Charcuterie boards on a blue plaid picnic blanket with a grass background. Around the three boards are plates with compostable cutlery, and a plate that has a baguette and apple crisps on it.

Friendly reminder All of our locations are closed on Monday, August 3 for the Civic Holiday. We will reopen on Tuesday, August 4 at 8:00 a.m. The Civic Holiday long weekend is almost here! How is it August already? We can’t believe how quickly the summer is flying by! It feels like just yesterday we were…

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Raspberry and pineapple popsicles in plastic holders with twine tied around the handles. The popsicles are in a metal tray on ice, raspberries and pineapples. The metal tray sits on top of a concrete counter top.

Summer is here, and what better of a time to make some healthy homemade frozen treats that you and your family can enjoy! We wanted to find ways to beat the summer heat and still keep it nutritious. Let’s take some everyday frozen favourites. We’ll be using ingredients that are better for you than their…

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Smoothies are our go-to breakfast or lunch in the heat of the summer! They are also exceptionally easy to prepare and eat on the go, which leaves no excuses for not preparing something ahead of time. With smoothies, you’re not grabbing something unhealthy when you’re out-and-about because you’re starving. However, let’s be clear about one…

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Our minds are always racing a mile a minute – thinking of the one hundred tasks you need to accomplish in the day. A lot of the time, we chalk this up to just being the world that we live in and how busy life is, but to be honest, it doesn’t have to be…

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It’s been just about four months since the kids have been home from school and if you have kids of your own, it’s safe to say, you likely miss sending them off for the day and the sense of normalcy that school brings. Since they’ve been home for a while now, you’ve possibly run out…

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Happy 153rd birthday, Canada! While we most likely know that Canada Day is also known as Canada’s birthday, did you know these other interesting facts about the birth of the country we live in? While originally celebrated by the ringing of bells at the Cathedral Church of St. James in Toronto, over the years, Canada…

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Welcome to part two of the Pantry Essentials blog! When creating the original blog, it became apparent that many items can make up your pantry and be considered essential. The more you have on hand, the more creative you can get in the kitchen, and that’s why we wanted to make the first blog into…

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Have you ever stopped to wonder why we typically sleep for about one third of our lives? The short answer is because it’s simply that important for our overall health and more specifically, our immune health. Sleep is necessary for recovering from the energy expenditure you have endured throughout your day; it allows both your…

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If you’re on social media you’ll notice that many people’s photos and captions lately depict them drinking copious amounts of coffee, making banana bread or starting to drink alcoholic beverages early on in the day, since there is nowhere to go and nothing to do (due to social distancing). While it may seem innocent and…

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Getting enough fruit into your children’s daily routine can be a challenge as many young kids are picky eaters. Children know what they like and stick to it. Having said that, fruits are an important food to incorporate into your child’s diet for a number of reasons. Firstly, they provide fibre, which helps keeps things…

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