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Empowering Myself Through Healthcare

May 4, 2020

There is truly something to be said about being empowered when it comes to my health and the choices I’m making. After I had Edwin, I quickly realized how important it is to feel empowered about my health choices. I had a traumatic birth experience, yes. But I will say that because I did have a birth plan that was followed by the doctors until they absolutely had to intervene, did make me feel like I was being listened to and like my opinion mattered. Read more…

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Raw Strawberry Beet Cups

April 29, 2020

Who else has been diving into their snack stash a little too often during this time at home? I’ve found myself reaching for all sorts of things from chocolate (thanks, Easter Bunny!) to chips. I’ve also been baking up a storm these past few weeks, so I figured it was due time to make something that looks and tastes indulgent and is actually quite healthy. Enter these Raw Strawberry Beet Cups. Made from the freshest California strawberries, which are in peak season and readily available right now (and when our local strawberries are off-season), this raw dessert is packed full of sweet strawberry flavour and lots of texture (a crunchy, sweet almond crust, creamy frozen centre and nice cream-esque swirled top). While these cups look extra fancy, they’re surprisingly simple to put together! Using only a few raw ingredients like California strawberries, beet (solely for colour), cashews and coconut milk. Everything can be added into a blender and mixed up and the presentation can’t be beat beet. Read more…

April Sunshine

April 28, 2020

Hey guys, happy Tuesday! Can you believe the amount of snow coming down today!? Ah! I hope you all had as good of a weekend as you could I know it is so so hard right now…especially for us in Nova Scotia after everything that has transpired. I get it. It is hard for me too. But it is so important to keep that positive mindset and be grateful for everything we have and just love on our people hard right now. Read more…

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