holidays

Vegan peppermint patties and chocolate almond marzipan on a plate

Chocolate Coated Marzipan Bites

Scrumptiously delicious! These sweet poppers are far from my usual low sugar recipes but are one of our favourite little nipples to create every holiday season. It makes the list every year when my daughter and I team up in the kitchen for some quality family time. This is a simple version of a traditional… Continue Reading Chocolate Coated Marzipan Bites

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Almond butter and oatflour christmas cookies

Almond Butter and Oat Flour Christmas Cookies

Power pakcked cookies for Christmas These little plant based cookie gems are rich in fiber and healthy fat and low in processed sugar, making a great treat to add to your baking catalogue for Christmas or all year round. Whole grain oats add fiber and almond butter adds healthy fats and protein which helps maintain… Continue Reading Almond Butter and Oat Flour Christmas Cookies

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Easy Vegan Slivered Almond Brittle

A healthier version of a loved holiday treat This spin off of a classic brittle leaves out the white sugar, corn syrup and butter and replaces them with maple syrup, coconut sugar and coconut oil, when, after baked in the oven creates a perfectly golden brittle for a healthier treat. I have made this recipe… Continue Reading Easy Vegan Slivered Almond Brittle

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Essential Oil Diffuser Blends for the Warm and Fuzzy’s this Winter Season

It’s beginning to smell a lot like Christmas! There is nothing like the smells of coniferous trees, peppermint and spices to add to the warm and fuzzy feelings of the winter season. If you love diffusing essential oils to uplift your mood, these blends are sure to satisfy. Add them to a diffuser or spritzer… Continue Reading Essential Oil Diffuser Blends for the Warm and Fuzzy’s this Winter Season

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Top Tips to Keeping the “Happy” in the Holidays and Avoiding Burn Out 

Merry happy holiday winter season greetings! From nostalgic, warm-fuzzy feelings to stress, dread and everything in between, the winter holidays can conjure up a whole expanse of emotions for people riding the winter wonderland sleigh. Social conditioning has etched out that it is the time of year for giving generously  of gifts and acts of… Continue Reading Top Tips to Keeping the “Happy” in the Holidays and Avoiding Burn Out 

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A view of the stars and milky way at night above a mountain. The mountain and stars are reflected in a lake below.

A Reflection on Being Canadian on Canada Day

It’s July 1st, do I hang my flag or my head? Happy Canada Day to my fellow Canadians! I wanted to write a quick thought on this day of celebration. I feel the last couple years have been difficult to understand our position as patriotic Canadian citizens. After the discovery of several unmarked graves at… Continue Reading A Reflection on Being Canadian on Canada Day

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Road trippin’ without trippin’ up

Whether you are packing up the family for an excursion, travelling for work or off on an adventure, I got you covered for ways to stay true to your health commitments while cross country truckin’! This week I have been on the road with my husband. He often travels for work and I love joining… Continue Reading Road trippin’ without trippin’ up

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Vegan Peanut Butter Cups on a plate

VeganPeanut Butter Cups

Move over Reese’s, there is a new kid in town! Looking for alternatives  to avoid the sugar madness over holiday’s but sstill want to celebrate with a treat? Try these low sugar, vegan peanut butter cups to satisfy your love of chocolate without the processed ingredients and high sugar content. Share with a friend, these… Continue Reading VeganPeanut Butter Cups

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Vegan Lemon Cheesecake with Pecan Oat Crust

They’ll never know it’s vegan! There is just something about the freshness of lemons I can’t get enough of and this recipe is no exception! One bite of this and I was **swoon** over the moon excited that I put it together! A simple oat and pecan crust with an even easier lemon filling and… Continue Reading Vegan Lemon Cheesecake with Pecan Oat Crust

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Inner Vision Health and Wellness Karyn Lawson RMT INHC