Healthy Lifestyle

Karmen Salim
Cocktail Recipes

Cocktail Recipes

Our favourite cocktail and mocktail recipes using our Cocktail Kit. Cocktails on the patio never tasted so fresh! Watermelon Peach Spritzer Mocktail 6 oz peach kombucha 4 oz watermelon juice 1 oz lime juice 6-8 ice cubes  4-6 mint leaves for garnish  Directions: Fill two tall glasses ½ of the way with ice (about 6-8 cubes).  Take mint leaves and gently clap them together in your hands - this helps to release the oils. Add them to the glass.  Pour watermelon and lime juices over top. Give a good stir. Pour peach kombucha overtop and give it a light stir...

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Haley Knox
Waste Less, Every Day: Simple Changes for Sustainable Living

Waste Less, Every Day: Simple Changes for Sustainable Living

Every day we take part in activities that involve consumption such as eating, commuting and dressing ourselves up in the latest fashions! This consumption impacts the environment in various ways that can be hard for us to visualize. A great way to understand our impact is to look at our “Ecological Footprint”, which measures the amount of nature's resources consumed by an individual in a given year. The average Canadian has a footprint of 7.7 hectares, which is way above the sustainable goal of 1.7 hectares. Fortunately, there are very simple changes we can make to our daily lives to...

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Ingredient Spotlight: Matcha

Ingredient Spotlight: Matcha

Japanese buddhist monks have been drinking matcha during their tea ceremonies for centuries, due to it’s amazing health benefits and ability to create an ‘alert calm’. The word ‘matcha’ in Japanese literally means powdered tea - and that’s exactly what it is. It is made by grinding green tea leaves into a fine powder, to which you add hot water. Because you are actually consuming the leaves (instead of taking them out with a tea bag), matcha has increased levels of antioxidants and nutrients when compared to steeped green tea. It also has moderate caffeine levels, making it a great...

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Our 4 Favourite Natural Substitutes for your Bathroom Essentials

Our 4 Favourite Natural Substitutes for your Bathroom Essentials

It seems we have so many things lying around the house these days. We are always being tempted to buy some new product that promises to be the next big thing- from the new all-purpose cleaner that promises not to leaves streaks on our mirrors to the new toner that promises to shrink all our pores. But what if we could cut down this list by using a natural product or ingredient we may already have laying around the house? Here are 4 of our favourite bathroom essentials to get you started: Coconut oil What is it conventionally used for?...

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