Product Review: Alligga’s Flaxseed Cooking Oil (with recipes)

When thinking about how to make good use of Alligga’s Flaxseed Cooking oil, a thought popped into my head: how high is the smoke point* on this oil? Seeing as how the smoke point would determine how I will best use it, I sifted through my nutrition books determined to find my answer. Flaxseed oil…

The Wellness Show 2014

Coming back for its 22nd year, The Wellness Show is Western Canada’s largest trade show dedicated to helping you live your life in a more holistic and balanced way. From February 14-26, the show is taking over the Vancouver Convention Centre with the latest wellness techniques, practices, products and services, like Raindrops Acupuncture.  Using 1000…

MaryinVancity’s Gift Giving Guide: For the Snacker

Do you have a friend who loves their snacks? This is a great gift. Snackbox is a great service for those who love their treats and still want to maintain a balanced diet. For as low as $24 a month, Snackbox delivers a box of delicious, healthy snacks right to your door.With Snackbox every box…

Way better Snacks: Way better for you!

By being the first of its kind to incorporate sprouted ingredients like flaxseed, chia seeds, quinoa, black beans, broccoli seeds and daikon radish seeds, Way Better Snacks truly has built a way better, simply sprouted tortilla chip- now available in Canada! Sprouting delivers many benefits including: increased vitamins and minerals; increased antioxidants; increased digestibility; and increased nutrition…