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Spring Asparagus & Hemp Seed Salad

After months of cold weather, many of us are feeling anxious for anything and everything that 6973501_sencompasses spring. While soul-soothing warming dishes and comfort foods serve us well throughout the winter months, chances are you’re starting to feel a bit sluggish by now.  Maybe you’ve put on a few pounds (really, what species DOESN’T throughout the winter!?) Or, maybe your body is now calling out for more refreshing, lighter fare. Either way, the transition into spring can be the perfect time to hit the reset button and provide the body with a little extra love. Just like we focus on spring cleaning for our homes, our bodies can use a little spring cleanup too. Continue reading

Cleansing Berry-Green Smoothie

For many people,  murky-looking concoctions resembling swamp water are what first come to mind when envisioning a ‘green’ smoothie. While I’ll be the first to admit that Krishn and I can be a bit hardcore with our smoothies and enjoy green combos that can send others running, it doesn’t have to be that way. In fact, a ‘green’ smoothie doesn’t need to actually look green at all.

If you’ve been wanting to incorporate more greens into your breakfast but just can’t wrap your head around gulping back a green drink in the morning, than this smoothie is for you. There are so many options for flavouring smoothies to your liking and while these nutrient-dense beverages shouldn’t typically contain a lot of fruit, you can absolutely use fruits that are lower in sugar to offset the bitterness of the greens and ‘hide’ the fact that they’re even in there. Continue reading