February 2014 Blog Posts (24)

Lululemon Athletica Yoga Live Simply Jackets Orange Red

In a filing on Tuesday night lululemon sale in the U.S. District Court in Manhattan, the Canadian yoga wear retailer said it promptly addressed quality control problems as they became apparent, and updated investors in real time about the impact.I realize as a dude who loves Lululemon I'm in the minority. Men's hesitation to the brand hasn't gone unnoticed by the powers that be. Several months ago, the company announced that they'd be launching…

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Added by liujiabei on February 27, 2014 at 7:58pm — No Comments

Fitness success depends on action, not words

(NC) A New Year's resolution is a personalized promise to make a positive change on the first day of January – and no resolution is more popular than losing weight, or being more active. So why have so many of us abandoned this promise by the first day of February?

“Three of the…

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Added by Info4YourLife on February 27, 2014 at 12:24pm — No Comments

Fitness tips from people who have changed their lives

(NC) Instead of drowning in a flood of diet and exercise advice from the Internet, take a look at this snapshot of three inspiring Canadians who have transformed their lives with basic good sense – and with a little guidance, they say, from the pros at GoodLife Fitness:…

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Added by Info4YourLife on February 27, 2014 at 12:23pm — No Comments

Add fruit juice to brighten any dish

(NC) It's always a challenge to eat healthy on a daily basis when trying to manage a busy lifestyle.

A recent survey by the Florida Department of Citrus found that 50 per cent of Canadians report they only consume one to three servings of the Canada Food Guide's recommended daily…

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Added by Info4YourLife on February 18, 2014 at 1:53pm — No Comments

Pair springtime fun with a cool glass of lemonade

Why not toast the arrival of warmer temperatures and longer days with a refreshing and tasty beverage?

This delicious strawberry lemonade is the perfect drink after a day outdoors, and makes a sweet addition to any weekend brunch. Lightly sweetened with naturally-sourced stevia, each serving…

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Added by Info4YourLife on February 18, 2014 at 1:33pm — No Comments

Mango Lime Crumble

(NC)–For a unique dessert that will satisfy sweet cravings while keeping calories at bay, serve this delicious, fruit-filled dish.

A flavourful medley of chopped mangoes and fresh lime is covered with a crunchy oatmeal topping for a non-traditional treat that looks and tastes…

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Added by Info4YourLife on February 18, 2014 at 1:29pm — No Comments

Peanut Butter Granola Bites

If you're looking for an afternoon pick-me-up, skip the junk food and reach for one of these tasty, easy-to-make, calorie-reduced bites.

Packed with flavourful ingredients like oats, raisins and vanilla, these goodies keep your mouth happy and your stomach satisfied. Lightly sweetened with…

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Added by Info4YourLife on February 18, 2014 at 1:26pm — No Comments

Beefy Burritos

Add a flavourful twist to burrito night by blending half the beef with finely chopped mushrooms.

Serves 4

Prep Time: 20 mins.

Cook Time: 20 mins.

Ingredients:

8 oz Fresh Crimini Mushrooms – 250…

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Added by Info4YourLife on February 18, 2014 at 1:24pm — No Comments

Sloppy Joes

(NC) Revisit your childhood with the flavours of a retro classic made more nutritious with whole foods including mushrooms.

Serves 4

Prep Time: 20 mins.

Cook Time: 15 mins.…

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Added by Info4YourLife on February 18, 2014 at 1:22pm — No Comments

Serve warm and creamy maple bagels

(NC) It's maple syrup time, so how about giving your family a breakfast treat like this?

Maple, Berry & Cream Bagels

Prep Time: 5 min

Ingredients:

1 Dempster's Maple French Toast Bagel,…

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Added by Info4YourLife on February 18, 2014 at 1:21pm — No Comments

Arancini di Funghi (Mushroom Risotto Balls) by The Brunette Baker

(NC) Ingredients

1 cup Arborio Rice

½ cup finely chopped onion

1 cup crimini mushrooms, finely chopped

1 tablespoon unsalted butter

1 tablespoon canola oil

3-4 cups…

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Added by Info4YourLife on February 18, 2014 at 1:07pm — No Comments

Recycle, Reduce and Reuse with Mushrooms

(NC) It has always been said that in order to preserve the environment for future generations, we should recycle, reduce and reuse. Did you know when you buy fresh Canadian mushrooms you are helping to recycle, reduce and reuse? That's right. Mushrooms have been around for millions of years. When in…

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Added by Info4YourLife on February 18, 2014 at 1:06pm — No Comments

Whole Grain Ricotta Mushroom Tart with Tomatoes by Gourmandelle

(NC) Ingredients

For the dough:

150g whole wheat flour

50g cold butter

1/4 glass of ice cold water

sea salt

For the filling:

2…

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Added by Info4YourLife on February 18, 2014 at 1:06pm — No Comments

Compare these features and buy your next barbecue grill with confidence

(NC) If this is the year to replace your old barbecue, it helps to be prepared before walking into a local shop to look at all the options. For starters, the experts at Broil King took a few minutes to outline the basics when it comes to buying a new barbecue. An expanded version of this is available at…

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Added by Info4YourLife on February 18, 2014 at 1:05pm — No Comments

A guide to grilling with wood and smoke

(NC) Slow smoked chicken, ribs, and brisket are staples of the traditional 'southern barbecue'. The deep smoky flavours and fall-off-the-bone tenderness are hallmarks of the low-and-slow cooking technique. Originally, open pit fires were used for the slow cooking process at low temperatures, but now, a…

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Added by Info4YourLife on February 18, 2014 at 1:04pm — No Comments

Smoked Pulled Pork

Easily feed a crowd with delicious smoky barbecue

(NC) When it comes to authentic 'southern barbecue', low and slow is the name of the game, say grilling specialists at Broil King. Allow yourself plenty of time with this pork shoulder recipe. Use low temperatures and allow…

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Added by Info4YourLife on February 18, 2014 at 1:04pm — No Comments

Small changes can make a big difference to your heart health

(NC) More Canadians than ever are surviving heart attacks and strokes, even though these events are serious and can be life-threatening. In fact, the death rate from cardiovascular disease has declined more than 75 per cent over the past 60 years, and last year alone this resulted in 165,000 survivors.…

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Added by Info4YourLife on February 18, 2014 at 1:03pm — No Comments

What's the big deal about omega-3?

(NC) Omega-3 fatty acids are essential for good health, but the body does not produce them. Getting a sufficient amount in our diet every day is up to us/

As an essential health-promoting, polyunsaturated fat, omega-3s help support vascular and heart health. Studies have suggested that omega-3s play a role in cognitive function, supporting joint health, and in eye health. These important nutrients help our body to function properly.…

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Added by Info4YourLife on February 18, 2014 at 1:02pm — No Comments

Eat well by including the good fat, omega-3

(NC) Managing vascular and heart health can be difficult, especially if your body does not get enough omega-3 fatty acids. This health-promoting polyunsaturated fat is essential for human life and provides numerous health benefits, such as supporting eye, joint and brain health.

Unfortunately, our bodies don't produce it, so we rely on dietary sources.

Cold water seafood like salmon, mackerel, herring and krill are among the best…

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Added by Info4YourLife on February 18, 2014 at 1:02pm — No Comments

Krill oil is tops for a strong mind and body

(NC) Eat fish for omega-3 fatty acids, but eat the right fish. Cold water seafood like salmon, mackerel, and herring all contain high levels of omega-3 fatty acids. However one of the best sources is a lesser known seafood called krill. Its health-promoting oil originates from tiny crustaceans found in the ocean.

Omega-3 fatty acid is a well-documented polyunsaturated fat and plays an important role in cognitive and joint health, and in the maintenance…

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Added by Info4YourLife on February 18, 2014 at 1:01pm — No Comments

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