Tomatoes and Basil on Toast

Tomatoes and Basil on toast is a quick and easy breakfast idea. It is actually so delicious that it can be enjoyed at any meal. With just a few easy steps the Tomatoes and Basil on Toast recipe is created. All you need to do is chop, saute, toast and spread. That's it!! The most difficult part when making the Tomatoes and Basil on Toast is finding a good quality bread. We recommend choosing a sprouted whole grain bread for easier digestion and utilization of nutrients. One brand that seems to...
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Summer Salads and Smoothies Wrap Up

I want to thank everyone for the warm and welcoming standing ovation at our Summer salads and smoothies event the other night. HAHA! Just kidding, just a little fun we had with everyone. I do want to thank everyone so very much for making the event a big success! Rhonalyn and Kristin for taking some great pictures and sharing them (and Julia for helping pass out the smoothies). I've already talked to a handful of members like Ashley who's been inspired and posting some awesome pics a...
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Triple Berry Salad

This Triple Berry Salad is jam packed with flavour and will have your taste buds jumping. Finding fresh local berries will be the key to success with this one. The juicer the better. Enjoy it as a meal by adding quinoa or add to the side of any meal for a lighter option. You can even add a cooked chicken breast if you wish. The possibilities are endless with this delicious, versatile salad. Ingredients Serves 4 people 4-6 cups spinach 1 cup sliced strawberries 1 cup raspberri...
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100 Boxes for 100 Local Families

100 boxes for 100 local families
https://youtu.be/DKfrq_KYHMM I’ve decided that I’d like to do something this year for those in need. I’ve wanted to do this for awhile now but never took the initiative. It seems like more than ever local families are in need. I also understand food banks could use our help more than ever. I know there are so many organizations out there that are doing incredible things. Organizations I could help out, in fact, when I tell people what I’d like to do, many say, ‘why don’t you help _____...
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Graphite Glitter

https://youtu.be/Lmsb-ZbDKsw We've got another supporting local video coming at you with Kristin Whitlow from Graphite Glitter. The reason I put these videos together is because more than ever I believe we need to come together and support those in our communities. We need to raise awareness, share the word and support our neighbours, friends and family that are trying to make a living doing what they love. In this short video Kristin talks about the importance of supporting local to her, ...
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Shirley’s Greenhouse

For this edition of Supporting Local, this video interview is about Shirley's Greenhouse. Now as you'll soon find out Dawn Buschert isn't Shirley from 'Shirley's Greenhouse, but you'll quickly hear how she doesn't correct those that call her Shirley. https://youtu.be/iHvgTR5e4PU Shirley is her mother who started Shirley's Greenhouse before Dawn and her family took over. In this video interview Dawn will talk about the importance of supporting local, she'll talk about the importance of 'goo...
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Carstairs Flower Shop Sparkling Dahlia

Carstairs Flower Shop Sparkling Dahlia
I feel it's so important to support local which is why I brought on Erin Braybrook who is the owner of the Carstairs Flower Shop Sparkling Dahlia. I wouldn't say it's the easiest thing to do to start your own business, in fact for me personally it's the hardest thing I've ever done. The truth is, many of us that start our own businesses rely on local to support to run a business, feed ourselves and our families and without that local support, the service simply isn't available anymore. ...
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Holding on to Hope

Holding on to hope
It seems like every day you hear of another person that lost their job, was laid off or didn’t have many hours. And it’s sad, it really is. My heart goes out to them. I know what it’s like to not know where the next paycheque will come from. I know what it’s like to check the mail hoping that the payment you’re waiting for arrives. And I know what it’s like to wonder how you’re going to pay your bills. What I don’t know is what it’s like to have to support a family, a home, to have children d...
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