante with more veggies and assures your summer burger habit never tasted so fresh. If