A Full Stomach & A Grateful Heart: Helping Hunger Disappear
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A Full Stomach & A Grateful Heart: Helping Hunger Disappear

Food is such a personal thing. We all have our preferences and our favourites. It’s instinctual, a natural human need that most days, we don’t even think about. It’s a given. Many of us don’t worry about where our next meal will come from. In Canada, food is available just about everywhere and in mass variety. We do our groceries, we make our lunches, and we head out to dinner with friends. It’s part of our daily routine. What isn’t part of that routine is stopping to think about how…

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Local Eats, Global Impact
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Local Eats, Global Impact

Ever since I’ve moved to Kingston, Canada, I’ve become more aware of local products and supporting the local economy. I’m not sure why this is; perhaps it’s the entrepreneurial spirit of this community. People here are so innovative and inventive. They’re constantly creating or starting their own businesses. Kingston is a unique community that way, it’s not overly large but there is always a lot going on. It’s full of movers and shakers who are not only incredibly creative, but also supportive of one another’s initiatives and ideas. They know…

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Urban-Grown Kale Chips
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Urban-Grown Kale Chips

I’m so trendy, talking about Kale right!? Or maybe Kale isn’t the cool superfood anymore and I’m behind, but regardless, I like it! You can too (just do it, it’s good for you, I’ll show you how). My hubby (who has quite the green thumb by the way) has managed to grow quite a bit on our urban Toronto balcony: spinach, beans, rosemary, basil, parsley…and of course kale. If you follow me on Instagram or Twitter you’ve probably seen my veggie-photoshoots throughout the summer. Well done healthy-hubby! As summer comes…

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Banana Chocolate Crunch Mmmuffins
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Banana Chocolate Crunch Mmmuffins

Muffins Muffins Muffins! I love these muffins, they taste great and are so easy to make even I can’t screw it up! It’s also very easy to add or take away any fixins you like. I originally got the recipe from allshecooks.com and made some changes. I’ve made these a bunch of times now, and have updated these instructions to reflect some of the tips and adjustments I’ve tried along the way. Here’s What: Wet Ingredients: – 4 ripe bananas – 1/4 cup of butter or margarine melted – 1/4…

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