Post-Workout Protein Shake

  “Better Than Your Boyfriend’s Post-Workout Protein Shake” is what this should really be named. I’ve never really tried the powdered gunk everybody seems to swear by, the smell and sludge-like appearance just doesn’t do it for me. I’m the absolute worst at eating properly before and after the gym, which is why I’m putting…

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Chipotle Popcorn.

Olive oil and mixed spices make this snack healthier than the usual simulated butter flavouring you’ll find at the movie theatre. “Recent studies show” that a large sized popcorn with butter at such Canadian movie theatre chains as Cineplex, AMC, and Empire can run you up to anywhere between 1,100 and 1,300 calories, with up…

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Zucchini Bread with Honey + Molasses

  Two days ago in British Columbia an astonishing 20 temperature records were broken at weather stations across the province. The temperature highs in the top three communities to break their records ranged from 40.7 C to 41.1 C. Byproducts of these kinds of temperatures include uncontrolled wildfires, smog buildup, and red tides, all three of which are…

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Lazy Black Forest Cake

  Summer calls for food that is seasonal and light. When you google summer dessert you’re mostly overrun with fruit trifles and different (read: gimmicky) ways to make a watermelon look like a cake. Neither of these are among my favourite food trends for obvious reasons. Simplicity is in, kitschy is out. Use in-season produce (and local) if you…

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