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Back to school power snack ideas for kids of all ages

In the back to school, back to work rush, have you been reaching for the fast, convenient foods that you know aren’t great but you just don’t have the time to figure out your options?

Especially when your kids are so nit picky about this food and that food?

Remember, as nutrition coach Adam Hart always says, the goal is to add more of the good things to your diet and eventually it will become a way of life. Read more

Heal your gut with probiotic-rich foods

I was reluctant to go near sauerkraut until my friend and fermented foods nerd Andrea Potter convinced me that her recipe would help with my digestion issues.

Surprisingly, the raw purple cabbage mixture was just as Andrea described: crunchy, vibrant, tangy and a major digestion booster.

I’ve been hooked since, and Vancouver smart foodies are all over it too. Read more

The three most food smart and friendly grocery stores in town

You know you’re in a five star grocery store when:

  • the focus is on smart local and organic foods
  • the staff treat you like a friend and are transparent about their products
  • the store is small, modern and yet intimate.

So far, I’ve found only three food stores that have fully embraced this new way of doing business  – with authenticity and care. If you want a lift to your day or need to get awesome smart foods without getting lost in lonely aisles, go visit.

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